Dr. Donald Summers, MD

Dr. Donald Summers, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Donald Summers, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond Heights, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1035 Bellevue Ave Ste 500

Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Contact Information

(314) 925-4744

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Summers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Anal Fistula
high
more than 78% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Summers's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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*

34  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • 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
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Stl University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stl University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Summers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Summers' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Summers to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Summers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Summers is very professional and is an excellent surgeon. He fully explained my condition and gave me a range of possible treatment options. After two procedures I am fully healed and grateful to have my normal life back. I highly recommend him.
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