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Dr. Tal Raphaeli

Surgery - Colorectal
Humble, TX
21 years experience male

Locations

Houston Colon and Rectal Surgery

Humble, TX

Address

18955 N. Memorial Dr., Suite 530, Humble, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Tal Raphaeli is a Board Certified General Surgeon and is fellowship-trained in Colon Rectal Surgery. Dr. Raphaeli graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed his General Surgery training at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He received his fellowship training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at The Swedish Medical Center &ndash; Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Raphaeli has presented at numerous regional and national conferences and is a published author.<br /><br />As a native Houstonian himself, Dr. Raphaeli grew up in west Houston and attended St. John&rsquo;s School prior to attending the University of Texas at Austin.

Specialties
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Surgery - Colorectal

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Surgery

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Proctoscopy: Proctoscopy is a test that is done to look at the rectum and most distant part of the colon. A rigid scope about the size of a thumb is inserted in th... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Thrombosed hemorrhoi: Sounds like you have a thrombosed hemorrhoid. The best thing to do is soak in a warm bath a few times a day and the pain and swelling will subside in ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Bleeding can be from many different places. It's encouraging that you had a negative colonoscopy, but the bleeding could be from the upper part of you... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Four glasses: 4-6 glasses of water a day is plenty for most people. There is a lot of water in the food you eat as well so you don't need to overdo it with extra wa... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Surgery - Colorectal 21 years experience
Emergency: You should be evaluated in the emergency room immediately. These are worrying symptoms.

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Dr. Donny Peterson
Nov 27, 2012
Dr Raphaeli completed a fantastic residency at Virginia Mason and strengthened an already strong general surgery and colo-rectal training with a focused fellowship. I completely endorse Dr Raphaeli.
Dr. Jedediah Kaufman
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Very good technically and with bedside Manner.
Nov 27, 2012
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Graduated 2006MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Residency

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Awards

1st prize resident case competition, Seattle Surgical Society

Affiliations

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Publications

Acute colonic obstruction from Ladd bands: a unique complication from intestinal malrotation
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