Dr. Paul Wise, MD

Dr. Paul Wise, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Paul Wise, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

660 S Euclid Ave # 8109

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 454-7177

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wise'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wise "I appreciate that undergoing an operation is a stressful, sometimes terrifying, circumstance. My goal is to create trust and give patients the time and education that they need to feel comfortable with the situation and plan. I believe that educating patients is just as important as my role of educator of students, residents, and fellows."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

28  Conditions Treated

33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Georgetown
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wise has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wise's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wise to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wise'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)

Awesome Doctor! took great care of me! He explained everything and took the time to care for me after surgery!!
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Did surgery on me for colorectal cancer then acted as if he did not know me. Ignored me enough that I had a complication that he did not catch until 8 weeks after surgery. My ureters had ruptured and there was 5000 mL of urine in my abdomen. After this he seemed not to want to even see me let...more
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In 2011 I had a Laparoscopic total colectomy with creation of a J-pouch. Dr. Wise was awesome. I would recommend him for this procedure that changed my life. He went into detail and explained the procedure and made sure I understood all the complications relative to the procedure.
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This man gave me my life back. I seriously cannot say enough good things about him. I went into surgery on May 12th, 2010 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and he performed a multilayer advancement flap with sphincteroplasty surgery to repair my obstetric fistula. As of this year, I have...more
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