Dr. Paul Savoca, MD

Dr. Paul Savoca, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Paul Savoca, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Virginia Surgery Associates

1800 Town Center Dr Ste 216

Reston, VA 20190
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Savoca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savoca performs Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Savoca performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savoca performs Colectomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Savoca performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Savoca treats Abscess more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Savoca treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Savoca's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Bleeding
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I wanted to be a surgeon because I have always wanted to work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment. Caring for patients and performing surgery meets that desire. My career as a surgeon has given me great perspective on life and ...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Yale University
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    Yale University
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985
  • 1980
    SUNY
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2005
  • Research Prize, New England Colorectal Society, 1990
  • Research Award Association of VA Surgeons, 1989
  • Resident Competition Winner, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 1989
  • US News & World Report Top Doctor, 2010
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2008
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2012
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital Resident Teaching Award, 2010
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2010
  • Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2002

Media & Publications

  • Washingtonian Top Doctor 2000-2012 US News and World Report Top Doctor Castle-Connelly Top Doctor Swarthmore Who's Who List,

Dr. Savoca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Savoca

4.1

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
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2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
17.857142857142858%
(5)

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Dr is okay. Office staff are incompetent. Twice they canceled on me the day of my appointment. The last time, after waiting an additional two weeks after they canceled my appointment, I showed up at the appointed time and was told the doctor was no longer in the office. “We tried to call but...Read More
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Best in town, and can save you some money if a procedure can be accomplished at the office.
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High! How many stars can there be for one who saves your life. It isn't so much what he did, but the how truly resonated, both beforehand and afterward. Dr Savoca was there in presence, in his time and with great insight and advice. He did great in considering me the patient and my wife with...Read More
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Dr. Savoca did an excellent job on my colon surgery! He kept me informed of my options, and when the time came for the procedure, did an outstanding job. This entire situation came as a big surprise to me and Dr. Savoka was there every step of the way with knowledge, sound advice, and surgical...Read More
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Dr Savaco did an amazing job with my colon surgery Thanks to him and his staff!!!
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Guardian
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA

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