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Dr. Debora McClary

General Surgery
Glendale, AZ
29 years experience female

Locations

North Valley Surgical Associates -- Paradise Valley Office

Phoenix, AZ

Address

3815 E Bell Rd, Suite 2200, Phoenix, AZ
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Fax

6029950825

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

CIGNA Health Care

Humana Insurance Company

Tricare

United HealthCare Insurance Company

North Valley Surgical Associates -- Glendale Office

Glendale, AZ

About

Bio

I graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1994, then completed a General Surgery Residency in 1999 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, followed by a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2000 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. I am now in partnership in a private practice in Glendale and Phoenix, AZ. I specialize in diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the US and 2nd leading cause of cancer death. It is preventable with screening -- the colonoscopy. The standard surgical approach in most cases of colon cancer is minimally invasive, or laparoscopic surgery. I also treat diseases of the anus, including hemorrhoids, pain, infection, and control issues.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
The test: Those two dilated ducts come together in the head of your pancreas near a structure called the ampulla. Fine anatomy in this area cannot be seen on a... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
You may feel better: Returning an ileostomy will reduce many symptoms. Some symptoms may persist, depending on the cause of the pouchitis. Returning the ileostomy is rec... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: You can do any activity that doesn't cause you pain, so regulate your own choice of activity. Surgeons recommend repairing inguinal hernias if they a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Tailbone cyst remove: The most common "cyst" in this region is a pilonidal cyst. It is in the skin and fat over the sacrum or very low back, part of our pelvis just above ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Abs after surgery : There are many kinds of surgery and incisions. Most abdominal surgeries now are laparoscopic with small incisions. These rarely affect the abs. Op... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Blood Clot Pain: Blood clots may be present without any signs. However patients usually seek a doctors opinion because one extremity, arm or leg, is more swollen than... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Pain in right abdome: The right upper abdomen contains several organs including the liver, right adrenal gland, kidney, part of the stomach, the duodenum, part of the colon... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Hemorrhoids : Strangled hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids that have dropped so much they are stuck outside the anus and can't be pushed back to inside the anus. ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debora McClary
General Surgery 29 years experience
Hemorrhoid types: The two types of hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are graded 1-4, with 4 being the worst. Extern... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McClary is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McClary is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks. I already had the colonoscopy and upper gi endoscopy and blood work. But I am still sick.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

MAYO CLINIC

Awards

Top 3% of Compassionate Physicians 2011

Affiliations

Arizona Medical Association
Maricopa County Medical Society
American College of Surgeons
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