Dr. Rahila Essani, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Female • Age 46
  
Dr. Essani

Scott & White Memorial Hospital

2405 S Clear Crk Rd Temple, TX 76508

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(254) 724-2111

Dr. Rahila Essani, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Temple, TX and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Essani has more experience with Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Aga Khan University / Aga Khan Medical College medical school in 1998. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Essani to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Essani

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Essani treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Essani treats other conditions, please contact the office at (254) 724-2111.

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.

Dr. Essani typically treats 50% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Dr. Essani's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Essani accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rahila Essani, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Temple, TX and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Essani has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1998
Aga Khan University / Aga Khan Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Scott & White Memorial Hospital

Scott & White Memorial Hospital2405 S Clear Crk Rd Temple, TX 76508
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

Temple, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)
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