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Dr. James Connaughton, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Connaughton

Dr. James Connaughton, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.


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Dr. Connaughton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Connaughton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connaughton treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Connaughton treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connaughton treats Abscess more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Connaughton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Connaughton treats Constipation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Connaughton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Connaughton'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, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Connaughton, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1998 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

2005
Christus Santa Rosa Health Care
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Wilford Hall Med Center/Uthsc
Residency Hospital
1999
Wilford Hall Med Center/Uthsc
Internship Hospital
1998
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
2003
1999
1998

Awards

Dr. Connaughton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Connaughton

4.7

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Connaughton is one of the best if not the best Dr that I have every had the pleasure of knowing. He's bedside manner is awesome....he is not hard to reach..he gives very clear details and explanations and I just appreciate him so much...He is a great Dr and I would recommend him to anyone...his...Read More
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staff is fabulous and kind.
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Great Staff! Great Dr!
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Every visit is very detailed and comfortable. I always leave confident with the care I get.
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