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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
44 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Don Read is Good. Dr. Read has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Don Read, MD, PA is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

Education & Awards

Dr. Read graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Read has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Medical City Dallas Hospital 
  • Medical Center Of Plano 
  • Forest Park Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Don Robert Read MD and PA is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 44 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Don R. Read practice?
Dr. Don Read has 1 office location.
Dr. Don Read practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Dallas, TX.
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