Dr. Joseph Cali, MD

Dr. Joseph Cali, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(26)
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Dr. Joseph Cali, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

915 Gessner Rd Ste 600

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Texas Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cali's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cali to family and friends
4.5
based on 26 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Cali's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Houston Texas |
Dr. Cali is an EXCELLENT surgeon but also an EXCELLENT human being. He has a smile that will capture your heart while he is saving your life. I will forever be grateful to Dr. Cali for his care and concern during colon cancer. When you are at your lowest point, it is reassuring to have a doctor...more
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in Houston, Texas |
He is the best doctor & surgeon out there. He has excellent bedside manner & more importantly surgeon skills. He has saved my life multiple times over 13 years. I owe him everything. He realized something was wrong when no one else did. He is also very caring & knowledgeable. He treats all his...more
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in Houston, TX |
Great Doctor and very patient friendly and he has a great staff to assist him.
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in Katy, TX |
Excellent surgical experience. All questions answered thoroughly.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cali accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cali has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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