Dr. Taro Arai, MD

Dr. Taro Arai, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Taro Arai, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Havertown, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1990 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

1010 W Chester Pike Ste 201

Havertown, PA 19083

Contact Information

(610) 446-7882

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Dr. Arai's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arai treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Arai treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arai treats Hemorrhoids more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Arai treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Arai treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Arai treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Arai's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Anorectal Disorders
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that the best form of patient care occurs when there is an informed collaboration between the patient and physician.  A key component to this collaboration is the education of the patient so that they are able to make informed decis...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Graduate Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1991
    Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1986
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Languages

  • Japanese
  • English

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This man saved my life! When I was first diagnosed, he said we’ll have an appointment, it’ll be the last appointment of the day. He said you could bring your whole family in , & cthey ask any questions, and take as long as they needed. In the middle of surgery, he came out to my wife and said...Read More
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Dr. Arai is one of the best physicians that I have met in my life time. He is very warm and considerate and a great person. He treated one of my family members and his level of service was exceptional and exemplary. His staff were great and very helpful. I highly recommend him.
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As a local Oncologist in the area, I had the opportunity to work with Dr Arai on a number of difficult cancer cases and was always impressed not only with his surgical expertise, but his professional manner and courtesy. When the shoe was on the other foot, and I needed to have bowel surgery for a...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Direct POS
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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Springfield Hospital

Springfield, PA

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