Dr. Malek Kanama, MD

Dr. Malek Kanama, MD

General Surgery  |  
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Dr. Malek Kanama, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lutz, FL. He specializes in general surgery.

19105 N US Highway 41

Lutz, FL 33549

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Appendicitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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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

Education data for Dr. Kanama is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kanama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanama to family and friends
4.4
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kanama's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

When I found out that I have to have surgery I became very concerned and scared about it. Even on my first visit to the surgeon I was very nervous. I never in a hospital before except to visit other people. It was not until I met Dr Malex Kanama and his staff that I felt much comfortable. As Dr...more
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Dr kanama is very good and very knowledgeable. He used all resources available at his disposal to treat me. He answered all my questions and was very patient with me.
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Very, very good. Great bedside manner.
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