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 18 years. She graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

6245 N 16th St Bldg 1

Phoenix, AZ 85016

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  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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  • 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
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 ti...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Proctology

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

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3.9

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6%
(3)
1 Star
22%
(11)

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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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Horrible surgeon and very rude and arrogant. Refused to take care of her own complications
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