Dr. David Schuval, MD

Dr. David Schuval, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. David Schuval, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1985 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

12345 W Bend Dr Ste 303

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 849-1811

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Anal Disorders
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more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Schuval's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schuval "Dr. Schuval completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a fellow of both the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. He is the secretary of the Medical Executive Committee at St. Anthony's Medical Center after serving a year as its treasurer. Dr. Schuval has held numerous physician leadership positions at St Anthony's throughout his 23-year tenure and is especially proud to have served as director of the Department of Surgery for five consecutive years. Dr. Schuval is also a past president of the St. Louis Surgical Society and has been named one of St. Louis Magazine's Best Doctors in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Polypectomy
  • 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)
  • Tube Feeding

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0 Sanctions

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  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Montefiore MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Booth Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Montefiore MC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Schuval, MD
Doagnosed with colon cancer at age 36. Dr Schuval was a life saver, personal, professional & really cares for his patients. Would definitely recommend.
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R S Lrwis in Saint Louis MO – Apr 13, 2018
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In 2016, after a colonoscopy, I was diagnosed with rectal cancer. Needless to say, I was scared. Dr. Schuval put me at ease. He put me in touch with the radiation and chemo doctors. He was very thorough in laying out the plan of attack. As long as we stick with the plan (which includes regular...Read More
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Mary in St. Louis, MO – Feb 28, 2018
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My husband had rectal cancer and of course, we were scared to death. Dr. Schuval put us at ease at our appointment to talk about his surgery procedure. It was made very clear to us how everything was to go and helped us to feel a little better about the whole surgery. We have been following up...Read More
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Linda in Festus, MO – Jun 11, 2016
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I was scheduled to have surgery a day prior when I had already picked up the medication & the stool prep & already started drinking it I then receive a Call from his nurse telling me that Dr Schaval would not be doing said surgery He was concerned allegedly about me sueing him if he came...Read More
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Mel in Imperial, MO – Jun 07, 2016
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