Dr. David Etzioni, MD

Dr. David Etzioni, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Etzioni, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

5779 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas


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Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Etzioni's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Etzioni "Dr. David Etzioni is the Chair of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and an Associate Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ('99) and completed his general surgical residency at UCLA ('06). While a resident at UCLA, he completed a Masters Degree in Health Services as part of a research fellowship funded through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. He subsequently completed his training in Colon and Rectal Surgery through the University of Minnesota. His clinical interests are wide-ranging, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and the use of minimally invasive surgery. His research and administrative interests are focused on the appropriate analysis, interpretation, and reporting of surgical outcomes data."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Etzioni "At Mayo Clinic, the needs of the patients come first. When you come into my office you deserve a physician who will look you in the eye and talk plainly about what your problem is and what can be done to help you. In this process I pledge to be your partner as we find a way to improve your health and quality of life through whatever means we decide together are the best. "


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated



  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Uc Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • U.C.L.A.
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Etzioni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Etzioni's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Etzioni to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Etzioni's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My name is Erik Becker and I had precancerous cells in my colon due to crohn's/colitis. I chose Dr. Etzioni as my surgeon and my operation and recovery went amazing! I am writing this 4 years after, now 25, because I have a 1 year old. I feel like Etzioni's expertise is the reason why I am here...more
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Dr. E is amazing! He is a skilled and talented surgeon who I believe save my husband's life. He takes the time to explain things clearly, has an amazing team around him, and even took the time to personally call to check in a few days after the surgical procedure. We feel lucky to have found him....more
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I decided to go to Mayo to discuss my options for a reconnection after losing my entire colon to toxic mega colon and was luckily placed in the skilled and caring hands of this wonderful surgeon. I was very reluctant to have the surgery as I thought that the outcome could be worse than having an...more
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