Amber Traugott

Amber Traugott, MD

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 227 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 68 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016-2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • General Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Anal Cancers
  • Anal Gland Cancer
  • Rectocele
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Robotics
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Diverticulitis, Colonic
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Ultrasound, High-Intensity Focused, Transrectal
  • Rectal Cancers
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Crohn Disease
  • Sigmoid Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancers
  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
  • Cecal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Chilaiditi Syndrome
  • Colitis, Ischemic
  • Gardner Syndrome
  • Megacolon
  • Megacolon, Toxic
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Hirschsprung Disease

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
8/1/2001 - 5/5/2006


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

7/1/2006 - 6/30/2008


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2014


University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY

7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Academic Information

My Department


My Division

Colon and Rectal Surgery


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

227 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020


  • Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

    the physician is really understanding & explains things completely, she makes an uncomfortable situation as comfortable as possible, she treats you with respect & compassion & as though she really cares for you

  • Reviewed on Jul 03, 2020

    Excellent doctor

  • Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

    Dr. Amber is my husband's physician and now mine for my particular problem. She is the only physician whom I trust for this problem. She knows her field and has the expertise. She is the best physician! She truly cares for the whole person! One is comfortable in her presence. I have the upmost trust in her and her staff. Those students working with her are truly blessed and fortunate! As a graduate of OSU School of Nursing, I am proud that she is employed by OSU!

  • Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020


  • Reviewed on Apr 06, 2020

    I felt listened to more than I ever have by a colorectal specialist.

  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

    She very nice and understanding her family & husband is very lucky to have her like I'm so blessed to have my husband to care for me to get me taken care of.

  • Reviewed on Feb 07, 2020

    My care providers have also been amazing. I was very pleased with Dr Traugott.

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2020

    Great! She has made sure I have gotten in for tests and to see specialists at brake neck speed.

  • Reviewed on Jan 09, 2020

    She was excellent - Very understanding. She explained everything about my condition and the plan for my care. She was easy to talk to.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Traugott has reported no relationships with companies or entities.