Dr. Benjamin Abbadessa, MD

Dr. Benjamin Abbadessa, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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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

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

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

Education

  • 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 to recommend Dr. Abbadessa

4.2

Based on 9 reviews

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Abbadessa is the most thoughtful and caring colorectal doctor you will ever find. I actually cried when I learned he had left NYC. I’m still not over it.
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I was a patient of Dr. Abbadessa’s before he relocated to the West Coast. Truly bummed that he moved, because he was an incredibly caring, unbiased, calm, knowledgeable, efficient, and professional doctor (and the list could go on). Truly must have been spoiled by his care because my current care...Read More
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Dr. Abbadessa failed to follow-up post-surgery for TEN DAYS regarding a biopsy, knowing I have a history of cancer. I had to call and harass to obtain results. He was on his way out, moving to San Diego for his wife's new job, and never bothered to call or help coordinate finding a new doctor to...Read More
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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...Read 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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