Dr. Kelly Garrett, MD

Dr. Kelly Garrett, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Kelly Garrett, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read her story

Weill Cornell Colorectal Surgery

1283 York Ave Fl 9

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice
  • WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garrett's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Abscess more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Anal Fissure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Anal Fissure more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Anorectal Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garrett treats Anorectal Abscess more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Garrett treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess

Dr. Garrett's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Bowel Obstruction Repair
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colostomy
Complex Pelvic Surgery
Crohn's Disease
Diverticular Diseases
Diverticulitis
Endoscopy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Incontinence Surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interventional Endoscopy
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Large Bowel Obstruction
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pelvic Surgery
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Screening Colonoscopy
Sphincterotomy
Strictureplasty for Crohn's Disease
Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Kelly Garrett, MD, is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
She specializes in the minimally invasive surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer, pelvic floor disorders and inflammatory bowel disease.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2009
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Albany Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
St George's University School of Medicine
Medical School
2009
2008
2003

Awards

Dr. Garrett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garrett

3.3

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
47.36842105263158%
(9)
4 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
36.8421052631579%
(7)

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Dr. Garrett's Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Garrett came to help me on the day I was seeing my surgeon. So I did not have to come back to the city for an exam she came to me in my surgeons office. This way I did not have to come back to the city for my care. She is truly a caring understanding doctor. We need more of her with the way...Read More
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Avoid this doctor at all costs. Not only is Dr. Garrett rude and dismissive, as many others here have noted, she was actually very rough performing my procedure, causing unnecessary pain. When I yelped in pain, she completely ignored me and continued on brusquely. Terrible experience.
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Dr Garrett is terrific. She's through with clear explanations; listens to concerns; & is kind. And, most importantly, her medical judgment is sound.
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Dr. Garrett gave a good first impression and after a negative experience with a different facility thought I had found a doctor I could trust. I was anxious about the procedure and asked that she perform it rather then a fellow or med student. She assured me that she would and after the procedure...Read More
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DO NOT SEE THIS DOCTOR! I had the worst experience at this visit. The front desk process was smooth, however, when I was seen by the RN she had no clue about the PREP pill. I was shocked! Then Dr.Garrett walks in and seems uninterested and absorbed in her personal life. That's when her phone rings...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna POS
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice
WellCare

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