Dr. Kent Kossoy, MD

Dr. Kent Kossoy, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Kent Kossoy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kingwood, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

East Texas Clinic Services

22710 Professional Dr Ste 201

Kingwood, TX 77339
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Insurance Accepted

  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 76% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Kossoy'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

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • 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)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)

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

  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Ia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Ia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University So Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Texas Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kossoy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kossoy's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kossoy to family and friends
35 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Kossoy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Absolutely HORRIBLE bedside manner. Will not allow you to talk...HE does the talking... very arrogant and does not listen to the patient or family at all. Never came to see the patient after surgery... I would definitely talk to him before you decide to use this doctor... we had to have emergency...more
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Poor office staff. Dr. Kossoy was extremely polite and professional, told me that he wanted surgery on a specific date and that his admin would set everything up. I was told I would receive a call the next day, to go in for blood work. I waited 2 days before I called back to find out nothing...more
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Dr. Kossoy misdiagnosed my hernia as an ingernial hernia when it was actually a femoral hernia. He couldn't figure out why I was so swollen 3 weeks after surgery and could have simply done an ultra sound to see that he had misdiagnosed me. He told me that my hurnia was going to be so easy to fix....more
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Worst bedside manners possible. No compassion for the patient OR the family. He performed a surgery on my dad that caused further damage but refused (no surprise here) to accept responsibility. Waiting room at his office is unorganized and long waits. Bottom line: wish we had never met this doctor....more
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