Dr. Peter Hon, MD

Dr. Peter Hon, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. Peter Hon, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glendale, NY. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

8340 Woodhaven Blvd

Glendale, NY 11385

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Intestinal Obstruction
normal
more than 75% of peers
Hemorrhoids
normal
more than 63% of peers
Colectomy
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Hon'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. Hon "As a surgeon, I don't always believe that surgery is necessarily the answer. My goal is to help patients get better. I want to empower them by educating them and allow them to choose their treatment plan that is most consistent with their goals."

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*

42  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • 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
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Wart Removal

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

  • Cornell U NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated
  • North Shore Lij Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hon's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hon to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Hon'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hon is an incredible surgeon! Super nice, down to earth, excellent doctor!! Highly recommend him to others!
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Went to ER with acute diverticulosis. Dr. Hon was not my gastroenterologist at the time but was on duty at HVHC. Treated my condition at first to bring down the infection to avoid surgery if possible. Monitored my condition carefully but had to perform a colostomy; surgery went well. Four...more
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