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Yaphet Tilahun, MD, FACS, is an Ivy League-educated physician who completed his advanced sub-specialty training in colorectal surgery at Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School in Providence, RI. Prior to that time, he was chief resident in general surgery at Florida Hospital in Orlando, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. He earned his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts (UM) Medical School in Worcester. He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology from UM Amherst, and he is a published researcher who holds certification in minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgery.

Care Philosophy

Empowering Healing through compassionate expertise: My care philosophy centers around providing exceptional surgical skill while fostering a deeply empathetic connection with each patient. I believe that healing is not only physical, but emotional, and I am committed to guiding my patients through their medical journey with understanding, respect, and a focus on achieving the best possible outcomes.

Areas Served
Orlando, FL
Languages Spoken
Amharic, English

University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Surgery at General - AdventHealth Orlando


Colon & Rectal Surgery at Brown University

Board Certification

Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

Colon & Rectal Surgery: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ages Accepted

Insurances accepted by Yaphet Tilahun, MD, FACS


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