Dr. Assar Rather, MD

Dr. Assar Rather, MD

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Dr. Assar Rather, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dover, DE. He specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

724 S New St

Dover, DE 19904

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Rather's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Dr. Rather performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rather performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rather treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Rather treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rather treats Anal Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rather treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rather's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
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
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Assar Rather, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dover, DE. He specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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Dr. Rather's Reviews

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4.4

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Dr. Rather is an excellent surgeon. Both my colostomy and reversal were complicated by adhesions. He was up to the task. His follow-up care was excellent.
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Dr. Rather is an excellent surgeon. He took his time explaining everything I needed to know prior to surgery. Explained worst and best case scenario‘s. He took his time during surgery and afterwards explained to me and family members everything that had been done. His follow-up care at the...Read More
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Dr. Rather was recommended to us by the Oncologist my wife was seeing due to a diagnosis of a large malignant tumor in her lower intestine. Dr. Rather was very pleasant and described fully the procedure he would be using, and was very reassuring that he would do his up most to help resolve the...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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