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Dr. Walid Hesham, MD

General Surgery* Age 45
Dr. Walid Hesham, MD
4.5 (16 Ratings)
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Dr. Walid Hesham, MD

General Surgery* Age 45
Lancaster, PA
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17 years of experience
 

Overview

Dr. Walid Hesham, MD works in Lancaster, PA as a Surgeon and has 17 years experience.

They are board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE in 2007. Dr. Hesham has has worked on more claims relating to Colorectal Cancer than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Hesham has received an average rating of 4.5 from patients and has been reviewed 16 times. They are affiliated with Lancaster General Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Hesham also speaks Persian. Dr. Hesham practices at Practice in Lancaster, PA.

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Low Wait Times

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Locations

  1. 1 Penn. Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Surgical Group
    2104 Harrisburg Pike Ste 200, Lancaster, PA 17601
  2. 2 Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
    555 N Duke St, Lancaster, PA 17602
  3. 3 Univ. of Penn-Medical Group
    554 N Duke St, Lancaster, PA 17602
  4. 4 Penn. Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians Thoracic Surgery
    2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

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4.5
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Feb 26, 2022
Had been recommended to ask for Dr. Hesham when I entered LGH with Crohn's disease complication of abscess at ileocecal valve site. He performed a bowel resection with an ileocecal procedure, fortunately leaving me without an ileostomy. His friendliness, warmth, and candor were so greatly appreciated. He'd pull a stool up to bedside so on eye level for our chats. His explanations were always clear and he always had time for my many questions. A more caring surgeon doesn't exist! He is a jewel! Thank you, Dr. Hesham!
LOUISE CARPENTER — Feb 26, 2022
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Persian
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
    2007
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Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Hesham accepts Aetna, Amerihealth and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Hesham accepts here.

Dr. Hesham frequently sees patients for Colorectal Cancer.

Yes, Dr. Hesham speaks Persian. See Dr. Hesham's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Hesham has a star rating of 4.5/5 and has been reviewed 16 times.

Dr. Hesham is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery.

Dr. Hesham has been practicing as a Surgeon for 17 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Lancaster General Hospital

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

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  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)