Dr. Benjamin Abbadessa, MD

Dr. Benjamin Abbadessa, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Benjamin Abbadessa, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions in 2008 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

10 Union Sq E Frnt 2N

New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
more than 79% of peers
Destruction of Anal Tumor
more than 69% of peers
more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

29  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Beth Israel Med Ctr-Albert Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbadessa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abbadessa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbadessa to family and friends
7 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abbadessa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Abbadessa Says:

Thank you for the input and feedback.  I am deeply sorry that you felt this way about your office visit.  Patient opinion and satisfaction is extremely important to me and it is my goal to create a positive, compassionate office environment while addressing concerns and finding solutions in a timely manner.  Please let me know if you would


Patient Comments (5)

I highly recommend Dr. Abbadessa! He made me fat ease during my entire visit. While my visit was due to a uncomfortable issue, he was at all times professional and comforting. He is very knowledgeable, thorough and patient. His staff was also very accommodating and friendly. As a new patient, I was...more
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My primary care MD, Dr. Lawrence Hitzeman is excellent and Dr. Abbadessa is equally as fine and caring a doctor. Dr. Abbadessa is super nice and very, very kind. He takes time, listens and does not rush through an appointment. He really seems like he truly cares about you. I highly recommend him.
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Surgery to remove an infection deep in my pelvis actually worsened my condition and I was now infected with e coli. Luckily, I'd come to the attention of Dr Abbadessa, the specialist brought in to take over my case. He looked me in the eye (not at his chart). I met a warm, present man committed...more
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Dr. Abbadessa cured me! and for that I will always think of him as one of the greatest and a very very GOOD Dr... very few people has the chance or the opportunity to change the life of an individual, and Dr. Benjamin is one of them because he fixed my problem... God only knows how happy I'm today...more
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arrogant, didn't listen, long wait, didn't solve problem.
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