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Rachel Cox, M.D.

General Summary

Dr. Cox is board certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. Her practice encompasses all aspects of colon and rectal health. Known for her caring nature and compassionate approach to patient care, Dr. Cox is highly skilled in the latest minimally invasive robotic surgical techniques and procedures.


  • 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.