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Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD

General Surgery*
2.7 (22)
Map Pin Small Visalia, CA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD

Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Visalia, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences and is affiliated with Kaweah Health Medical Center. Dr. Meshesha, completed a residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Meshesha an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Meshesha works at Practice in Visalia, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Lipomas and Ventral Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Meshesha's Office Locations

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    Abiy Meshesha MD Inc.
    220 S Akers St Ste C, Visalia, CA 93291 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 636-8600
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    5421 W Hillsdale Ave, Visalia, CA 93291 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 636-8600
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    Office
    202 W Willow Ave Ste 402, Visalia, CA 93291 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 302-5600

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Kaweah Health Medical Center

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Lipomas
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Obstructed Inguinal Hernia

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Lipomas
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Ventral Hernia
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Alcoholic Hepatic Failure
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Tract Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileostomy Status
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Atresia
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominoplasty
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Appendectomy
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bowel Surgery
Breast Cancer Surgery
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Cystotomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Duodenal Polypectomy
Duodenal Surgery
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Exploratory Surgery
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Surgery
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Melanoma Removal
Neck Surgery
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Parathyroid Surgery
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
Skin Grafts
Small Bowel Surgery
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stereotaxis
Stomach Surgery
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Tumor Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Whipple Procedure
Wound Care and Management
Wound Repair
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    2.7
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    About Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Amharic
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1639319783
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Jimma University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Abiy Meshesha, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Meshesha is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Meshesha has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Meshesha has seen patients for Lipomas and Ventral Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Meshesha on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Meshesha. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Meshesha.

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