Dr. Anthony Firilas, MD

Dr. Anthony Firilas, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Anthony Firilas, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

125 Doughty St Ste 280

Charleston, SC 29403

Contact Information

(843) 958-1281

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Firilas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Fissure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Firilas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Carle Fndn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Conemaugh Valley Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Firilas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Firilas' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Firilas to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Firilas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Absolutely wonderful communicator, knowledgeable, did a procedure on my mom who is in her 90s and she is Home with little or no pain. Would recommend to anyone wholeheartedly.
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Hi Michele, we appreciate your positive review about your's and your mother's experience with Dr. Firilas! Wishing your mother continued improvement. Don't hesitate to reach out if there is anything else we can do.

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Boy this guy is a piece of work. He gave me an exam found 7 internal and external hemorrhoids. I have COPD and require oxygen when exerting energy. He saw the oxygen tank and acted insulted that I made an appointment to see him. He said, with a highly arrogant tone, I can’t operate on you, because...more
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Hi there, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to the manager, Angie at (843) 958-1281 to discuss this further. Thanks.

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Been dealing with a health issue for over 2 years, I have been to 3 different doctors trying to get to the bottom of it,I saw this doctor today he didn't have a answer either but told me I don't need to see more doctors that he would find out n treat my illness,very good bedside manners and very...more
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April, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with Dr. Firilas and thank you for the great review! I will be sure to share with Dr. Firilas.

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Connects easily with his patients. Knowledgeable, unhurried, answers all your questions. Unquestionably, a total professional.
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Wonderful and caring dr! Will listen to all of your concerns and help you to get back to normal! Would recommend him to anyone one that needs a specialist!
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