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

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

Dr. Mark Dobriner is a colon and rectal surgeon in Great Neck, NY, Lake Success, NY, and Huntington, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Dobriner is 4.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. MVP Health Care, MagnaCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dobriner honors. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at North Shore University Hospital, Dr. Dobriner attended Albany Medical College for medical school. Dr. Dobriner (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian.

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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's area of specialization is colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Moseson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Before performing his residency at North Shore University Hospital, Dr. Moseson attended Autonomous University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Moseson honors MVP Health Care, Vytra, and MultiPlan, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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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 is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Rivadeneira is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rivadeneira's professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Rivadeneira attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors and Top Doctor, Castle Conollys. Dr. Rivadeneira (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

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

Dr. Cesar Sanz is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Southside Hospital. Dr. Sanz is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Sanz studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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

Dr. Jacob Eisdorfer specializes in colon & rectal surgery. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Eisdorfer is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Eisdorfer (or staff) speaks Spanish, Yiddish, and Portuguese. Dr. Eisdorfer 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.