Dr. Katherine M. Trahan, MD

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Dr. Katherine M. Trahan, MD

General Surgery | Female

MARTHA JEFFERSON MEDICAL ASSOCIATES 500 Martha Jefferson Dr Fl 5, Charlottesville, VA 22911 Get Directions
(434) 654-7000

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Dr. Trahan specializes in General Surgery and practices in Charlottesville, VA. She practices at 2 locations.

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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair

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    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Trahan has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement 
      • Amount or Range: Average
      • Nature of Complaint: PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Settlement for 400,000.00 with 200,000.00 upon my behalf.
      • State: Virginia
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      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

    • Medical School
      Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      U Tx Med Br

      Completed in 2003

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Trahan's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Trahan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients