Dr. Ira Klonsky, MD

Dr. Ira Klonsky, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Ira Klonsky, MD is a general surgery specialist in Valley Stream, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.

210 E Sunrise Hwy Ste 303

Valley Stream, NY 11581

Contact Information

(516) 568-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lipomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Klonsky does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Cystotomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/22/2013
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    State: 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.

Education

  • City University NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Metropolitan Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Brookdale University Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Klonsky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Klonsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klonsky's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klonsky to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Klonsky's 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 (4)

Thank you so much DR Kalonsky if it was not for you.I would still have my pain in my back.I had a lipoma removed on my back from him and it was on my bone that's why it was hurting me.Now I feel so much better and I am recovering just fine.Thank you and god bless u and your family.??
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Had abdonimal hernia. Other doctors though it was a ulcer. Dr. Klonsky diagnosed it right away First time had surgery. After 4 days able to go back to work.. No more pain. He and his staff were excellent..
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Had hernia surgery excellent Dr.
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I had to have emergency surgery because of a small bowel obstruction.I have never had surgery. I am now 3 months post surgery and doing great. He is a great surgeon took the time to explain all of my concerns before surgery and follow up care was good. Even while in the hospital the nurses spoke...more
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