Dr. Thiru Lakshman, MD

Dr. Thiru Lakshman, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(36)

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Dr. Thiru Lakshman, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Central Texas Colon & Rectal Surgery

4106 Medical Pkwy

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Texas True Choice

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lakshman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 91% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Lakshman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lakshman "Central Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons is a single specialty practice of seven surgeons in three locations serving the greater Central Texas region. We specialize in the treatment of colon, rectal and anal disease, both common and rare. Typical patients present for: colon cancer screening including colonoscopy; early diagnosis and treatment of colon, recal and anal cancer; surgical management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease); Diverticulitis and benign anorectal disease (hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, condyloma, abscess)."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

37  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
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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

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lakshman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lakshman's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lakshman to family and friends
36 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Lakshman'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

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Lakshman is indeed the BEST Colon & Rectal Surgeon there is. If you are facing this type surgery, this is your doctor. HE is outstanding, has great bedside manners, explains things in a down to earth way so easy to understand. I had my surgery on 2/6/18 at North Austin Medical Center (what a...more
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Dr. Lakshman is a fantastic doctor. He explained every step of my surgery prior to going into the hospital so there were no surprises. He listened to all of my concerns and patiently answered my questions.
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Dr. Lakshman and his assistant Christina are very very professional, caring providers. Dr. Lakshman explained in detail my medical condition and what to expect after surgery. Also has an excellent bedside manner! I highly recommend Dr. Lakshman.
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Dr. Lakshman was my surgeon for the removal of a rectal tumor using the davinci system. At every appointment he was very thorough in explaining my condition and the steps I would be going through to get disease/cancer free. I never felt rushed when asking questions and his staff was always quick...more
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