Dr. Nsikak Umoh, MD

Dr. Nsikak Umoh, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Nsikak Umoh, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University in 2003 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

920 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 330

Shenandoah, TX 77380

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 66% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 31% of peers
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
more than 26% of peers

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Dr. Umoh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Umoh "Dr Umoh is double board certified in colorectal surgery and general surgery. He is highly skilled and experienced in the management of all aspects of colon and rectal surgery including benign and malignant diseases of the small bowel, colon, rectum and anus. In addition, Dr Umoh also treats some general surgical diseases particularly abdominal hernias and gallbladder disorders. Dr Umoh has authored several publications in respectable peer-reviewed journals. He has also presented research findings at both national and international conferences some of which include American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Meeting and the World Cancer Congress."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Umoh "Our practice focuses mainly on evaluation and management of colon, rectal and anal diseases. However, in addition to colorectal care, our team also manages some routine general surgical diseases particularly abdominal hernia and gallbladder diseases.

The goal of our practice is to provide you with comprehensive colon and rectal care of the highest quality. To achieve this we ensure the following:

  • expert and excellent surgical care
  • use of innovative, evidence based treatment options
  • personalized, patient centered care
  • use of recent technological advances

We know that whether you or your family are going through a colorectal illness, it can be daunting. We at The Woodlands Colon and Rectal Associates recognize this and will help manage and treat you in a kind, friendly and compassionate environment."

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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.


  • Ahmadu Bello University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Georgia Colon and Rectal Surg Assoc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Umoh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Umoh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Umoh to family and friends
13 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Umoh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Very professional and personable
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Dr. Umoh has a wonderful bedside manner and kept me well informed of what to expect and how to prepare for and best recover from the procedure.
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Dr. Umoh provided quality care and has a wonderful bedside manner.
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Great experience considering I was in extreme pain and looking for help when I made the appointment. Dr. Umoh and his nurse Elizabeth went out of their way to make me comfortable and to preserve for me at least a shred of dignity (given the area they were working on, if you get my drift). The...more
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Dr Umoh is an awesome surgeon. He took care of my hemorrhoids. No more pain from hemorrhoids! He is highly recommended.
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