Dr. Joseph Gallagher, MD

Dr. Joseph Gallagher, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Joseph Gallagher, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1989 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

110 W Underwood St

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

(407) 422-3790

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gallagher performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gallagher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

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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

  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Florida Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida-Gainesville
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Colon/Rectal Clin/Orlando Regl MC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gallagher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gallagher's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gallagher to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Gallagher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My husband and I have going to Dr. Gallagher for about 20 years & love him. The Underwood Clinc has the most caring people around. We've had colonoscopies and some surgeries there with Dr. Gallagher and would not even consider another doctor. Five stars for Dr. Gallagher and his stff!!
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what a great guy, for me he made a very anxious time very very laid back.
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