Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO
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General Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

I strongly believe that patient-physician relationship is the cornerstone in the ultimate success.

Biography

Dr. Irfan Wadiwala, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Wadiwala is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center, CHI St. Luke's Health - The Vintage Hospital, North Cypress Medical Center, Houston Northwest Medical Center and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.

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based on 78 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Wadiwala's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
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  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
in Houston, Tx |
He met me 2 minutes before the operation and didn't to want to converse on my diagnosis or condition. Post-op I have not seen him. He left 2 sheets of paperwork for me and disappeared. Not only would I not recommend him- I'd warn people to choose a different surgeon.
in Spring, TX |
I do not like leaving low reviews for anyone, however he seems to have no time for post operation follow up. I have made numerous attempts to contact him for a work excuse and gather other post operations information. His staff always states he is busy and they will pass along the information. He maybe a good surgeon but I suggest if you have questions be prepared to have to wait. I hope your experience is better than mine
in Houston, TX |
Amazing doctor who really cares about his patients and changing lives. He takes the time to explain and ensure you are ready and feel comfortable with the procedure.
in Katy, TX |
Told me it was a free consultation, but charged my insurance $250! I never had any services provided!
Houston, TX |
I love Dr. Wadiwala he was great I had my gallbladder removed. I have recommend him to my sister as well.
Dr. Wadiwala has helped me get my like back.. I was diagnosis es with pre-diabetes and uncontrolled hypertension. After 8 months of under going bariatric surgery My pre-diabetes has resolved and my blood pressure is under control. Thank you for your help. I have recommend him to many of my own family & friends.
Houston, TX |
Initial bariatric surgery and recovery was good. 2-3 years post surgery follow up very poor. Dr. Wadiwala was unconcerned with my new pain and digestive issues, mostly interested in any referrals I could send to him and any new procedures that I wanted done. Once he discovered I was just there to follow up for the new pain issue he said, I'll work it up if you want me to, otherwise let me know if the pain gets excruciating. I'll see a gastroenterologist who will know more about GI system.
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Dr. Wadiwala's Care Philosophy

I strongly believe that patient-physician relationship is the cornerstone in the ultimate success.

Dr. Wadiwala's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Boil
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Injuries
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laceration
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Tumor
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lump
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Mass
  • Mole
  • Multi-System Organ Failure
  • Obesity
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Tumor
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    King Drew Med Ctr

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Arrowhead Reg Med Ctr

    Completed in 2007

    King-Drew

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    California

    Graduated in 2005

    El Camino

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Polypectomy
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic