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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Newton, Surgeon, Colon & Rectal Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Newton has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Newton, FACS, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Newton graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Houston
Colon & Rectal Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Colon & Rectal Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Newton has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital 
  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Richard Newton FACS and MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas R. Newton practice?
Dr. Thomas Newton has 2 office locations.
Dr. Thomas Newton practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Houston, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Shenandoah, TX.
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