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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rodolfo Colaco, General Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Colaco has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rodolfo Colaco, FACS, FICS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Colaco graduated from Karnataka Institute Of Medical Sciences, Hubli. He has 9 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
American Top Surgeons *
New Jersey Top Doctor for Women *
Top Doctors in New Jersey *


Dr. Colaco has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Trinitas Hospital 
  • Trinitas Hospital 


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rodolfo Colaco FACS, FICS, and MD is a male Surgeon, has 38 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rodolfo Colaco practice?
Dr. Rodolfo Colaco has 1 office location.
Dr. Rodolfo Colaco practices Surgery near Elizabeth, NJ.
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