Dr. Howard Tiszenkel, MD
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Dr. Howard Tiszenkel, MD

General Surgery | Male

THE BREAST CENTER 5645 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355 Get Directions

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Dr. Tiszenkel specializes in General Surgery and practices in Flushing, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • General Surgerynull
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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Tiszenkel has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Settlement;2013-02-15T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (7)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • 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
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • 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
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Tiszenkel has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (2/15/2013)
      • Amount or Range: Above Average
      • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Queens County, NY
      • State: New York
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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      New York Medical College

      Graduated in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      Carle Clin/U Ill

      Completed in 1987

      St Lukes Hospital

      Completed in 1986

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Tiszenkel's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Tiszenkel

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients