Dr. Gudrun Aspelund, MD

Dr. Gudrun Aspelund, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Gudrun Aspelund, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University of Iceland Laeknadeild in 1996 and specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.

3959 Broadway # 216B

New York, NY 10032

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aspelund "As a general pediatric surgeon at CUMC I take care of infants and children with a variety of conditions; in particular gastrointestinal diseases and congenital anomalies which includes the use of minimal access surgery. I hold a faculty position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and enjoy teaching our medical students, residents and fellows. My academic interests are in clinical outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

37  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Iceland Laeknadeild
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Yale New-Haven Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Yale New-Haven Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mailman School Of Public Health, Columbia University
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aspelund's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

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  • Answers questions

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  • Time well spent

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Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

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  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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