Dr. Tareq Al-Khatib, MD

Dr. Tareq Al-Khatib, MD

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Dr. Tareq Al-Khatib, MD is a general surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Damascus University in 1971 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterology, and more.Read his story

2852 Tamiami Trl Ste 5

Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Al-Khatib performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
high
more than 86% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
normal
more than 76% of peers
Gastritis
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Al-Khatib'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.

Dr. Al-Khatib's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Al-Khatib "born in jerusalem study at damascus univ move to USA AUG 3 1971 TO CONNECTICUT"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Al-Khatib "Waiting at office to see the doctor 10-15 min only , using the most updated technology Honesty in all aspect of the practice, doing surgery,billing,follow up, office visit, communicating with pts and family and reffering M.D"

9  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

2  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

81  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • 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.

Education

  • Damascus University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Damascus University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Al-Khatib has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Al-Khatib's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Al-Khatib to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Al-Khatib'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Al Khatib is the best surgeon in that he explains in ways you understand, he's thorough, he cares, he's honest & does his very best in surgery. Your not just another "case" to him. You're a person he wants to help in every way he can! I wholeheartedly recommend him. His receptionist is...more
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