Dr. John Rutkoski, MD

Dr. John Rutkoski, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Rutkoski, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Cheektowaga, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, critical care medicine, and more.

Buffalo Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgical Solutions, PLLC

2625 Harlem Rd Ste 160

Cheektowaga, NY 14225
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

more than 76% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Rutkoski'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rutkoski "I am thankful for the privilege to serve my community through the gifts which I have been blessed with and passionate about providing the highest quality surgical care possible.

I see every person that walks through our door as a unique individual and treat them with the utmost compassion and respect."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

4  Conditions Treated

  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hernia
  • Obesity

20  Procedures

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.


  • Duquesne University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • The Western Pennsylvania Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • West Penn Allegheny Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Childrens Hospital Of Pittsburgh Of Upmc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • The Valley Hospital Of Ridgewood, New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rutkoski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutkoski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutkoski to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rutkoski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I cannot speak more highly of Dr, Rutkoski. He truly cares about his patients. He always takes the time to explain things and answer any questions or concerns.
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Dr. Rutkoski is the most caring and compassionate Doctor I think I have ever been associated with. He takes the time to explain and go over your condition, and your procedure. I would highly recommend this man to anybody thinking of having a procedure that Dr. Rutkoski performs. One other thing....more
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Did a beautiful job on my vertical gastric sleeve - couldn't have asked for a better surgeon!
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