Dr. Michael Appel, MD

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General Surgery | Male

6624 Fannin St Ste 2500 Houston, TX 77030 Get Directions
Dr. Michael Appel, MD

Dr. Michael Appel, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 56 years.

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Provides electronic prescriptions for patients.

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    Dr. Appel's Performance
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    Dr. Appel's Care Philosophy

    Provides electronic prescriptions for patients.

    Dr. Appel'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 General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Baylor University

      Graduated in 1961

    • Internship Hospital
      Colum Presby Hospital

      Completed in 1962

    • Residency Hospital
      Baylor College Med Hospital

      Completed in 1963

      Colum Presby Hospital

      Completed in 1968

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic