Dr. Edwin Gonzalez, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male

2201 Hempstead Tpke
East Meadow, NY 11554
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Dr. Gonzalez:

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Dr. Gonzalez's Experience

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Dr. Gonzalez's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Gonzalez Performs

Conditions Dr. Gonzalez Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Nassau University Medical Center
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gonzalez

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2201 Hempstead Tpke
East Meadow, NY 11554
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    Dr. Gonzalez's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2008
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant & Whipple Procedure)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Gonzalez

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (1/19/2011)
    • Amount or Range: Above average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11040
    • 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

    Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Harlem Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gonzalez & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gonzalez's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Nassau University Medical Center where Dr. Gonzalez has admitting privileges:

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    • Nassau University Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gonzalez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gonzalez to family and friends

    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gonzalez's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gonzalez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    2201 Hempstead Tpke
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    (516) 572-6705 (Office)
    (516) 572-5140 (Fax)
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