Dr. James Kiely, MD

Dr. James Kiely, MD

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43 y/o
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Dr. James Kiely, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. 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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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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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

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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. "
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • 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
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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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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kiely is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kiely's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiely to family and friends
3.6
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
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 (2)
in northampton, ma |
He saved my life. He is compassionate, funny and most importantly, extremely knowledgeable!
in Springfield, MA |
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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Dr. Kiely accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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