Dr. Peter A. Koretsky, MD

Dr. Peter A. Koretsky, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 62 years old

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Dr. Koretsky specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Melbourne, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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2.4
based on 38 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Melbourne, FL |
I cannot believe this place is even in practice. I have never seen this doctor despite trying to. It is pretty obvious that nobody in this practice reads despite multiple pieces of paperwork required submitted in addition to a grilling by a staff member about the same things you gave them records and hand written notes about. As a lifetime professional with advanced degrees I have never seen such an unprofessional mess in my life. A total waste of my time and money. They should be shut down
in Melbourne Florida |
He is the biggest joke in Melbourne..he might make a living at washing dishes or road work where he don't have to have social skills
in Melbourne, FL |
Fine Dr. He does what doctors like him are supposed to do. I fail to understand some of these reviews. It's his staff that needs work in terms of their bedside Manor which was, at the time of my procedure less than desirable. But I'm not here to grade them. I wish I could. But they are not the Dr. So cute the man some slack
in Melbourne, FL |
First experience there was a miscommunication concerning whether a polyp was cancerous. Still to this, I'm still not sure. Went back for a follow up a year of so later, and made an appointment with his PA. Went to appointment 20 minutes early. Filled in paper work, had interview for pre consultation. Then waited another 40 minutes and still hadn't been called to see PA. When I went I went to receptionist was shown no consideration for having to wait so long to see the PA.
Dear MG: First I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave a review for our office, your feedback is valuable to us. Secondly, I apologize for your experience at our office and would like to address any of your concerns directly. Please call our office at 321-254-7375 and ask to speak with the Practice Manager so that your experience can be discussed and addressed.
in Melbourne, FL |
My experience with Dr. Koretsky was excellent. It was a difficult time finding out just before the holidays that I had a 5 inch tumor and it was thought to be pancreatic cancer. Due to the ultra sound findings the Doc got me in for a procedure in 24 hours. Had me scheduled in Orlando for a new procedure within two weeks and within weeks I was in surgery to remove the tumor.. I could not have been more happy with the expediency and decision making of Dr. Koretsky
Dear Paul, We are grateful for your trust and to know you have been satisfied with your patient care within our office. Thank you for taking your time to leave us feedback!
in Palm Bay, FL |
He has been my doctor for over 20 years. I have complete faith in him. I have Ulcerative Colitis and he has helped me greatly over the years.
Dear Janice, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave positive feedback for Dr. Koretsky. We greatly appreciate your time and your trust in allowing us to participate in your health care!
in Viera |
Difficult office to deal with. Dr spends no time with patients. NPs handle everything. Seems all about volume and $.
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  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

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