We found 5 colon and rectal surgeons who accept EmblemHealth near Huntington, NY.

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Dr. Mark W Dobriner, MD
Specializes in Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
200 West Carver Street
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Mark Dobriner, who practices in Great Neck, NY, Lake Success, NY, and Huntington, NY, is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors MVP Health Care, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dobriner attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at North Shore University Hospital for residency. Dr. Dobriner (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian. Dr. Dobriner is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He has an open panel.

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Dr. David Edward Rivadeneira, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
321 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY
 

Dr. David Rivadeneira practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery in Riverhead, NY, Smithtown, NY, and Babylon, NY. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rivadeneira takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors and Top Doctor, Castle Conollys. Dr. Rivadeneira (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Michael David Moseson, MD
Specializes in Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
200 West Carver Street; Suite 5
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Michael Moseson is a colon and rectal surgeon in Great Neck, NY, Lake Success, NY, and Huntington, NY. Dr. Moseson's professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He accepts several insurance carriers, including MVP Health Care, Vytra, and MultiPlan. He has an open panel. After attending Autonomous University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at North Shore University Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Moseson (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Dr. Cesar Eduardo Sanz, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Cesar Sanz's medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sanz accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Sanz is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Southside Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
755 New York Avenue
#108, NY
 

Dr. Jacob Eisdorfer practices colon & rectal surgery in Lawrence, NY, #108, NY, and Woodbury, NY. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Eisdorfer takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Eisdorfer has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. Dr. Eisdorfer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Yiddish, and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset.

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What is Colon & Rectal Surgery?

Colon and rectal surgery is the medical specialty that deals with diseases and disorders of the lower intestinal tract, colon, rectum, and anus. The specialty was previously known as proctology, and some physicians who specifically treat diseases of the rectum and anus may still call themselves proctologists; but in general that term is not currently used. While colon and rectal surgery is related to gastroenterology, only colon and rectal surgeons can provide surgical care.

Colon and rectal surgeons can offer routine screenings for common health conditions affecting the colon and rectum. They have also undergone advanced surgical training, and they are able to treat conditions affecting the lower intestinal tract with surgery when needed.

Some conditions that a colon and rectal surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious and chronic constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures, or tears in the skin around the anus
  • Anal abscesses and fistulae
  • Anal incontinence
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Colon and rectal cancer

Colon and rectal surgeons perform various procedures to keep patients healthy, such as colonoscopies and sigmoidoscopies. These tests use long, flexible tubes to examine the lining of the colon in case of pain or bleeding, or to look for signs of cancer or polyps. If a patient’s intestines are severely diseased and not working well, a colon and rectal surgeon may perform an ostomy, where the healthy part of the intestines are connected to a tube or pouch on the outside of the body. Colorectal surgeons may also remove hemorrhoids, perform laparoscopic surgery on a tumor, or even offer genetic counseling to patients with a family history of colorectal cancers.

Colon and rectal conditions can be some of the most uncomfortable problems to endure. Even if your intestinal problem is severe, colon and rectal surgeons can help you lead a long, healthy, and more enjoyable life.
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