Dr. Dean Kocay, MD

Dr. Dean Kocay, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

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Dr. Dean Kocay, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kyle, TX. He specializes in general surgery.

Dean Kocay, MD

1300 Dacy Ln Ste 240

Kyle, TX 78640
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

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. Kocay's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kocay treats Appendicitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kocay treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kocay performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kocay performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Incisional Hernia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kocay treats Incisional Hernia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kocay treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kocay's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Central Line Insertion
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fine Needle Aspiration
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laceration Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
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)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Dean Kocay has comprehensive experience performing general surgical procedures for many conditions. Whenever medically possible, Dr. Kocay performs minimally invasive surgery, or laparoscopic surgery, which requires smaller incisions than trad...


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital
  • John Sealy Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • University Of Texas School Of Medicine
    Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Texas A&M Summa Cum Laude, 1976
  • Excellence in Surgical Teaching - Brackenridge, 1991

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What People Say About Dr. Dean Kocay, MD
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Dr Kocay removed a very large tumor from my shoulder which required an incision about 2” long. He was very careful about not ruining my tattoo. I cannot believe how well it turned out. After 10 days I can barely tell that I had surgery. There is hardly any scar at all, the man has skills. If I ever...Read More
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My wife recently had to have two hernias repaired. We couldn’t have found a better surgeon in Dr. Kocay or his staff, Cat and Sue. We felt like we were part of their family. The follow up my wife received, was as if she was their number one priority. I recommend them highly!!
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My primary care physician found a lump and sent me to Kocay for testing. Kocay removed the lump then performed three surgeries to close the incision. He had no idea what he was doing. He wanted to perform a fourth and I went to a second surgeon who was appalled at what had been done to me. The new...Read More
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Dr Kocay fit me in at 9:45 am the morning after an ER doc referred me and I was on the operating table three hours later. He went above and beyond to treat my condition quickly. He took excellent care of me and made sure my post op pain was managed, even prescribing a stronger pain med when I had...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
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