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Dr. Marc Finkelstein, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 64

  
Dr. Finkelstein

Suffolk Surgical Associates PC

10 Brentwood Rd Bay Shore, NY 11706
Accepting new patients

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(631) 665-8200

Dr. Marc Finkelstein, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bay Shore, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in general surgery, gastroenterology, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Finkelstein accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthFirst HMO
HealthFirst PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare HMO
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Commercial HMO
Freedom Plan
Freedom Plan HMO
Liberty Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
Oxford Health Plans POS
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Basic PPO
Choice Plus POS
Empire Plan
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
Worker's Compensation WC
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Finkelstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finkelstein treats Abdominal Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Finkelstein treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finkelstein treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Finkelstein treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Finkelstein performs Hernia Repair more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Finkelstein performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Finkelstein's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Repair
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dehydration
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endometriosis
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistula
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Infections
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wound Infection
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Finkelstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Finkelstein

4.6

Based on 7 reviews

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I am glad I was referred to this surgeon! He is a kind and caring doctor. He spent the time with me to explain and answer all my concerns and questions. His staff was extremely kind and friendly too.
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Dr finkelstein is a very good surgeon. I am very happy that i made the right choice to ne his patient, very caring and kind doctor.. Also his staff are very nice and kind. The waiting time is terrific
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Best treatment!!!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As an experienced surgeon, specializing in general and colorectal surgery. Providing evaluation and treatment in abdominal, breast, digestive and gastrointestinal diseases and trauma patients. I believe in involving the patient by helping them unders...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Grant Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Metropolitan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Metro Hosp/NY Med Coll
Internship Hospital
1980
Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1976
Lafayette College
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

57% Patient experience rating, 12% lower than the national average

Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)