About Dr. Abdelsayed

Dr. Abdelsayed
About Dr. Abdelsayed

John Abdelsayed, MD, is an experienced general and colorectal surgeon at Southwest Surgical Associates. Specializing in robotic surgery and the treatment of cancer and gallbladder disease, he is proud to care for patients in Sugar Land, Texas, and throughout the greater Houston area.

Dr. Abdelsayed is a true Texas native. He was born and raised in Houston and started his medical education at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He then went on and completed his General Surgery training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. During this time, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical honor society and also selected to receive the Gold Humanism Award, which recognizes physicians who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine.

After his General Surgery training, Dr. Abdelsayed spent a year specializing in colon and rectal surgery at UT Southwestern & Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Here he learned the latest techniques in robotic surgery, trans-anal cancer resection, and minimally invasive surgery. He is an expert in treating colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal disorders.

Dr. Abdelsayed is described by his colleagues as the doctor they would want to take care of their own family. He relocated to Houston to be closer to home. He enjoys spending time with his wife and puppy, watching Houston professional sporting events, and traveling the world when able.


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Doctor of Medicine
Areas of Expertise
  • General Surgery/Cancer
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Robotic Surgery
  • English
  • Conversational Arabic