Dr. Daniel Bacal, MD

Dr. Daniel Bacal, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Daniel Bacal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1994 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

18181 Oakwood Blvd Ste 212

Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
more than 90% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Bacal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bacal "Languages: English, Spanish EDUCATION Universidad Central de Venezuela Doctor of Medicine Caracas, Venezuela December 1994 Honors: Magna cum Laude Award. Ranked first out of a class of 163 students. Award for Excellency. POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IRCAD/ European Institute of Telesurgery Clinical and Research Fellow, University Louis Pasteur Minimally Invasive Surgery Strasbourg, France August 2002- July 2003 Chairman: Jacques Marescaux St Joseph Mercy Hospital Chief Resident, General Surgery Affiliated with University of Michigan July 2001- June 2002 Ann Arbor, Michigan General Surgery Residency Program Director: Seth Wolk July 1998- June 2001 General Surgery Internship July 1996- June 1998 WORK EXPERIENCE Beaumont Hospital and Medical System Attending Surgeon Dearborn, Michigan May 2013- Current Dearborn Surgical Associates Attending Surgeon, Private Practice Dearborn, Michigan August 2005- April 2013 Beaumont-Oakwood Hospital and Medical System Medical Director Bariatric Program Dearborn, Michigan November 2005- Current Surgical Associates of NW Indiana Attending Surgeon, Private Methodist Hospitals, IN Practice Community Hospital, IN August 2003- July 2005 Methodist Hospitals, Cancer Committee Cancer Committee member Merrillville/ Gary, IN Liaison Physician Commission of Cancer ACS February 2004- July 2005"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bacal "Provide compassionate care to all patients"

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St Joseph Mercy University Mich
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Eits University Louis Pasteur
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Minimally Invasive Surg Trng Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bacal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bacal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bacal to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bacal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Bacal and his staff are amazing!!!!! He is firm but has a great bed side manner. I absolutely look forward to my appointments with him and I learn more each time.
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