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Dr. Brian Bansidhar, DO

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 48

Dr. Bansidhar

Presque Isle Colon and Rectal Surgery

4125 W Ridge Rd Erie, PA 16506
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(814) 833-1119

Dr. Brian Bansidhar, DO is a colorectal surgery specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in colorectal surgery.

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Dr. Bansidhar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
TriCare for Life
UPMC Health Plan
WellCare PPO

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Dr. Bansidhar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bansidhar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bansidhar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases

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Dr. Bansidhar treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Bansidhar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bansidhar treats Ulcer more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bansidhar treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Bansidhar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Bansidhar, DO
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There's no words that can truly express the outstanding care I received from Dr Bansidhar & staff. Within a few weeks, Dr.B was able to accomplish more w/ me (multiple scopes, surgical procedure, images, genetics, & etc) when other physicians were being dismissive (past 5 yrs). Dr.B thoroughness & quick actions allowed me to start the healing processes. Employed in the healthcare arena...I can truly say that there are few of these Drs out there in the field & when you find them you better hang on to them for dear life. This practice will have your back no matter what, to make sure all is well w/you. Dr B. will reach out (call) even if it wasn't requested...I was so appreciative when this happen, it was a blessing in disguise.------July 15,2019
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Eries ONLY independent/private practice Colorectal surgeon You still have a choice for your doctors, make the right one


  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery


Temple University School of Medicine - Conemaugh Mem Medical Center
Residency Hospital


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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Upmc Hamot

Erie, PA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average