Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD

Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD is a general surgery specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from U Ein Shams, Cairo in 1991 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

4 Technology Dr Ste 220

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 476-9296

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 63% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 45% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

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.


  • U Ein Shams, Cairo
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Metropolitan Group Hospitals(University Of Illinois)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center Northwest Medical Center Laprascopic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atwa to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Atwa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had the gastric sleeve and hernia surgery together. Dr Atwa was. Recommended to me by the surgeon that took out my gallbladder. He said if he or a member of his family ever needed surgery he would use Dr Atwa. I don't think you can get a better recommendation then that. I am so pleased with...more
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Good job taking out my gallbladder. Fixed a hernia while he was in there too. Good bedside manner. Professional..... Al G
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I had gastro by pass surgery on Dec 29, 2015. To date I have lost about 100 lbs. I went from 270 (Im 6' tall) to 167. I no longer need blood pressure meds, cholesterol meds, acid reflux meds, sleep apnea machine, I do now take vitamins. Dr Atwa has added years to my life, and life to my years. How...more
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