Dr. Debra Ford, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Female

Washington 2041 Georgia Ave NW Washington, DC 20060 Get Directions
Dr. Debra Ford, MD
Dr. Debra Ford, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Ford is affiliated with Howard University Hospital.

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Dr. Ford's Performance
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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
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  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Ford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Howard Univ Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Howard University

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Howard University

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Tex Houston

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy