Dr. Kent I. Kossoy, MD

Dr. Kent I. Kossoy, MD

General Surgery | Male | 57 years old

Greater Houston Physicians Medical Association
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Dr. Kossoy specializes in General Surgery and practices in Kingwood, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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

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Dr. Kossoy's Review Details
3.9 based on 31 responses
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Experience with Dr. Kossoy
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (31)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (31)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (31)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kossoy's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (30)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (30)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (29)
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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. He didn't even take the time to make sure he was correct on his diagnostic because he is so cocky. Do not go to this butcher. Another doctor will be fixing his mess, one that cares about patients.
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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.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer

Procedures Performed

  • 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)
  • 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)

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1989

    University So Ala

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Texas Houston

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kossoy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients