We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept GHI CBP near Smithtown, NY.

Dr. Roberto Camillo Maria Bergamaschi, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
3 Edmund D. Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi specializes in colon & rectal surgery and practices in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna Valley Preferred. Dr. Bergamaschi studied medicine at the University of Milan Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Rectal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Surgical Procedures, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Paula Irina Denoya, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
222 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY

Dr. Paula Denoya's medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Denoya include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and ileostomy. Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Denoya accepts. She attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Denoya include: New York Rising Stars and New York Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Stony Brook Medicine University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Colitis, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Ileostomy, Colostomy, Fecal Incontinence, Rectal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arnold Robert Leiboff, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
Stony Brook Univ. Technology Park; 37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY

Dr. Arnold Leiboff practices colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Leiboff obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Leiboff include colorectal surgery procedures, diverticular disease, and hemorrhoids. The average patient rating for Dr. Leiboff is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Leiboff is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with John T. Mather Memorial Hospital of Port Jefferson, St. Joseph Hospital, and St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY).

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Clinical interests: Diverticular Disease, Rectal Prolapse, Pilonidal Cyst, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. William B Smithy, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
222 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY

Dr. William Smithy is a cancer surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in East Setauket, NY and Smithtown, NY. Dr. Smithy's areas of expertise include the following: inflammatory bowel disease, colon problems, and small intestine disorders. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Smithy performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Small Intestine Disorders, Colon Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jill Christina Genua, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
222 Middle Country Road; Suite 209
Smithtown, NY

Dr. Jill Genua is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Genua include colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, and fecal incontinence. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst. Dr. Genua's education and training includes medical school at Albany Medical College and residency at Stamford Hospital, Connecticut.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Fecal Incontinence, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Christopher Angelos, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
222 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY

Dr. George Angelos is a colon and rectal surgeon. Patients rated Dr. Angelos highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: crohn's disease, hernia surgery, and colonoscopy. He takes HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Angelos attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Tumor, Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, ... (Read more)

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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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