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Dr. Thomas Kayal, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Kayal

Dr. Thomas Kayal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.


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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/21/2017)View details
1 board action Found
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (4/5/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Kayal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kayal performs Colectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kayal performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kayal treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kayal treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kayal treats Abscess more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kayal treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Kayal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • 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)
  • Rectal Diseases
  • 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
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Kayal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kayal

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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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,...Read More
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Excellent surgeon. Caring and very down-to-earth. Very empathetic and understanding.
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