Dr. Philip Leggett, MD

Dr. Philip Leggett, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Philip Leggett, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

Philip L Leggett MD

800 Peakwood Dr Ste 8B

Houston, TX 77090
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Leggett's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leggett performs Esophageal Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Leggett performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leggett performs Stomach Surgery more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Leggett performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leggett performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Leggett performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Leggett's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Leggett is a native Houstonian and an internationally recognized minimally invasive surgeon. Dr. Leggett has pioneered the innovation and adoption of advanced laparoscopic technologies and techniques throughout his 30 years in surgery and is the author of many publications in the field. He is a leader when it comes to treating acid reflux and diagnosing Barrett's esophagus.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1975
    University Of Texas
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Leggett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Leggett

3.8

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Leggett was very thorough, professional, and kind. He explained every procedure he needed to do and made us feel comfortable. His staff was courteous. We were offered warm blankets several times while waiting. I would recommend Dr. Leggett to anyone.
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Very professional and caring. Thoroughly explains diagnosis and options, which makes me comfortable going into surgery. Technically skilled, meaning procedures go quickly, less time under anesthesia. Follows up and monitors post-procedure. Seeing a surgeon can never be called a great...Read More
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I have been cared for by Dr. Leggett and his staff for over ten years. He and his staff have treated me like one of the family.
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I had surgery 1 year ago getting my gallbladder removed and a hernia fixed. I have had nothing but problems since. I have lost over 65 pounds due to being nauseated all the time and I now have been diagnosed with gastric paresis due to something that went wrong during surgery. Save your time and...Read More
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Leggett nearly killed me with lap-band surgery Aug 10, 2005. I have had severe complications since that time. He stuck the Trochar through my iliac artery, placing me in ICU! My physician now calls me "The Leggett Nightmare." DO NOT let this man perform surgery on you!!
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Sun: closed
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