Dr. Joseph Gordon, MD

Dr. Joseph Gordon, MD

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Dr. Joseph Gordon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

107 Newtown Rd Ste 2A

Danbury, CT 06810

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (6/26/2014)View details
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Dr. Gordon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gordon performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gordon performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gordon treats Inguinal Hernia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gordon treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Hernia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gordon treats Hernia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gordon treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Dr. Gordon's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Injuries
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Breast Disorders
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Disorders
Bile Duct Procedure
Bile Duct Surgery
Biliary Dyskinesia
Biopsy
Biopsy of Breast
Black Eye
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carcinoma in Situ
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecomastia
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Leukocytosis
Localized Fat Deposits
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma
Lymphosarcoma
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Histiocytosis
Malrotation
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Melanoma
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nipple Fissure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Port Placements or Replacements
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiation Enteritis
Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Rectovaginal Fistula
Repair of Pigmentation Defect
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Umbilical Hernia
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Ventral Hernia
von Willebrand Disease
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Each patient is an individual, and deserves to be treated as such, with care and respect. I listen to my patients, and speak honestly with them. I take the time to understand them and explain medical concepts in plain English. Patients have a right t...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Radiology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Oncoplastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Suny-Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
Suny-Brooklyn, Dept. Of Microbiology & Immunology
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Suny-Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
Stanford University
Undergraduate School
1988
1985
1982
1981
1977

Awards

  • SUNY - Brooklyn Sch. of Med. Teacher of the Year, 1991

Media & Publications

  • Breast Cryoablation: An Alternative to Surgery for Benign Breast Tumors, May, 2006

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I saw Dr. Gordon recently for gallbladder stones. He has an excellent bedside manner which makes you feel welcomed, cared about, and valued as a patient. He was extremely personable and listened well when I shared my symptoms and concerns. On the day of the surgery, his comforting manner gave...Read More
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I was in the hospital in an emergency situation with my gall bladder with multiple complications. Dr Gordon was my rock. He was calm, answered all my questions and concerns, and saw me through the most difficult of processes with his unflappable abilities, both surgical and emotional.
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Amazing! Great bedside manner, expertise, care, and experience! Just had a laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair by him on 12/20/16 and I barely needed any pain medication hours later. I was immediately up and about and my recovery period was quite immediate with very little physical signs of...Read More
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He is the best doctor. He is very knowledgeable. He listens to you with any concerns you have.
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Simply the best! Excellent surgeon with an incredible bedside manner. Have had 3 surgeries by him and recovery from all was a breeze.
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthyCT
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
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UnitedHealthCare
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Medicaid
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT