Dr. Leigh Nadler, MD

Dr. Leigh Nadler, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(17)
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Dr. Leigh Nadler, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 208

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 572-6192

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
24

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prolapse Repair
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Ill/carle Fdn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nadler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nadler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nadler to family and friends
3.2
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Nadler's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Nadler Says:

I believe the negative response from the patient dated 09/20/17 was due to the need to reschedule her appointment, as I was called to the operating room for a life-threatening emergency.  She was very rude to my office staff and I then spoke with her personally.  She indicated that she was very dissatisfied and unhappy and said that there

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Patient Comments (2)

Pittsburgh, PA |
I would NOT recommend Dr. Nadler. From my initial scheduling phone call, I hesitated following through with my first appointment. The schedulers/secretaries were very rude in their tone, short, and cut me off mid sentence several times. Despite my hesitation, I did follow through with my first...more
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I believe this negative response was due to the need to reschedule this patient's appointment, as I was called to the operating room for a life-threatening emergency. I explained that I am a surgeon and that...more
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in New York, NY |
Definitely not a people person...this guy might know medicine, but he doesn't know any common courtesy...I'd rather let my colon explode then every see this doctor again.
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I treat all patients with respect and courtesy. I am sorry if you were offended in some way- but I am certainly a caring and compassionate surgeon.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nadler accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Nadler has admitting privileges

Saint Clair Hospital
1000 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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Upmc Mercy
1400 Locust St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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