Dr. Anthony Macaluso Jr, MD

Dr. Anthony Macaluso Jr, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Anthony Macaluso Jr, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1993 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

4001 W 15th St Ste 280

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 985-7988

Insurance Accepted

  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Macaluso Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Macaluso Jr "Dr. Macaluso is a colorectal surgeon specializing in laparoscopic colon resections. Dr. Macaluso graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSMC) after only three years of undergraduate study at Texas A&M. During his time at UTSMC, Dr. Macaluso was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Macaluso teaches nationally attended courses in laparoscopic colon surgery, and performs multiple lectures. He is a mentor to local surgeons, teaching laparoscopic techniques and promoting the advancement of patient care. His focus is in laparoscopic surgery techniques and high definition colonoscopy with low volume, easily tolerated bowel preps. Dr. Macaluso is board certified from the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is the Medical Director of Surgical Services at the Medical Center of Plano."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Macaluso Jr "Our experienced, board certified physicians specialize in advanced laparoscopic procedures for the prevention and treatment of colorectal disorders and also offer robotic assisted surgery. We are committed to bring you the most advanced, compassionate colorectal health care available"

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

23  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Colon And Rectal Clinic Of Orlando
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Macaluso Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Macaluso Jr's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macaluso Jr to family and friends
32 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Macaluso Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Mac successfully handled my complex rectal cancer case with tremendous skill, and explained, in detail, the risks and challenges we would face. He is honest, straight-forward and can be relied upon to give you the facts. Every step of the way, he went above what was expected. My tumor is gone...more
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Do not go here...I saw the doctor and he was nice enough, but after I was set up for a colonoscopy, I got very ill with the prep. I called the hospital and cancelled, called the doctors office and left a message before they opened, then called back again as soon as they opened and they are...more
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My husband and I went to see Dr. Mac this week and we were over-the-moon in love with everyone in their office; from Kamber, at the front desk to Brittany, for scheduling surgery! Dr. Mac and Cindy could not have made us feel more at ease! It's always scary going to a new doctor, especially when...more
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In 2003, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. I was rushed to Dr. Macaluso, who very patiently explained to me and my wife what I had, where it was located and what he proposed to do. In June of that year, he operated, examined by lymph nodes and notified my wife, that everything would be fine. ...more
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I literally credit the good doctor with saving my life, he was straightforward with the facts about my condition but not once did he make me feel afraid or alone. His staff is outstanding and warm hearted I feel blessed to have found such a man. There's nothing else to say but thank you so much...more
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