Dr. Chitra Sambasivan, MD

Dr. Chitra Sambasivan, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Chitra Sambasivan, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

15015 Kirby Dr Ste 201

Houston, TX 77047

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Fissure
very high
more than 94% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 74% of peers
Anal Disorders
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sambasivan "To provide state of the art surgical care in a professional yet personalized fashion.  Our practice seeks to involve the patient and their family in every step of their care in order to achieve the best result.  You as the patient, being comfortable with care you receive is my ultimate goal."

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*

19  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Robert Wood Johnso Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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