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Dr. Sophie Dessureault, MD

General Surgery ·  Female · Age 52

Dr. Dessureault

Dr. Sophie Dessureault, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia-Md in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.


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Dr. Dessureault's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dessureault treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Dessureault treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dessureault treats Ventral Hernia more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Dessureault treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dessureault treats Anal Disorders more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Dessureault treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Dessureault's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Mastectomy
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Sophie Dessureault is a surgical oncologist in the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center. She is an associate professor of oncology and surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Dessureault?s research and clinical interests include cancer vaccines that focus on reversing tumor-induced immune suppression.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University South Fla
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Toronto
Residency Hospital
1991
St Michaels Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia-Md
Medical School
Phd-University Of Toronto
2001
2001
1999
1991
1990

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Dr. Dessureault is so very knowledgeable! She was my 2nd opinion and my 1st Choice! Excellent!
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My first contact with Dr. Dessureault was very informative and straightforward. My gastroenterologist suspected a malignant growth during a routine colonoscopy. This came as a shock as I just got through treatment for ovarian cancer with a different team. So, I went through two abdominal surgeries,...Read More
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She is very human and close to patients. She is highly talented and very knowledgeable. She definitely stands out among the crowd of surgeons. She scrutinizes tests results and her diagnosis is sharp and accurate. She has the ability to think out of the box for desperate cases. She is not afraid of...Read More
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