Dr. James C. Rucinski, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 62

1309 Avenue J
Brooklyn, NY 11230
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Hospital Quality

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New York Methodist Hospital
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Appointments & Offices

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NYM Medical Associates
NYM Medical Associates
1309 Avenue J
Brooklyn, NY 11230
New York Methodist Hospital GNS
New York Methodist Hospital GNS
506 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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    Dr. Rucinski's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Emergency Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine, 2000
    • General Surgery, 2013
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • 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, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    3 Malpractice Claims

    • Settlement  (9/27/2011)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11215
    • State: New York
    • Settlement  (10/5/2011)
    • Amount or Range: Below average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11215
    • State: New York
    • Settlement  (7/9/2010)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings 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

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    U Ill/Cook Co Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rucinski & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Rucinski's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rucinski to family and friends

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Rucinski
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    NYM Medical Associates
    1309 Avenue J
    Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (718) 677-1710 (Office)
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    New York Methodist Hospital GNS
    506 6th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 780-3288 (Office)
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