Dr. Thomas Kayal, MD

Dr. Thomas Kayal, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Thomas Kayal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

3623 J Dewey Gray Cir

Augusta, GA 30909

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendicitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Appendectomy, Open
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Kayal'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

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/26/2013
    Amount or Range: $775,000.00
    State: Georgia
1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/21/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (4/5/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New Jersey

Education

  • University Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Francis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Vincent Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kayal has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kayal's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kayal to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kayal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

DO NOT GO HERE! Dr Kayal’s blatant arrogance clouded his judgement on two occasions while making medical decisions during the course of my treatment for a chronic condition. Twice he told me my symptoms were all healed and I didn’t need surgery. After literally begging him to bring me in the OR,...more
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Excellent surgeon. Caring and very down-to-earth. Very empathetic and understanding.
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