Hayder Al-Azzawi

Hayder Al-Azzawi, MD

Colorectal and General Surgery

Phone: 561-835-3396 | Fax: 561-802-4186
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Practicing Since: 2004
Specialty: Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology Surgery
Tenet Hospital Affiliations: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Language: English, Spanish
Personal Interests: Soccer, Kayak, Hiking, Swimming

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Additional Certifications

USMLE, Step 1
USMLE, Step 2
USMLE, Step 3

Education

Medical School
Baghdad University, College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq
Internship
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN - General Surgery
Residency
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN - General Surgery
Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL - Colorectal Surgery

Professional Experience

Colorectal Surgeon, Tenet Florida Physician Services, West Palm Beach, FL, 2013 - Present

Colorectal Surgery Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL

General Surgery Resident, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Areas of Interest

  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Chron's and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Anorectal Diseases (Hemorrhoids, Anal Fistula)
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Advanced Rectal Polyps
  • Complex Fistula (Rectovaginal Fistula, Colovesicular Fistula, Rectoprostatic Fistula)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Complicated Diseases
  • Robotic Surgery

 

Laparoscopic Abdominal Procedures

  • Total Abdominal Colectomy for Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Colon Dysmotility
  • Total Proctocolectomy and J Pouch Anal Anastomosis
  • Partial Colectomy for Complicated Diverticulitis
  • Partial Colectomy for Colon Cancer
  • Partial Colectomy for Crohn’s Disease
  • Proctectomy (LAR, APR) for Rectal Cancer, IBD, Anal Cancer
  • Hernia Repair (Groin, Para-stomal, Incisional, Umbilical)
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Surgery for Bowel Obstruction
  • Emergency Surgery for Perforated Stomach, Intestine, or Colon
  • Colostomy Reversal
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Rectopexy (Rectal Prolapse)

Robotic Abdominal Procedures

  • Partial Colectomy for Complicated Diverticulitis
  • Partial Colectomy for Colon Cancer
  • Partial Colectomy for Crohn’s Disease
  • Hernia Repair (Groin, Para-stomal, Incisional, Umbilical)
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Proctectomy (LAR, APR) for Rectal Cancer, IBD, Anal Cancer
  • Rectopexy (Rectal Prolapse)

Anorectal Procedures

  • Delorme Procedure (Rectal Prolapse and Rectocele)
  • Altemeier Procedure (Rectal Prolapse)
  • TransAnal Minimal Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for Early Rectal Cancer and Advanced Rectal Polyp (no scar, no ostomy)
  • Rectal Ultrasound (Rectal Cancer)
  • Anal Manometry, EMG and Ultrasound (Fecal Incontinence)
  • Anal Solesta Injection (Fecal Incontinence)
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation (Fecal Incontinence)
  • Hemorrhoid Procedures (Banding, Hemorrhoid Excision, PPH, THD)
  • LIFT Procedure (Anal Fistula)
  • Anal Botox injection (Anal Fissure)
  • Pilonidal Cyst Excision
  • Colonoscopy

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Honors & Awards

Willis D. Gatch Award - American College of Surgeons, Indiana Chapter, 2009