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Dr. David Schuval, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Schuval

Dr. David Schuval, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1985 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

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(314) 849-1811

Dr. Schuval accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
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Choice Plus POS
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Dr. Schuval's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Intestinal Obstruction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuval treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schuval treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Intestinal Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuval treats Intestinal Abscess more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schuval treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuval performs Colectomy more than 95% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Schuval's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • 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
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticulitis
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Tube Feeding
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me


"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 Medica...


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications


Buffalo General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Booth Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital
Montefiore Mc
Residency Hospital
Montefiore Mc
Internship Hospital
SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School


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What People Say About Dr. David Schuval, MD
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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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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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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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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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