Dr. Joseph Terlizzi, MD

Dr. Joseph Terlizzi, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Joseph Terlizzi, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2008 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

420 W 23rd St # Pb

New York, NY 10011

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
more than 82% of peers
Anal Disorders
more than 75% of peers
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Terlizzi'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. Terlizzi "Dr. Terlizzi understands that many patients may be apprehensive when seeking medical care dealing with such delicate conditions.  He ensures that each patient is comfortable with every step of the process, from diagnosis to treatment and follow up. "

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Sphincterotomy

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.


  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • New York Medical College-Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Robert Wood Johnso Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Thomas Jefferosn U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Terlizzi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Terlizzi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Terlizzi to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Terlizzi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Terlizzi is a wonderful doctor. Professional, down to earth and receptive to patients needs and situations. He will take the time listen to any questions you are concerned about and give you a considered response, not a robotic one. The staff is courteous, friendly, cohesive and involved in...more
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He's a really good guy and has a good bedside manor. There is almost no waiting at the office and the staff is very friendly.
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