Dr. Joel Benowitz, MD
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Dr. Joel Benowitz, MD

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General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Joel Benowitz, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Long Beach, NY. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Benowitz is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center.

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    Dr. Benowitz's Reviews

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    3.9
    based on 14 total surveys (2 with reviews)
    Dr. Benowitz's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (2)
    Island Park, NY |
    Outstanding Breast surgeon. Saved my and my sister-in-law's lives and figure. Dr. Benowitz has outstanding knowledge, cutting edge technology and caring staff.
    in Long Beach New York |
    He is a Excellent surgeon and doctor, he goes right away and finds solutions he's trusting,caring to his patients needs,& Very understanding, he explains everything even to the little details. He also goes over any information his staff is friendly environment work place and DR. JOEL B is one of the best to come around I like him he gets right to the point. It's not to many honest doctors like him around he's one of a kind my experience was great I would recommend him to anyone he helps satisfi
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    Dr. Benowitz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1975

    • Internship Hospital
      Brookdale Hopsital Med Center

      Completed in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Brookdale Hopsital Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Brookdale Hopsital Med Center

      Completed in 1981

    • Undergraduate School
      Long Island University / Brooklyn Campus

      Graduated in 1970

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thoracentesis
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair