Dr. Robert Schlessel, MD

Dr. Robert Schlessel, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Robert Schlessel, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Ohio Medical College-Toledo in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

2 Church St S Ste 504

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 458-1180

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 85% of peers
more than 48% of peers
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 17% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Ohio Medical College-Toledo
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Hospital Of Saint Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hospital Of Saint Raphael
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlessel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schlessel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlessel to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schlessel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Did a great job with my hernia. Have not had any issues since
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