Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, MD

Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Megan Cavanaugh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 231

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 216-5380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Constipation
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 92% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cavanaugh "I manage the full range of colorectal conditions, with a special interest in anorectal diseases and disorders of the pelvic floor. I perform Colonoscopy and minimally invasive surgery and I also provide specialized diagnostic testing and treatment for fecal incontinence. I provide office and non-operative treatment for multiple anorectal conditions. I believe in treating patients with care and compassion. I want all patients to feel comfortable and I want no patient to fear their office visit."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

29

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Anorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Manometry
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Hamilton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care U Of Vt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care U Of Vt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cavanaugh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cavanaugh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cavanaugh to family and friends
3.9
based on 21 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Cavanaugh's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Portland, OR
Poor bedside manner, didn't offer solutions, left her office in tears and embarrasement. She will only help you if you seem like you have money. She profiled me as an opiate user and then never called to set up surgery.
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