Dr. Dean Pappas, MD

Dr. Dean Pappas, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Dean Pappas, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

1100 Franklin Ave Ste 203

Garden City, NY 11530

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • 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*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Lesion
  • Bowel Bypass Syndrome
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Malakoplakia
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Internal Anal Sphincter Myopathy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Characterized by Constipation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Polyps
  • Pruritus
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Warts
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52  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Anorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Hospital Suny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Orlando Regl Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pappas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pappas

4.4

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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One of the best doctors of any kind that I have ever had and I am a tough sell. Great bedside manner.
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C. Mahoney in Smithtown, NY – Apr 15, 2017
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The best surgeon, the best doctor period. Staff is helpful and gracious and they are all utmost professionals.
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Long Beach, NY – Mar 04, 2017
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totaly painless super professional super nice had me back to work in no time,i have and do recomend him to any one who needs a 5 star colon rectal surgeon, and a great personality,
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t lindner in Arverne, NY – Nov 09, 2016
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I had an appointment for a colonoscopy on 5/13/16. I cancelled that appointment because when I called on 5/10/16 to ask how Dr. Pappas was doing my billing (Preventive or non preventive) the woman (Josephine) on the phone was super nice while in the background the billing clerk was so nasty all I...Read More
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Josephine Santoro in Oceanside, NY – May 21, 2016
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