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Find a Physician:  Assar A. Rather, MD

  Name:  Assar A. Rather, MD  
  Degree:  MD - Medical Doctor  
  Gender:  M  
Advanced Degree:  Government Medical College
Residency:  Mercy Catholic Medical Center-Fitzgerald
Fellowship:  Cleveland Clinic Flordia
  Specialties:  Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery
  Board Certified: 
Board Certified: 
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bayhealth Surgical Associates, Dover

724 South New Street
Dover, DE 19904
Telephone: (302) 674-4070

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Bayhealth Medical Group is pleased to announce the arrival of General and Colorectal Surgeon Assar. A. Rather, MD. 

Dr. Rather recently completed a Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida and his surgical residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.  He has published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and co-authored book chapters on the Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease and Laparoscopy in Crohn’s Colitis.

Dr. Rather’s areas of special interest are robotic and minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, surgical oncology, and surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease.  He is board certified in General Surgery and board eligible for Colorectal Surgery.  He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.

 Dr. Rather’s office is located at 819 S. Governors Avenue, Dover, where he will be joining the practice of Edward Alexander, MD.  To make an appointment, please call (302) 674-4070.


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