Dr. Dale Distant, MD

Dr. Dale Distant, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Dale Distant, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

450 Clarkson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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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. Distant's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distant performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Distant performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dialysis Access Procedures
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distant performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Distant performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Distant performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Distant performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Distant's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dale Distant, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

1993
Baylor University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Kings Co Hosp Ctr-Suny Hlth Sci Ctr
Residency Hospital
1987
Kings Co Hosp Ctr-Suny Hlth Sci Ctr
Internship Hospital
1986
New York State U, College Of Medicine-Downstate
Medical School
1993
1992
1991
1987
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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