Dr. Colin Bethel, MD

Dr. Colin Bethel, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(4)
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Dr. Colin Bethel, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Newark, NJ. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

201 Lyons Ave

Newark, NJ 07112

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 72% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 69% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 49% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Yale Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Yale Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nationwide Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bethel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bethel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bethel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bethel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bethel to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bethel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Warren, NJ |
Wonderful experience with Dr. Bethel and staff. Procedure was quick and our son recovered well. Very professional and precise.
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Dr. Bethel accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Bethel has admitting privileges

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
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