Dr. James Kiely, MD

Dr. James Kiely, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. James Kiely, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Colorectal Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 8

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Kiely'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.

Dr. Kiely's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kiely "As Assistant Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. Mark Kiely, MD, FACS currently sees patients at the Division's ColumbiaDoctors Scarsdale, Bronxville and Tarrytown locations. Dr. Kiely offers expertise in the surgical management of common anorectal conditions, colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, constipation and incontinence. Dr. Kiely comes from an academic Colon and Rectal Surgery practice in Baystate Medical Center, Massachusetts where he was in practice for over five years. Dr. Kiely completed his Clinical Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Ohio in 2011 and General Surgery Residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010. His clinical interests encompass the whole of colorectal surgery including benign and malignant conditions, abdominal and pelvic, as well as anorectal procedures. He has specific expertise in robotic rectal cancer surgery, Crohn's/inflammatory bowel disease management, sphincter sparing anal fistula surgery (LIFT) procedure and abdominopelvic reoperative surgery. He has a keen interest in research and is an author on numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, published abstracts, oral presentations and book chapters. In addition to focusing on clinical research, outcomes and education within the division of colorectal surgery, he will lead the incorporation of trans-anal procedures (Ta-TME) for the management of a variety of colorectal conditions at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He will also be the lead surgeon for the development of the Colorectal Program for NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY. Originally from Ireland, Dr. Kiely graduated from medical school at the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 1999. After receiving an Associate Fellowship Degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2002, he then completed research at the Medical College of Wisconsin from 2002 to 2005 and finished a thesis on leptin, obesity and intestinal function in 2006 obtaining a post-graduate degree (MD) from his alma mater, Trinity College Dublin. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kiely "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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.

Education

  • University College At Dublin / National University of Ireland
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Adelaide Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiely's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiely to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kiely's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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He saved my life. He is compassionate, funny and most importantly, extremely knowledgeable!
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Spent close to an hr with us. Level of knowledge VERY high, Compassionate but efficient. Good staff, Short wait time, Expertise high.
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