Dr. Ernesto Drelichman, MD

Dr. Ernesto Drelichman, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Ernesto Drelichman, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from St. George University School of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

16001 W 9 Mile Rd Fl 3

Southfield, MI 48075

Contact Information

(586) 226-6120

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Drelichman "OUR MISSION To always put our PATIENTS FIRST. To utilize our knowledge, understanding, and care for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers and diseases that prevent our patients from living their lives to the fullest. To prevent colorectal cancer and its impact through: Education, risk assessment, screening and surveillance. We have all our records using an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System. We believe strongly in communication between referring physicians, patients and their families."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Adhesions
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Anorectal Stricture
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment Complications
  • Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Chronic Inflammatory Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Colitis-Like Hematochezia
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Malakoplakia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Condyloma
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Internal Anal Sphincter Myopathy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pruritus
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Radiation Enteritis
  • Radiation Tissue Damage
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectocele
  • Rectosigmoid Neoplasm
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Condyloma Fulguration
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • St. George University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St. John Providence
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Providence Hosptial, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Mayo Clinic, Division Of Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drelichman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drelichman's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drelichman to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Drelichman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I would have to write pages to say everything good I could about this man. He is by far the best doctor I've ever dealt with and I have seen far too many with my health issues over the past 10 years. His knowledge, the way he explains things, his bedside manner, his availability when you need to...more
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Saved my life. Enough said.
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Changed my whole quality of life. The whole staff is awesome
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Awesome bedside manner. I was uncomfortable with my condition and he set me at ease. He was also able to get me in for surgery quickly since I had already been off work two weeks. Though something went awry with the day of surgery scheduling and I was left waiting 3 more hours to go in, he couldn't...more
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