Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 76
  
Dr. Tootla
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Tootla & Associates MD PC

5220 Highland Rd Ste 200 Waterford, MI 48327

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(248) 334-3197

Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Waterford, MI. He graduated from University Of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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Dr. Tootla accepts the following insurance:

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
Open Access Plus
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
Preferred PPO
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
Priority PPO
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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Dr. Tootla's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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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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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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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

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Wonderful !! Accurate diagnosis and very kind doc.
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Oct 27, 2018
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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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Sarah in Waterford, MI – Oct 16, 2018
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Best doctor I've ever met
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lolo44 in MI – Aug 23, 2018
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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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Lauri Cobb in Plymouth – Jun 13, 2017
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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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Waterford, MI – Apr 05, 2017
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From the time I entered the facility to the completion of my testing, everyone beginning with the receptionist was warm, courteous and caring. With such an "intimate" procedure it was reassuring to know I was in a professional environment with a highly qualified team.
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PA in Rochester Hills, Michigan – Nov 30, 2016
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Dr. Tootla and staff are wonderful down to earth people, Dr. Tootka himself went above and beyond to help me!! Would highly recommend
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Krista in Clarkston, mi – Feb 28, 2016
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Dr. Tootla performed my colon resection surgery for stage III colon cancer (HNPCC) back in February, 2000. I'll never forget his kind bedside manner and comforting words just before surgery as shared some of his own personal history. Having several different surgical experiences since, no surgeon has even come close to Dr. Tootla in showing genuine care and concern for me as a patient.
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Patrice MacWilliams – Feb 13, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Farouk Tootla, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Waterford, MI. He graduated from University Of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Education

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
Residency Hospital
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Kwazulu-Natal/Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1972
Henry Ford Hospital
Internship Hospital

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Locations

Tootla & Associates MD PC

Colon & Rectal Surgery of Flint5220 Highland Rd Ste 200 Waterford, MI 48327
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