Dr. Katherine Makohon, MD

Dr. Katherine Makohon, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Katherine Makohon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rockwall, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

4450 Tubbs Rd

Rockwall, TX 75032

Contact Information

(972) 722-3290

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Admar
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Affiliated Health Systems
  • Affiliated Healthcare
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Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makohon "Areas of expertise: General Surgery, Laparascopic Sugery, Breast Surgery."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

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78  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Neck Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Snare Polypectomy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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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

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  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Katherine Makohon, MD
I totally recommend Dr. Makonhon to family and friends. If I ever have to have surgery again I will go to Dr. Makonhon. I recently had to have an emergency surgery for acute appendices. She is very caring and took her time to fully explain procedure. she is genuinely caring and takes time to listen...Read More
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Jen Perales in Rockwall , TX – May 19, 2018
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Claimed I had hernias not once else saw on scans. Talked me into both surgeries. Been a nightmare for 7 months on both. Infections, scars that wont heal. Kicked me out to pain management and refused my calls. Seeking legal counsel. Avoid at all costs,.
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Dec 29, 2017
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I was admitted 3 times through ER for small bowel obstructions in a a period of 7 weeks. Dr. Makohon was not quick to suggest surgery, exploring all other options. After 3rd obstruction I was scheduled for small bowel surgery. She was amazing in her attention to me, her explaining the surgery, and...Read More
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N. Bollman in Rowlett, TX – Feb 24, 2017
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beware! Old school dr that does not do advanced new surgeries!
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L Sommer in Rockwall, TX – Dec 07, 2016
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Had gallbladder surgery in 2012 felt blessed to have her as my Surgeon.
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Mark in Quinlan TX – Oct 13, 2016
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