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We found 8 colon and rectal surgeons who accept CIGNA Plans near Stony Brook, NY.

Dr. David Edward Rivadeneira, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Stonybrook Surgical Associates, Stonybrook University Hospital; Suite 6 Level5
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. David Rivadeneira, who practices in Riverhead, NY, Smithtown, NY, and Babylon, NY, is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rivadeneira honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Rivadeneira has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors and Top Doctor, Castle Conollys. Dr. Rivadeneira (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Roberto Camillo Maria Bergamaschi, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hsc T19-020
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi is a colon and rectal surgeon in Stony Brook, NY and East Setauket, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna Valley Preferred, and more. Dr. Bergamaschi studied medicine at the University of Milan Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Bergamaschi speaks Spanish.

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

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Dr. William B Smithy, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Stony Brook Technology Park; 37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. William Smithy, who practices in East Setauket, NY and Smithtown, NY, is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Smithy include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Smithy is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Smithy completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Dr. Paula Irina Denoya, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
Hsc T19 020
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Paula Denoya is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Denoya attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: rectal cancer, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. She takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars and New York Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook Medicine University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Perianal Abscess, Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Colitis, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jill Christina Genua, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
37 Research Way; Department of Surgery
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jill Genua's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Her areas of expertise include rectal cancer, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and colon cancer. Dr. Genua takes HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more. She attended Albany Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Stamford Hospital, Connecticut and Albany Medical Center. Her professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital.

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

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Dr. Marvin Leonard Corman, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
33 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Marvin Corman specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and colon & rectal surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Corman completed a residency program at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Corman's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, colon surgery, and colon problems. Dr. Corman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Rectal Problems, Colonoscopy, Fecal Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Arnold Leiboff's medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Leiboff's areas of expertise include colorectal surgery procedures, diverticular disease, and rectal cancer. Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leiboff takes. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. His professional affiliations include 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)

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Dr. George Christopher Angelos, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. George Angelos' specialty is colon & rectal surgery. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: rectal cancer, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, and colon cancer. Dr. Angelos's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Angelos accepts HealthSmart, Viant, Healthfirst, and more.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Colitis, ... (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.