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.
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.