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Imran Hassan
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 295 Reviews)

Imran Hassan, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Specialties: Colorectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Imran Hassan, please call 319-398-6747

Areas of Interest

Dr. Hassan's clinical expertise includes the surgical management of benign and malignant colorectal diseases, and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, in addition to general, colorectal and anorectal surgery, including minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures.

Education and Training


Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, Doctor of Medicine


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, General Surgery


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Colon and Rectal Surgery Research and Clinical Fellowships

Teaching or Professional Positions

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery                    
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery                  
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Associate Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency               
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Director Research, Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency                        
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons - Fellow
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • Mayo Medical Alumni Society
  • Midwest Surgical Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract
  • International Society for Digestive Surgery
  • The Priestly Society, Mayo Alumni Surgical Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2019 Nominee for Mentor/Educator award
  • 2018 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards
  • Outstanding Research Mentoring Award, SIU School of Medicine, 2012   
  • Best new member paper, Midwest Surgical Association, Galena, IL, 2011
  • Best paper, Northwest Colorectal Society Meeting, Salishan, OR, 2005
  • 1st Place, Minnesota State Trauma Competition, 2003
  • Trainee Travel Award, American Federation of Clinical Research, 2003
  • Chief Resident Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 2003
  • Trainee Travel Award, American Federation of Clinical Research, 2002
  • Mayo Medical School Excellence in Teaching Recognition, 1999-2000
  • Dean’s Travel Grant to 11th International Medical Sciences Students Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 1995


Board certified in general and colorectal surgery

  • American Board of Surgery, 2004, 2014
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2008
  • Illinois
  • Iowa

Personal Interests

Dr. Hassan enjoys reading, watching movies and traveling.

Additional Information

Learn more about Dr. Hassan's specialty, colorectal surgery.

Mercy’s General Surgery Clinic is a collaborative initiative between Mercy Medical Center and UI Health Care, and comprised of University of Iowa surgical faculty members.


Patient Reviews

September 01, 2022
Kept me involved entirely thru every decision
August 26, 2022
This was my final consultation before my procedure. Dr. Hassan is always willing to answer all the questions I have. He keeps me in the loop about what to expect and has walked me through this journey with care and concern.
August 25, 2022
Very helpful in sharing information about process of the healing time
August 11, 2022
Dr. Hassan is an excellent listener, thoughtful, and considerate of his patients.
July 17, 2022
July 14, 2022
Dr. Hassan is a very good doctor. He is conscientious and shows great concern. He Takes very good care of me. I feel safe being in his care.
June 27, 2022
Dr. Hassan is not very talkative. That's his personality, I presume. I feel he is competent at what he does as a GI surgeon. I'm glad that we have his talent living here in CR.
June 09, 2022
Dr had attitude that was not good. Repeatedly talked with dissection towards my situation.
May 24, 2022
He gave me very good advice, and let me desire what action I wanted to take, which was no surgery if I was ok with that.
April 30, 2022
April 26, 2022
Dr. Hassan is always very conscientious and takes the time to listen to my questions and answer them. He also asked me if I have any other questions before he finishes up my visit.
April 08, 2022
I truly appreciated the time taken by Dr. Hassan to listen to my questions and concerns about my diagnosis and proposed treatment.
March 17, 2022
Dr. Hassan is very conscientious when it comes to caring for his patients. I can tell that he wants the best for me. He is attentive to my questions and my concerns and always takes the time to answer me and reassure me.
March 16, 2022
Dr. Hasson is always thorough with explanations.
February 17, 2022
Very good people thank you!
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