Dr. Vincent Obias, MD

Dr. Vincent Obias, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Vincent Obias, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

2440 M St NW Ste 706

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 331-1234

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Obias'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.

Dr. Obias' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Obias "Dr. Obias is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at George Washington University and Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Obias received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology from James Madison University, his Masters degree in Physiology at the Medical College of Virginia, and his Doctorate in Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. He performed his internship and general surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Obias next undertook a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He further specialized in Advanced Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery by undergoing a fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center the following year. He is board certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Obias's specialties include robotic and minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery. His interest include robotic single incision surgery, robotic transanal surgery, and clinical outcomes of robotic colorectal surgery. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Obias "I strive to be a compassionate physician and work hard to educate my patients on their complex medical conditions and treatment options. I derive great satisfaction in treating my patients and helping them overcome their diseases. And I feel its important to listen to my patients and their concerns, while encouraging and educating them at the same time."

1  Specialties

  • 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*

32  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • James Madison University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Obias has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Obias' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Obias to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Obias' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was very fortunate to have Dr. Obias his care for me since September 2016 has been very good. He has always provided the time needed to inform me of my condition and its changes. Kind and courteous and I think he is a very good surgeon. The on call surgeon when paged for an emergency that works...more
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I had a horrible experience with this person. I made three appointments with Dr. Obias and he NEVER even had the decency of meeting with me. He only sent his physician assistant even though i requested him several times and his physician assistant just told me he would discuss my case with...more
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