Dr. Phillip Dascher, MD

Dr. Phillip Dascher, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Phillip Dascher, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tavares, FL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in general surgery and proctology.

1290 Waterman Way

Tavares, FL 32778

Contact Information

(352) 742-0054

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dascher performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Dascher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dascher "Forty years of practice have helped me have insight into the anxiety and emotions of the patient facing surgical treatment. This office provides a relaxed, unrushed, and friendly atmosphere. I have always tried to provide for the needs of each individual and strive to maintain a warm and cordial doctor-patient relationship."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Proctology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dascher does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Percutaneous 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Naval Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Naval Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Vice Chief of Staff - Florida Hospital Waterman, Eustis, Florida, 2003 - 200
  • Chief of Surgery - Waterman Hospital, Eustis Florida, 1986 - 198
  • Chief of Surgery - Naval Regional Medical Center, Orlando Florida, 1978 - 198
  • Chief of Staff - Florida Hospital Waterman, Eustis, Florida, 2005 - 200
  • Chief of Surgery - Naval Regional Medical Center, Puerto Rico, 1975 - 197
  • Chief of Surgery - Florida Hospital Waterman, Eustis, Florida, 1999 - 200
Media & Publications

Dr. Dascher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dascher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dascher to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dascher'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 (1)

Dr. Dascher is a true professional and a gentleman. He is an exceptionally knowledgable and experienced surgeon. He is generally a quiet spoken man. He and his staff are an asset to Florida Hospital Waterman and the region in general. My inguinal hernia surgery was an excellent experience. A+++ If...more
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