Dr. Issam Halaby, MD

Dr. Issam Halaby, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Issam Halaby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

Surgical Associates of Venice & Englewood

5741 Bee Ridge Rd Ste 320

Sarasota, FL 34233
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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Top Care Areas

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Leg and Foot Ulcers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 93% of peers

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14  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

152  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Boil
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carcinoma
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hives
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Injuries
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lipomas
  • Lump
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rosacea
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Spider Veins
  • Spindle Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Ulcer Perforation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Ventral Hernia
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111  Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Breast Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Oophorectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Adrenal Artery Stenting
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • 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)
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ultrasound, SMA
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • American University Of Beirut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Rochester / Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Halaby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I've had two surgical procedures done by Dr. Halaby and both times he did an excellent job. I would highly recommend him.
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Shirley Griffin in Venice, FL – Jul 12, 2018
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Dr. Halaby explained what my surgery entailed and was very personable and showed concern for me. I couldn't have asked for a more competent surgeon to be available when I needed emergency surgery. He saved my life. During follow-up visits, he answered all my questions and was very thorough.
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venice, FL – May 31, 2018
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my was experience was an emergency. i had a perforated colon and needed to make an instant decision. Dr Halaby wwent over all my options and madeit clear that i needed imediate surgery and that i had no real other choice due to the risk of sepsis infection.
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thomas laureno in Northport, FL – May 17, 2018
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He did surgery on my left leg to improve circulation and now I am in no pain.
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Apr 10, 2018
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I would highly recommend Dr Halaby to anyone. The surgery, a AAA repair, and recovery went very well indeed. I feel very confident with Dr. Halaby. We are lucky to have him in Venice.
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Tom Farrell in Rotonda West Florida – Apr 09, 2018
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