Dr. Hisham Elhassan, MD

Dr. Hisham Elhassan, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Dr. Hisham Elhassan, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Gezira in 1996 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

11104 Parkview Circle Dr # 320

Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Contact Information

(260) 489-8898

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elhassan "Dr. Hisham S. Elhassan, MD was born in 1972 in Khartoum, Sudan. He earned his MD degree from the University of Gezira in 1996. He completed his general surgery residency at Huron Hospital/Cleveland Clinic Hospital in 2006 in Cleveland, Ohio and in June 2007, he completed his Fellowship for Colon Rectal Surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital/Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Elhassan joined Northeast Indiana Colon Rectal Surgeons in 2007. Dr. Elhassan is certified by the American Board of Colon Rectal Surgeons and the American Board of Surgery and holds memberships with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Fort Wayne Medical Society, Indiana State Medical Association and the Society of American Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Surgeons. Dr. Elhassan is seeing patients at 11141 Parkview Plaza Drive. Suite 310 and 8028 Carnegie Blvd. Suite 500 in Fort Wayne, Ind. "
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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Elhassan does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Sphincterotomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Gezira
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Huron Hospital/Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital/Penn State College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elhassan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elhassan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elhassan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elhassan to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elhassan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

This man saved my mother's life!!! He was always there with us through all the tests and results, explaining all the way; even showed me the films saying we need to operate right away. He was new to my mom but treated her with care and respect...and gained hers. He is now my doctor and wouldn't...more
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My experience overall is 5 Star. Dr. Elhassan and the staff at PPG Colon Rectal Surgery were very attentive, insightful and willing to take the time to help me with a difficult lifetime problem. Who knew probiotics (Align) along with daily Miralax and Benefiber could help me with a lifetime of IBS....more
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I was sent to the ER on DuPont after having a CT scan at Parkview Columbia City. He met us in the holding room after another CT scan and told me you have early stages of stage 4 colon cancer. He immediately told us he will set up surgery in 4 days and remove tumor and get me back on my feet and on...more
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After my moms surgery , we never saw him again after recovery . For 5 weeks my mom screamed in pain. She was treated horribly & we were lied to time after time . I was told she had gas & she died days later , I still don't know why my mom is now gone . Horrible care
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He and his nurses were so considerate and nice. Dr. Elhassan was wonderful in explaining my surgery and afterwards explained what he he had done. He did a wonderful job on my colon surgery and I would definitely recommend him to anyone that needs surgery. His whole staff is so respectable like...more
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