Dr. Brian Steckel, MD

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male • Age 50

319 S Manning Blvd Ste 310
Albany, NY 12208
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Dr. Steckel's Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Peter's Hospital
315 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
Albany Memorial Hospital
600 Northern Blvd
Albany, NY 12204

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  • Yes
Capital District Colon and Rectal
Capital District Colon and Rectal Surgeons
319 S Manning Blvd Ste 310
Albany, NY 12208
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    Dr. Steckel's Experience

    Specialties

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery
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    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diverticulitis
    • Fecal Incontinence
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Rectal Prolapse
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
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    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Steckel

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (9/27/2012)
    • Amount or Range: Above average
    • Nature of Complaint: County of event: Albany County, NY
    • State: New York
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, National University Of Ireland, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Baystate Med Ctr(Tufts Univ)
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Baystate Medical Center
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 2003
    New England Med Center
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Boston College
    Graduated in 1987
    Georgetown University
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Steckel & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Steckel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Peter's Hospital

    • Albany Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
    • 9 responses

    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steckel to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Dr. Steckel's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Steckel

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Capital District Colon and Rectal
    Capital District Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    319 S Manning Blvd Ste 310
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 438-2776 (Office)
    (518) 438-2777 (Fax)
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