Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD

Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 74
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Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Waterford, MI. He graduated from University of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty of Medicine and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

5220 Highland Rd Ste 200

Waterford, MI 48327

Contact Information

(248) 334-3197

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Tootla's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tootla treats Constipation more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Tootla treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tootla treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Tootla treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tootla treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Tootla treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Tootla's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Open
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Waterford, MI. He graduated from University of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty of Medicine and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
    Residency Hospital
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School

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Dr. Tootla's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tootla

4.3

Based on 18 reviews

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1 Star
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Wonderful !! Accurate diagnosis and very kind doc.
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I went to so many doctors before I went to Dr. Tootla and all I can say is thank god I found him! He diagnosed my problem accurately (something many others were unable to do) and I was feeling better in no time. Highly recommend!!
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Best doctor I've ever met
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I recommend Dr. Tootla to ALL patients! It's awkward to have issues "back there." He is an amazing surgeon, made me feel comfortable, and knows what he's doing. I drive almost an hour to see him. =) ~Lauri
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Excellent doctor with such a kind bedside manner. He really made me feel comfortable despite my situation. Would highly reccomend him.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Priority Health
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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