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Dr. Erik Askenasy, MD

Colon And Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

Dr. Erik Askenasy earned his medical degree at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth. He completed his internship and general surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a fellowship in colorectal surgery. In practice since 2005, Dr. Askenasy is board certified in t...

Dr. Erik Askenasy earned his medical degree at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth. He completed his internship and general surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a fellowship in colorectal surgery.

In practice since 2005, Dr. Askenasy is board certified in two areas: general surgery and colorectal surgery. He speaks Spanish and treats patients ages 18 and older. His primary clinical interests are colorectal surgery, rectal cancer, colon cancer, robotic surgery and endoluminal surgery.

Dr. Askenasy performs minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery with an emphasis on oncologic surgery and bowel surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's or ulcerative colitis). His practice offers a fully integrated Enhanced Recovery Program, which allows patients to go home as early as the day of or day after bowel surgery. His patients appreciate that he is open, honest and very direct with information.

A resident of the Medical Center area, Dr. Askenasy is married and the father of two children. His favorite leisure activities are watching American Ninja Warriorcompetitions and rock climbing.

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Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

University of Texas at Houston-Registrar 2005

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

UT Colon & Rectal Clinic 2013

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery 2006, Baylor College of Medicine - Neurological Surgery 2007, Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery 2012

PCP Number

110000014464

Clinical Interests
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Digestive Cancer
  • Endoluminal Surgery
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Deer Park, Friendswood, Galena Park, Houston, League City, Pasadena, Pearland, South Houston, Webster

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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