Dr. Christopher Foglia, MD

Dr. Christopher Foglia, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Christopher Foglia, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

5645 Main St # W-LL-300

Flushing, NY 11355
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Foglia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foglia treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Foglia treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foglia treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Foglia treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foglia treats Colorectal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Foglia treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Foglia'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
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
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
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
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)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 2006
    Mount Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 1999
    Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1999
  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Foglia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Foglia

4.0

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5 Stars
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Indemnity
Affinity Health Plan
Affinity Essential Bronze
Affinity Essential Gold
Affinity Essential Platinum
Affinity Essential Silver
Amida Care
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Elderplan
EmblemHealth
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Oxford Health Plans POS
UnitedHealthCare
Empire Plan
Oxford Liberty
UMR
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice

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