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Imran Hassan
Patient Rating
4.6 / 5 (Based on 240 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

December 14, 2021
He went above and beyond to assist me. Very reassuring following the procedure.
November 25, 2021
Dr. Hassan is a very thorough doctor in discussing my symptoms and allowing time for questions. He is a very caring doctor.
November 18, 2021
I will tell people of my good care, but never make that recommendation, that us between them and their family doctor to make that recommendation.
November 13, 2021
Dr. Hassan listened carefully to my mothers concerns and was very caring. She is 86 years old and I was quite impressed with the care he took with her.
November 04, 2021
October 25, 2021
As always, I am extremely happy with the care I receive from Dr Hassan. He is empathetic and knowledgeable about my condition.
October 25, 2021
Dr Hassan has gone out of his way to guide me through the surgeries
October 21, 2021
I really felt comfortable with Dr Hassan. He does a great job
October 21, 2021
They was very concerned and considering
September 16, 2021
September 10, 2021
Dr. Hassan was informative, caring, willing to listen, and displayed concern for me as a patient and person.
September 09, 2021
My surgery is serious. Dr Hassan did a great job of explaining everything.
August 29, 2021
Hassan doesn't take my input about my own plan of treatment into account at all, doesn't bother to explain why he chose one option over others, doesn't respond well to feedback about course of actions taken.
August 27, 2021
Dr. Hassan addressed my concerns & answered all my questions.
August 26, 2021
Thorough explanations
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