Tareq Kamal, MD, MRCS, FACS, FASCRS

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery - Colon and Rectal

Accepting New Patients

Tareq Kamal, MD, MRCS, FACS, FASCRS

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery - Colon and Rectal

About Me

“I am committed to providing dedicated patient-centered surgical care while utilizing the most advanced surgical treatments for colorectal disease. My role as a colorectal surgeon and specialist is to help my patients understand their disease and navigate surgical treatment in a compassionate and safe manner with excellent outcomes.”

Dr. Tareq Kamal is a board certified and fellowship trained colon & rectal surgeon. He specializes in the surgical treatment of colorectal disease.

Dr. Kamal earned his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland.  He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Program in Chicago, Illinois and completed his Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Kamal’s clinical interests include Minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic colorectal surgery, anorectal surgery, colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening and polypectomy, transanal minimally-invasive surgery for rectal tumors (Robotic TAMIS), benign and malignant colorectal disease, colon and rectal cancer with sphincter preservation surgeries, diverticulitis, IBD (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), rectal prolapse, anorectal disease (hemorrhoids, anal fistula, fissure, anorectal abscess, anal cancer) and pilonidal disease.

Clinical Interests

 

Conditions treated

  • Advanced colon and rectal polyps
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Anal sphincter trauma
  • Appendiceal tumors
  • Colon cancer
  • Colorectal diseases
  • Colovesival and colovaginal fistula
  • Crohn’s disease, stricture, fistula, perforation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ischemic colitis
  • Lower-gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Ostomy complications
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pelvic tumors
  • Perirectal abscess
  • Polyposis syndromes
  • Pouchitis and ileal pouch complications
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectovaginal fistula
  • Severe constipation refractory to medical management
  • Small bowel cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis

Accepted Insurance Plans

Beech Street PPO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage PPO
Coventry PPO
First Health PPO
Medicare

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

TRAINING
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND | 2007
INTERCOLLEGIATE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS UK & IRELAND | 2009
FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS | 2018
FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COLORECTAL SURGEONS | 2019
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital

Languages

  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What insurance does Dr. Tareq Kamal accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Tareq Kamal located?
    Dr. Tareq Kamal sees patients at the following locations:
    • Medical Office Building 1, 18400 Katy Fwy., Ste 560, Houston, TX 77094
  • What languages do Dr. Tareq Kamal and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Tareq Kamal and/or office staff speak English