Dr. Elizabeth McConnell, MD

Dr. Elizabeth McConnell, MD

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Dr. Elizabeth McConnell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

6245 N 16th St Bldg 1

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. McConnell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Fissure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McConnell treats Anal Fissure more than 100% of her peers

Dr. McConnell treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McConnell performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 100% of her peers

Dr. McConnell performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McConnell treats Hemorrhoids more than 100% of her peers

Dr. McConnell treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. McConnell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Repair
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Anorectal Stricture
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Malakoplakia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Fistula
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Internal Anal Sphincter Myopathy
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lynch Syndrome I
  • Lynch Syndrome II
  • Lynch Syndromes
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stenting
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • YAG Laser Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

Achieve Health for Life. Our Mission is to treat every patient as an individual, to recognize that the healthcare need of each patient is different and quality of life is as important as quantity of life. We wish to provide healthcare and limit time ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2000
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1997
San Joaquin Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
San Joaquin Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1997
1993
1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • "Top Doc" Phoenix, 2012
  • "Top Doc" Phoenix, 2008
  • "Top Doc" Phoenix, 2009
  • "Top Doc" Phoenix, 2007

Media & Publications

  • Mayo Gastrointestinal Surgery. Chapter 42: Rectal Cancer, 2003
  • Megacolon: Congenital and Acquired,, 2002
  • Population based incidence of complicated diverticular disease based on age and gender. ., 2002
  • Depletion of activated Vbeta8+ T cells disrupts bispecific antibody directed antitumor immunity., 2004
  • Comparative Urine Protein Phenotyping Using Mass Spectrometric Immunoassay, 2003
  • Metastatic melanoma to the colon: Case series and review of the literature with outcome analysis., 2003
  • ErbB-beta-catenin complexes are associated with human infiltrating ductal breast and murine mammary tumor virus (MMTV)-Wnt-1 and MMTV-c-Neu transgenic carcinomas., 2002
  • Dendritic cell-tumor cell fusion and staphylococcal enterotoxin B treatment in a pancreatic tumor model., 2002
  • A designed glycoprotein analogue of Gc-MAF exhibits native-like phagocytic activity, 2006
  • The Kocker pull: A quick, simple, and cosmetic method of opening the abdomen. ., 2002

Dr. McConnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McConnell

3.9

Based on 51 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(36)
4 Stars
1.9607843137254901%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(3)
1 Star
21.568627450980394%
(11)

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I met Dr. McConnell early 2000's. I was young and scared with a pretty serious situation. I had limited time with my insurance, I called to see if they would take new patients. I thank God they were. They saw me immediately. She and her staff are so kind, compassionate and professional. I remember...Read More
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Dr McConnell performed hemorrhoid surgery on me and did a great job. She is a direct and to the point Dr and I appreciate that about her. I would highly recommend her.
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Dr. McConnell has done my last three colonoscopies. Not only is she great at what she does, she answers all your questions. Her staff is great ! Very kind and puts you to ease! All my cousins use her (that is how I got started) and I recommend her all the time. #1 in my book.
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Dr. McConnell was excellent, I had a surgery to fix a fissure a year prior that the initial surgeon botched. She took a long time to explain what my issues were to me, even drew me a diagram to show me. I had to have another surgery to correct the first one and I was very hesitant because I was...Read More
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had surgery on 12-14-17 very pleased with the results healed up faster than I thought I would follow up on 12-21-17 and every thing was good .Her nurse Bonnie is great wish more were like her. overall pleased my only complaint is some of her staff needs to know her policies a little better got...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Golden Rule
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Medicare Advantage PFFS
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Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
UnitedHealthCare
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