Dr. Peter Geller, MD

Dr. Peter Geller, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Peter Geller, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

51 W 51st St # 380

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Geller

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Geller'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. Geller "Specializing in repair of hernias of the abdominal wall."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Geller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Geller's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Geller to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Geller's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr.Geller performed a Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair in March 2011. His professional medical care was Superialy done with the constant concern of the patient .The operation was a great success.I would recommend Dr. Peter Geller highly.
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Dr. Geller was very sincere and knowledgeable. I did not have to wait long to be seen and in addition, his office staff was friendly and efficient (not something you find at many Dr. Offices).
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An update: I got my MRI results back (from another doc) and, contrary to Geller's opinion, I do have a hernia. I don't mind that Geller made a gross error in his diagnosis as much as I am concerned about what he said: The search for the source of pelvic pain in women is often fruitless. He did not...more
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If you are a woman and you believe you have an occult hernia, do not waste your time with this man. Not only does he lack the knowledge to treat you, but he has zero compassion, which he makes up for with plenty of arrogance and willful ignorance. (I brought him the latest studies, and he refused...more
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Thorough, he took the time to explain the diagnosis, options, and answer all questions.
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