Dr. Rob F. Schuster, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 41

525 N 18th St Ste 301
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Hospital Quality

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St. Luke's Medical Center
1800 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Tempe St. Luke's Hospital
1500 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281

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Abdominal Surgeons Ltd
Abdominal Surgeons Ltd
525 N 18th St Ste 301
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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    Dr. Schuster's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery

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    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Gastrotomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
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    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anemia
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
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    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Leukocytosis
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Retina Diseases
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Schuster

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • Unprofessional Conduct  (8/6/2015)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Arizona

    0 Board Actions

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

    Medical School

    University Of Colorado At Denver
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Arizona
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schuster & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Schuster's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • St. Luke's Medical Center

    • Tempe St. Luke's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.7
    • 16 responses
    • 5 reviews

    3.7 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Phoenix, AZ |

    Got me in for an appointment the same day and was able to perform the necessary surgery a week later. Great bedside manner and sense of humor.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Gilbert, AZ |

    Dr Schuster did my gastric bypass in August of 2013 and everything went well until a year ago. The Barriatic Center he was at did nothing to help me as I was "Schuster's" patient. In January 2016 my insurance changed and I was able to see him and he immediately took care of me. Dr Schuster is my life saver not once but twice. Thank you for caring about your patients no matter where you are at. I would highly recommend Dr Schuster.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Avondale, AZ |

    Dr. Schuster performed gastric sleeve surgery on me on 11/11/15. Everything went very smoothly and I have had no complications. He worked with me because my insurance didn't cover the surgery. I had a great experience with him and his office.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Tempe at |

    I was just there yesterday and had a surgery done for disimpaction. Dr schuster is the BEST doctor I have ever had. I recommend him to anyone. He is very caring and sympathetic. He basically saved my life. He listens to me and makes me comfortable. I love him and what he does ! Thanks doc I appreciate you very much !

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    5 out of 5
    - in Maricopa, AZ |

    I totally enjoyed being treated by Dr Schuster. He always listened to me and I felt totally comfortable with him. I would recommend him to anyone and I will see him again in the future when the need arises

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    Abdominal Surgeons Ltd
    525 N 18th St Ste 301
    Phoenix, AZ 85006
    (602) 252-1510 (Office)
    (602) 256-9488 (Fax)
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