Dr. David Piazza, MD

Dr. David Piazza, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Piazza, MD is a general surgery specialist in Plainfield, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anorectal Abscess
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Illinois Metropolitan Group Residency Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois Metropolitan Group Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Carle Foundation Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Piazza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. David Piazza, MD
Dr. Piazza was wonderful. I was traveling from Louisiana for business and had to have emergency surgery. Dr. Piazza and his staff were excellent from start to finish. Got my Gall Bladder removed and was quickly on my way again. Thanks so much.
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Kevin Hopkins in Bossier City, LA – Aug 27, 2018
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BRILLIANT MASTERFULLY SKILLED SURGEON. I died. After 29 mins God sent me back. Then the hospital brought in their best. Dr. Piazza & at least one other surgeon conducted an emergency exploratory surgery. Fibroid tumors I had for 19 years were so big that the Mayo Clinic told me 10 years ago that...Read More
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Linda McCants in Bolingbrook, IL – Dec 21, 2017
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During my first appointment with Dr. Piazza he seemed eager to push for surgery and I felt rushed to schedule surgery at the earliest. In retrospect, since I did not have a severe condition I should have taken a second opinion. There was no call from his office before the scheduled surgery to check...Read More
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Aurora, IL – Jun 30, 2017
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Dr. Piazza saved my life. I had acute pancreatitus and was in the ICU for weeks. Dr. Piazza operated on my pancreas (which is a life-threatening procedure in itself, as the pancreas is very sensitive) and I managed to pull through. All my whole team of doctors had thought I was a goner. I am alive...Read More
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Sandy J Renfroe in Naperville, IL – Jun 21, 2016
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Dr Piazza has treated both my husband and I for routine colonoscopy and hemrroids. He makes the uncomfortable procedures easier with his witty nature. When he needs to be informative and concerned he is, but otherwise he lightens the mood with wit. He also remembered us when not seeing us for...Read More
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Pam W. in Aurora, IL – Dec 30, 2015
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