Dr. Donald Colvin, MD

Dr. Donald Colvin, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Donald Colvin, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1975 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

2710 Prosperity Ave Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

(703) 280-2841

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Colvin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Colvin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Colvin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Colvin "My interest in medicine is very simple – caring for patients. I chose this specialty with the belief that patients with colorectal cancer and other colon diseases require expert care to achieve the best possible outcome."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • 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)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.

Education

  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Rutgers University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Colvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Colvin's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colvin to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Colvin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Colvin has an excellent bed-side-manner. He is very friendly, compassionate, great at listening and explains things very well. He’s up to date on treatments and makes them easy to understand. He takes his time, and doesn’t rush your appointment. He makes discussing personal, uncomfortable...more
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Dr Colvin explained every aspect of my condition and what needed to be done in terms I could understand. He patiently answered all of my qestions and scheduled the surgery to be done right away. A+++
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Dr Colvin performed a complicated unexpected surgery on my colon recently and I thank God that because of his skills as a surgeon, I was able to satisfactorily recover from it and enjoy life. He is very knowledgeable and compassionate Physician and I highly reccomend him and the entire group of...more
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Dr. Colvin was friendly and professional. He is clearly an expert at what he does, and took to explain the procedures and potential results, and to answer my questions. One of the best doctors I've been to.
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Donald Colvin may be a good doctor, but my experience with the practice was not good. I sat down for 5 minutes with a PA, and she messed up completely, compared to what my referring PCP sent me for. When I tried to straighten out the problem by having them call my doctor, I got a very...more
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