Dr. Ihor Ponomarenko, MD

Dr. Ihor Ponomarenko, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Ihor Ponomarenko, MD is a general surgery specialist in Derby, CT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

350 Seymour Ave Ste 101

Derby, CT 06418

Contact Information

(203) 732-3443

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 80% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 78% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Ponomarenko'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.

8  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Breast Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ponomarenko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponomarenko's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponomarenko to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ponomarenko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I was not very happy with the whole situation from surgery to postop to follow up
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Met this doctor for the first time today. I already knew he was very knowledgeable but still was nonetheless very apprehensive. He was incredibly nice.
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Excellent Doctor, kept me informed ( pre/ post appendicitis procedure ) in an intelligent way. Very nice bedside manner, highly recommended ;-)
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Hernia repair in 2014, good as new
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Best surgeon!!! Very informative and would never go to anyone else!
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