Dr. Robert Santaella, MD

Dr. Robert Santaella, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(36)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Santaella, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Frisco, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

6898 Lebanon Rd Ste 103

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(972) 335-7874

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Vascular Disease
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more than 5% of peers
Cancer
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Santaella "We treat our patients as we would like to be treated. We match unequalled training and dedication with that philosophy."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Alabama, Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Alabama, Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santaella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santaella's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santaella to family and friends
3.6
based on 36 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Santaella's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Santaella Says:

We strive to take care of you in the best possible way, we won't compromise your care in any facet of our treatment plan.  We thank you for your feedback, and encourage you to contact us at any time directly at our email if there are any ways in which we can improve our care for all of our patients.


Patient Comments (10)

Little Elm, TX |
I had an excellent experience with surgery done by Dr. Santaella. Very friendly staff. Very informative and caring. Great surgeon!
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in Mckinney, TX |
The surgeon is good but his office manager Rochelle is very incompetent, and unprofessional. I have paid a bill that my insurance also paid, so the doctor's office got paid twice. Rochelle checked on it and found out that indeed this is what happened but every time I called the office she would...more
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in Frisco |
Excellent !!!! Great personality and very attentive.
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in Prosper, TX |
Dr. Santaella performed a Gastrointestinal Endoscopy on my wife approximately 4 years ago and the woman continues to suffer from stomach pain he caused by what he quoted as "snipping the tops" of 4 ulcers.
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Mckinney, TX |
Hernia repair 11/16. Not fixed. Returned to complain 12/16 and dr said all was fine even though I had a huge bulge. Sets a follow up appt for April 2017. By March the bulge was bigger and had daily pain. Returned to office. Dr claims that there is still no hernia. Sends me for a CT which shows I...more
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Dr. Santaella accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Choice
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Baylor Medical Center at McKinney
5252 W University Dr
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
12505 Lebanon Rd
Frisco, TX 75035
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
1105 Central Expy N
Allen, TX 75013
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Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
5601 Warren Pkwy
Frisco, TX 75034
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Forest Park Medical Center
11990 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243
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Methodist McKinney Hospital
8000 Eldorado Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75070
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