Dr. Nina Paonessa, DO

Dr. Nina Paonessa, DO

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Nina Paonessa, DO is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Wall Township, NJ and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 1998 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

2101 State Route 34 # H

Wall Township, NJ 07719

Contact Information

(732) 282-1500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Paonessa'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.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Proctology

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • Proctology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Proctology*

21  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor 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 Jersey.

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

  • Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Wyckoff Heights Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Lehigh Valley Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paonessa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paonessa's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paonessa to family and friends
41 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Paonessa'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

This was my first visit and follow up visit with Dr. Paonessa. She was very thorough, kind, patient and professional doctor. Her staff was very friendly as well. I would highly recommend her!
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What a great Surgeon. Dr. Paonessa takes the time to explain everything she plans on doing for your care. She also ensures that you are as comfortable as you can be during and after your procedure if one is needed. I'm lucky to have found her to deal with
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After an overseas visit I experienced a painful fissure. Dr. Paonessa took her time with explaining everything to me and comforting me. I was able to ask all the questions I needed and cry a river- after medicine, change in diet and time, celebrate with Dr. Paonessa that I was healed. The entire...more
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We were in an emergency as my daughter had a pilonodal cyst and the md who saw he previously dismissed it as a pimple. That doc said if it came back " which it won't" he said get into the office right away. Well it came back n there was no md to see her after the long weekend dr paonessa got us...more
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Amazing, compassionate and the most caring doctor I have ever been to! Highly recommend her!
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