Dr. Jennifer Rea, MD

Dr. Jennifer Rea, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Jennifer Rea, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2006 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read her story

2620 Wilhite Dr

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 278-6031

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Baptist Health Services Group
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
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Dr. Rea's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rea treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rea treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Constipation
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Dr. Rea treats Constipation more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rea treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rea performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rea performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rea'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
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

"The question, "why would someone ever go into this field?" comes up quite a bit in my office. The answer comes so easily for me. I get to practice the most exciting medicine and surgical procedures that I was exposed to in training. I could not imag...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2013
Oschner Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Oregon Health and Science University
Residency Hospital
2007
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
2006
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School
2002
Louisiana State Univeristy
Undergraduate School
2013
2012
2007
2006
2002

Awards

Dr. Rea's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rea

4.4

Based on 26 reviews

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She did surgery on my wife in September , after care was pathetic leading her for excessive antibiotics and no empathy for a patient. We have to change a surgeon in another facility and her surgery wound got cured after 4 months which she ruled out to be cured in Nov. She used wrong technique and...Read More
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Dr. Rea, Preformed a Colectomy on me that was a very complicated case. It went extremely well. I couldn't have ask for a better health care provider. In my history of the physicians that I have dealt with in the past, she is the one that I would recommend for anyone that may have serious issues....Read More
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Dr Rhea was amazing! I was having severe pain and rectal bleeding. I was really scared something was really wrong. She was so kind and knowledgeable. She put me at ease and let me know she could help me .She did rubber band ligation on my hemmoroids and was so gentle and efficient. She took a...Read More
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Dr. Rea is very compassionate, professional and knowledgable. I had my very first colonoscopy this morning. I was very nervous. Not only did Dr Rea prepare me for what to expect, I can honestly say she has some of the most compassionate team members I have ever met (Katie and Lynn, If memory serves...Read More
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Dr Rea is wonderful! She is very caring and attentive to her patient's needs and desires. The office is clean and the staff are friendly and helpful. Highly recommend her!!
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