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Dr. Dean Kocay, MD

Dr. Dean Kocay, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

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

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(512) 309-1906

Dr. Kocay accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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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
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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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
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • 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
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • 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
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • 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
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • 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 traditi...


  • 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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Good afternoon everyone I will tell you that as a specialist in general surgery doctor is a great doctor and I recommend it to all people who have a surgery problem to contact their office at 5129120480 and I made an appointment with him, I olive Rojas Santana it is recommended I am a patient from...Read More
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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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