Dr. Michael Barrett, MD

Dr. Michael Barrett, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Michael Barrett, MD is a general surgery specialist in Binghamton, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

169 Riverside Dr

Binghamton, NY 13905

Contact Information

(607) 352-3550

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barrett performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 96% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Barrett'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

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.

Education

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Lahey Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barrett's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barrett to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Barrett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Barrett performed surgery in me yo remove my gall bladder. I was admitted through the emergency room and had never yet met Dr. Barrett. He was compassionate, caring and just a good guy. Surgery went well and it was necessary for me to return 6 months later for a hernia which...more
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Dr Barret performed an emergency surgery for me back in 2007, at the time I didn't have health insurance and they worked with me on a payment plan., he is one of the best doctors I have encountered.
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Our family owes Dr. Barrett such gratitude. He saved our father's life years ago when he was a young surgeon. It was under extreme, emergent conditions on a patient barely alive. His skill, compassion and care are superior. His decency as a human being is what pulled our family through one of the...more
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Appointment wait time is ridiculous. Every appointment I have had, I waited over an hour. My last appointment was an hour and 45 minutes wait time. He is very vague and not thorough enough. I'll travel to Scranton or Syracuse if I ever need surgery again.
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