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Rebecca Cali, MD

4.3 out of 5 
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Specialty: 
Colorectal surgery
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Colorectal Surgery

1000 E. Fifth St.
Ste. 200
Tyler, TX 75701
903-590-5120
Hours: 

Monday and Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

UT Health Jacksonville

501 S. Ragsdale St.
Jacksonville, TX 75766
903-541-5000

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701
903-597-0351

Rebecca L. Cali, MD, FASCRS, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Fifth Street in Tyler who treats a full range of colorectal diseases. She also practices at UT Health Jacksonville. In addition to performing colorectal surgery and colonoscopies, she has expertise in treating anorectal problems, pelvic floor dysfunction, constipation and loss of bowel control.

Taking the time to listen to her patients is important to Dr. Cali. "Many people are reluctant to bring up the type of conditions I treat with their primary care physicians, but are willing to talk more freely to a doctor who specializes in addressing their specific problem."  

Dr. Cali is employed as a clinical faculty physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler under the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Board Certification

Education: 

Colorectal Fellowship: Creighton University Medical School, Omaha, Neb.

Peripheral Vascular Fellowship: St. John Hospital, Detroit

General Surgery Residency: St. John Hospital, Detroit

Doctor of Medicine: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.

Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C. 

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Fellow

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Harry E. Bacon Foundation, Award 

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 11/14/2019

Beyond amazing dr!! She goes above and beyond for her patients!! Very thankful fo4 her

   — Rachael Noble


 09/05/2019

The gold standard of care. A sweet,kind,and caring physician. Her staff is also above and beyond the normal also very kind and attentive to your needs. We drove 762 miles from Georgia. The healthcare system needs more medical facilities like this one. I will make the drive again if I have to .The service and staff here are outstanding! Thank you.

   — Sids Channel


 09/05/2019

The gold standard of care. A sweet,kind,and caring physician. Her staff is also above and beyond the normal also very kind and attentive to your needs. We drove 762 miles from Georgia. The healthcare system needs more medical facilities like this one. I will make the drive again if I have to .The service and staff here are outstanding! Thank you.

   — Sids Channel


 05/16/2019

Very professional & I loved that I never felt rushed before procedures or after. She answered all my questions.. I would highly recommend Dr. Cali.

   — Tina Barone


 10/18/2018

She is a very kind and professional Dr. With a great bedside manner.

   — Traci Hitt


 07/01/2018

Absolutely, the most caring Dr. Ever.

   — Henry Francis


 04/30/2018

She Thank God .Is the best Dr. I have here in East Tx.

   — Nelli Flores312


 03/05/2018

I love having her as a doctor. She is a very kind, caring, professional, and smart in her profession. I say she has saved my life twice. I couldn't find a colon/rectal doctor that would see me. She did.. She has found the cancer within seconds. Did a colonoscopy and biopsy the in the suspected area and it turned out positive. If I could give more stars I would. She has helped me tremendously. I had colon/rectal cancer that isn't showing on scans anymore thank to the oncologist I had, but I was in terrible pain. Afterwards I got a infection from a fistlua. She diverted my colon so now I'm on a colostomy bag that can (hopefully) be put back to normal depending on how the radiationized skin is in the area. Still have discomfort but pain is gone and best of all finally off pain meds after about 2 yrs. as to where I was starting to eat morphine like tic tacks. I was able to ween myself off of them and now none. So it's by choice to get off pain meds (cause of my hate toward pills and medications) but I couldn't do it without her doing the operation and she has done a great job. Healing went great, she checked on me to see if everything was going well. I see her as more then a doctor but as a friend. She truely is the best of doctors.

   — Frank Smith


 10/26/2015

She is by far the kindest, most caring doctor I've met. Ever. I had a very good experience considering why I had to see her. I will keep her as long as I can.

   — Deb Lyn


 11/11/2021

Fabulous surgeon. Dr Cali is a true professional. She goes out of her way to take care of her patients.

   — John Martin