Dr. Preetha Ali, MD

Dr. Preetha Ali, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Preetha Ali, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools in 2008 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read her story

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 510

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

(425) 646-7400

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • 43 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoids
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more than 77% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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more than 74% of peers
Anal Disorders
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more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Ali's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ali "Most patients that walk into our clinic always ask the same question: "Why, Doc, did you choose colon & rectal surgery?!" The answer, while sounding very simple, is very true: to help people and make their lives better. We understand that most people who come to my clinic do not always want to be there, so we try our hardest to make it an environment where patients are comfortable talking about such a sensitive subject, and to make them feel that we are here for them to make a part of their lives more manageable and improve what we can to be best of our abilities. I chose colon and rectal surgery because I am able to treat a wide range of disease processes from benign disease to malignant disease, which ranges from medical management to surgical management. I perform a spectrum of surgical interventions from colonoscopy, to office procedures, to outpatient anorectal surgery, to larger laparoscopic and robotic abdominal surgeries. The thing I treasure the most about my practice is that I consider my relationship with my patients a partnership where we work together to get to point B, and that I can offer them a safe place to address their concerns about such sensitive subjects."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ali "My approach to patient care starts with just education about their disease process and providing them access to trusted materials that they can process and read on their own time. I am not one to force my opinion on patients as to me, our relationship is a partnership where we work together to come up with the best treatment plan for him/her. I value a patient's input and expressing their concerns, time constraints, extenuating circumstances so that we can reach a common goal. 

I do my best to communicate with patients directly regarding results and next steps in medical and surgical management. I believe that if they have trusted me with their care that is it my duty to provide the best management I can directly to them."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Condyloma Fulguration
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Pelvic Prolapse Repair via Robotic Surgery
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.

Education

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Stamford Hosp Columbia U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Stamford Hosp Columbia U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Swedish Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ali's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ali to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ali's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Ali Says:
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Thank you so much for providing feedback! We value your opinion and consider each response individually so we can better our experience for our patients. More than anything, thank you for taking the time to reach out, and help us to better help you. If you have any other concerns or want to let us know directly about your feedback, please feel free to contact our office at (425) 646-7400 and ask to speak with our clinic coordinator.

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Patient Comments (1)

She was very thorough, knowledgeable, and personable. One of my best experiences at a doctor. She understood my reason for the visit, listened and answered all questions. She also provided me with a list of what to do and where to get the items on the list. When a doctor give you a lot of great...more
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