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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher Cottrell is Good. Dr. Cottrell has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Christopher Cottrell, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Reflux Surgery (Fundoplication)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cottrell graduated from Texas Tech University , Lubbock. He has 3 awards.

Resident of the Year, 2004, Department of Surgery St. Joseph Hospital
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Plano, TX
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Cottrell has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Baylor Medical Center At Garland 
  • Doctors Hospital Dallas 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Christopher James Cottrell MD is a male Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Christopher J. Cottrell practice?
Dr. Christopher Cottrell has 7 office locations.
Dr. Christopher Cottrell practices Surgery near Rockwall, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Garland, TX and Dallas, TX.
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