Dr. Eric Rau, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 54

General Surgery

Dr. Eric Rau, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houlton, ME and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lady Of The Sea General Hospital and Physicians Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Eric Rau, MD

Houlton Regional Hospital

20 Hartford St Houlton, ME 04730 ()
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Dr. Rau is affiliated with Physicians Medical Center Houma, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Rau's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau treats Abdominal Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Rau treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rau performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau performs Wound Repair more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rau performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rau's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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HMO Maine-ME POS
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Silver (HMO Maine) POS
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Silver Blue Choice Chamber-ME PPO Plus
Silver Blue Choice w/HSA-ME PPO Plus
Silver Blue Choice-ME PPO
Silver Maine HMO
Silver Maine Plus HMO
Silver Pathway Chamber Plus w/H.S.A-ME HMO
Silver Pathway Chamber Plus-ME HMO
Silver Pathway Plus w/HSA-ME HMO
Silver Pathway-ME HMO
Silver w/HSA (HMO Maine ) POS
Silver X (Off Exchange)-ME POS
Silver X (Pathway X Network)-ME POS
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
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Dr. Rau's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rau

4.4

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Excellent care when your in dr rau hands
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Feb 01, 2021
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I saw Dr Eric a few weeks ago he is so nice and easy to talk to. He was very knowledgeable and i felt at ease with knowing he would be doing my surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Houma, LA – Mar 10, 2017
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Knowledgeable and skilled Physician that understands how a person wants to be treated. Staff is some of the best in the area. You're in good hands with Dr. Eric!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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2 people found this helpful
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Scott in Houma, LA – Nov 03, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Eric Rau, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houlton, ME and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from La State Univ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
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Board Certifications

Education

1998
Lsu Med Ctr & Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1994
Interim LSU Public Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School
Nicholls State University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Eric Rau, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rau frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage), and Wound Repair. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rau treats.

Where is Dr. Eric Rau, MD's office located?

Dr. Rau's office is located at 20 Hartford St, Houlton, ME 04730. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Eric Rau, MD speak?

Dr. Rau speaks Spanish, French, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Houlton Regional Hospital20 Hartford St Houlton, ME 04730
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Lady Of The Sea General Hospital

Cut Off, LA

91% Patients that would definitely recommend, 21% higher than the national average

Physicians Medical Center

Houma, LA

91% Patients that would definitely recommend, 21% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Terrebonne General Medical Center

Houma, LA

66% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% lower than the national average