Dr. Daniel Para, MD

Dr. Daniel Para, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Daniel Para, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

9515 W Camelback Rd Ste 132

Phoenix, AZ 85037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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Dr. Para's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Para treats Appendicitis more than 91% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Para performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Para performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Para treats Abdominal Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Para treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Para's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Ambulatory Phlebectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
Endovenous Laser Treatment
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Cancer
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Mastectomy
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Multiple Myeloma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Obesity
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebectomy
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Venous Sclerotherapy
Venous Ulcer
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I provide comprehensive care in a caring environment, and provide education in the pre and post-operative setting to alleviate any concerns related to the patient's surgical procedure and expected outcomes.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    Lehigh Vly Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Phoenix Integ Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Phoenix Integ Surgery
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1986
    Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Languages

  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Para's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Para

3.9

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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This man is absolutely amazing! A kind, compassionate, professional, and very thorough physician. He has done an endoscopy, colonoscopy, removal of a cyst, and major repair of my esophagus and herniated stomach. His front office staff is always on top of every patient need. They are equally...Read More
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Dr. Para was an amazing surgeon! From start to finish he was professional, kind, and his staff is amazing. My surgery was successful and recovery has been easy. I've had so many questions and his office staff took each of my calls and answered all questions thoroughly. I highly recommend Dr. Para.
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I had a great experience with having a medical procedure conducted by Dr. Para. The ladies in the office were very friendly. Dr. Para described the entire medical procedure before and results after. I appreciate all his efforts to a successful recovery period too. Thanks Dr. Para for helping me...Read More
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**** WARNING *** This guys is terrible. Please do yourself a favor and find another doctor. There are plenty of other doctors in the same area that perform all the same procedures. I have complications after a procedure and he does not care at all. He will not listen to anything I say. His massive...Read More
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He is very knowledgeable caring and great bed side manners.??. Hope is his office manager and thats a great name for her.??glad he and Dr. Simpson are my physicians.
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Arizona Foundation
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Medicaid
Universal Care
HealthChoice
HealthChoice PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
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Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
PacifiCare
PacifiCare PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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Gilbert Hospital

Gilbert, AZ