Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 49

Dr. Cottrell
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
8080 State Highway 121 Ste 120 McKinney, TX 75070

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(972) 600-2601

Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in McKinney, TX and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Lake Pointe and Medical City Frisco. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cottrell to book an appointment.

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Dr. Cottrell is affiliated with Medical City Mckinney McKinney, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cottrell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell treats Appendicitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Cottrell treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cottrell performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cottrell treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Cottrell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Cottrell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Preferred PPO
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Dr. Cottrell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cottrell

3.4

Based on 9 ratings

5 Stars
55.55555555555556%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (5)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Explained conditions well (5)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
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Terrible Doctor I would have died waiting for him to call me back. Greedy and money hungry! Make sure you bring a bag of money for his $450 office visit. He has a god-like ego but he lacks compassion and caring. Find another doctor!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mark Craber – Feb 04, 2020
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Celebrating 3 years of health since perforated appendix rupture...Dr. Cottrell did a fantastic job and in follow up as well. Thank you again Dr. C. JIM BURT
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jim burt in mesquite – Mar 16, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in McKinney, TX and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
2000
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
Internship Hospital
1999
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medical School
1994
Texas Tech University
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cottrell frequently treats Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, and Cholecystitis and Gallstones. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Cottrell treats.

Where is Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD's office located?

Dr. Cottrell's office is located at 8080 State Highway 121 Ste 120, McKinney, TX 75070. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

8080 State Highway 121 Ste 120 McKinney, TX 75070
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Cottrell is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Lake Pointe

Rowlett, TX

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

Medical City Frisco

Frisco, TX

1 Award Received

Medical City Mckinney

McKinney, TX

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)