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Vlad V. Simianu, MD, MPH
Colon and Rectal Surgery
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Simianu specializes in colon, rectal and anal cancer with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques, anorectal concerns, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, polyposis syndromes, presacral tumors, cysts, masses, rectal prolapse and pelvic floor disorders. He has specialty training in laparoscopic, robotic, and trans-anal approaches for these diseases. 

Curriculum Vitae
Vlad V. Simianu, MD, MPH

Special Interests

Beyond his clinical expertise, Dr. Simianu is actively conducting research studies on colorectal cancer and diverticulitis. He has a special interest in population health, health-services research and surgical education.

Personal Information

Dr. Simianu enjoys hiking, mountaineering, soccer and traveling and exploring local cuisine with his wife.

English, Romanian, Spanish
Clinical Experience
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Anal Cancer, General Surgery, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2010
Masters in Public Health, University of Washington School of Public Health, 2015

University of Washington, Department of Surgery, Seattle, 2017
University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Minneapolis, 2018
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
4.6 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
Dr Simianu has been terrific, very professional empathetic and kind, provides very full and complete answers to my questions, takes necessary time to address my concerns, he is an example for your other doctors and staff.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
I have complete confidence in *Dr. Simianu!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Both Dr.'s were very helpful. Explained in details the procedures etc.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Simianu & his staff were top notch! I had lots of detailed questions & concerns that they covered in ease. His staff did a great job!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
We didn't have an appointment with *Dr. Simianu, but he fit us in because *Dr. Irani asked him to. Very glad he did. Scheduled surgery.