Farouk S. Tootla, MD, FACS, FACCRS

Colorectal Surgeon located in Waterford, MI

About Dr. Tootla

Farouk S. Tootla, MD, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon, treating patients with compassion and expertise in the Waterford, Michigan area. Although Dr. Tootla attended medical school in Durban, South Africa, where he graduated with honors, he completed all of his post-graduate studies in the United States. He completed his general surgery residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and he subsequently obtained his board certification and completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tootla has presented papers and posters at the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and at the American College of Surgeons. Several of his papers have been published in prestigious journals. His scope of practice pertains to the colon, rectum, anus, and the small bowel. Dr. Tootla treats diseases such as colon cancer, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, polyps, and lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Conditions such as hemorrhoids, abscesses, fistulas, fissures, and pilonidal are treated with the latest techniques with little or no pain.

One of Dr. Tootla’s interests is laparoscopic surgery, where the procedure is performed through incisions of just a centimeter or less. He is one of the first surgeons in the country to use the da Vinci® robot to perform colon or rectal surgery. If you would like further information, please contact Dr. Tootla’s Waterford, Michigan office today by calling or using our convenient online tool to make an appointment.

 
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Farouk S. Tootla, MD

About Dr. Tootla

Farouk S. Tootla, MD, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon, treating patients with compassion and expertise in the Waterford, Michigan area. Although Dr. Tootla attended medical school in Durban, South Africa, where he graduated with honors, he completed all of his post-graduate studies in the United States. He completed his general surgery residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and he subsequently obtained his board certification and completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Tootla has presented papers and posters at the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and at the American College of Surgeons. Several of his papers have been published in prestigious journals. His scope of practice pertains to the colon, rectum, anus, and the small bowel. Dr. Tootla treats diseases such as colon cancer, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, polyps, and lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Conditions such as hemorrhoids, abscesses, fistulas, fissures, and pilonidal are treated with the latest techniques with little or no pain.

One of Dr. Tootla’s interests is laparoscopic surgery, where the procedure is performed through incisions of just a centimeter or less. He is one of the first surgeons in the country to use the da Vinci® robot to perform colon or rectal surgery. If you would like further information, please contact Dr. Tootla’s Waterford, Michigan office today by calling or using our convenient online tool to make an appointment.

 

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Dr. Tootla uses the da Vinci robot for his surgeries. Watch this video to learn more!

Office

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Dr. Farouk Tootla's office, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Tricare
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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "From the time I entered the facility to the completion of my testing, everyone beginning with the receptionist was warm, courteous and caring."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Tootla and staff are wonderful down to earth people. Dr. Tootla himself went above and beyond to help me!! Would highly recommend."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "...Having several different surgical experiences since, no surgeon has even come close to Dr. Tootla in showing genuine care and concern for me as a patient."

    Patrice M.
  • RateMDs

    "My relationship with Dr. Tootla is over 10 years or more and I find him honest, straight forward, skilled, knowledgeable, and willing to discuss any question..."

    Verified Patient
Location
Farouk S. Tootla, MD
5220 Highland Road, Suite 200
Waterford, MI 48327
Phone: 248-308-5474
Fax: (248) 335-8857
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248-308-5474

Farouk Tootla, MD, FACS, FACCRS
5220 Highland Road
Suite 200
Waterford, MI 48327