Rahila Essani, MD

Colorectal Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Health

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Robotic Surgery, Colon & Rectal Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Rectal Prolapse Repair, Colonoscopy, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoid Surgery

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    November 26, 2012

  • The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, MBBS, 1993-1998

  • Specialty Training
  • Colorectal Surgery Fellowship, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH, 2010-2011
  • Advanced Rectal Cancer Management Fellowship, minimally invasive colorectal surgery fellowship and Transanal endoscopic microsurgery, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, 2009-2010
  • Research Fellowship, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, 2008-2009
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Rochester, NY, 2005-2008

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Awards and Honors
  • Resident Teaching Award, 2016

  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Urdu


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508