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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lakshman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakshman treats Anal Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Lakshman treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Anorectal Abscess
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakshman treats Anorectal Abscess more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Lakshman treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess
Anal Fistula
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lakshman treats Anal Fistula more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Lakshman treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Lakshman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy
Appendectomy, Open
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colitis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Condyloma Destruction
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Familial Colorectal Cancer
Fissures
Fistula
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
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
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Perirectal Abscess
Pilonidal Cyst
Polypectomy
Polyps
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Bleeding
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Surgery
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)
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
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 p...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Tamil
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lakshman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lakshman

3.7

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
63.888888888888886%
(23)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(2)
1 Star
25%
(9)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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...Read 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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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