Dr. Babak Rad, MD
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General Surgery | Male

Newport Irvine Surgical Specialists- NISS 510 Superior Ave Ste 200G Newport Beach, CA 92663 Get Directions

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Dr. Babak Rad, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Newport Beach, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Rad is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.

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Dr. Rad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Laguna Woods, CA |
Not recommended. I saw Dr. Rad in the summer of 2016 for constipation, lower abdominal pain and rectal difficulties. He performed 2 tests decided nothing was wrong with me. Pain worsened 6 months later saw 2 more colorectal surgeons one with Cleveland Clinic and one with Cedars Sinai, both determined I had a kinked colon, 14" removed and a rectum needing repair. Dr Rad only relied on 2 tests and did not take the extra step to find out what was wrong with me, his attitude was quite dismissive.
Costa Mesa, CA |
He's the best doctor ever. He is talented and compassionate with amazing bed side manner. He actually saved my life.
in Santa Ana, CA |
Dr. Rad did a colon resection for me in January 2013 (I had colon cancer). He also did a colon resection for my wife in 2013 (she had diverticulitis). In both cases our surgeries were a success. 3.5 years later, we are still functioning normally despite losing a foot of our colon. I can't imagine a better surgeon.
newport beach, ca |
I know my recommendation may seem a bit over the top, but I cannot say enough about Dr. Rad and his staff. He saw me through a major surgery a year ago and then, was most helpful with another issue just recently. Rebecca is so easy and accommodating in scheduling an appointment. The office staff, especially Nikki, are wonderful. Experts all around. Their confidence and skill allay a patient's angst.
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Dr. Rad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    MED COLL OF PA

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    University Med Dent Nj

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Sthrn Ca

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • 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 Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance