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Rachel C. Cox, M.D.

General Summary

Rachel C. Cox, M.D., is board certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery, specializing in all aspects of colon and rectal health.


  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
  • Internship in General Surgery
    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
  • Medical Doctorate
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • ABSITE Scholarly Award for High Achievement (2020)
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport, Best Senior Teaching Resident, Shreveport, LA (2020)
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society

Surgery Locations

  • Medical City Denton
  • Medical City Lewisville
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Ulcerative Colitis


  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulectomy
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery (Si and Xi platforms)
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Transanally Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

Community Service

  • Mission Trip Participant, Ley Cayes, Haiti (2018)
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Mathematics Teacher, Namibia (2008 – 2009)

Other Information

In her free time, Dr. Cox enjoys spending time with her husband, hiking, cycling, kayaking, crocheting and traveling.