Dr. Robert Winchell, MD

Dr. Robert Winchell, MD

Acute Care SurgeryMaleAge 66

Acute Care Surgery

Dr. Robert Winchell, MD is an Acute Care Surgery Specialist in New York, NY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from YALE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1984. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

NewYork Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

NewYork Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital170 William St New York, NY 10038
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(212) 235-1519
NewYork Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital170 William Street New York, NY 10038
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New Patient?
(212) 235-1519

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Winchell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Winchell

4.7

Based on 14 ratings

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Strongly recommended
The Dr. Robert Winchell, MD is a very experienced and caring professional, Knowledgeable and friendly . This is the best doctor and excellent office staff. Thank you for his help and understanding. Aneta Narinskaya
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Aneta Narinskaya – Sep 02, 2022
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Easy explanation of procedures and post op. Excellent office staff and his NP Anita.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 10, 2022
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Dr. Winchell is an excellent doctor and surgeon. He is empathetic and offers whatever time I need to understand my condition, to ask questions and to offer a range of options. I heartily recommend Dr. Winchell to the community at large.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Marc – Feb 20, 2022
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Knowledgeable, friendly unrushwd discussion of my medical case.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dr Arnold J Cohen – Oct 11, 2021
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My visit was a follow up from an emergency room visit. Dr. Winchell schedule an appendectomy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alison – Jul 26, 2021
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My visit went very well and I would definitely recommend Dr Winchell to any of my family and friends if they needed a surgeon. He very through in explaining what needs to be done
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Rita Paragone – Mar 21, 2021
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It was awesome fast and knowledgeable doctor and staff. Wonderful bedside manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 18, 2021
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Excellent Doctor explained Everything that was done during my husband’s surgery and did not rush out of appointment. He answered all the questions we had.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gregory Koss – Oct 29, 2020
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Excelent service.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Angelica Kenny in Astoria-Queens, NY – Jul 07, 2018
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This is the best doctor I have ever come in contact with. Over a year after performing my bowel obstruction surgery, Dr. Winchell continues to provide excellent care to me and continues to always be there for me whenever I need a check up. He is a true gentleman and the absolute ideal of a knowledgable, respectful, capable, and kind doctor. I cannot thank Dr. Winchell enough for his unwavering support as I have struggled with adhesion pain since the surgery. I can't recommend Dr. Winchell enough
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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New York, NY – Jul 12, 2017
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Dr. Winchell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Winchell accepts the following insurance:

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert J. Winchell, MD, FACS, is board certified in General Surgery, with added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. He is a Fellow of the American...Read more

Specialties

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1991
Ucsd Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Ucsd Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Ucsd Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
YALE UNIV SCH OF MED
Medical School
1979
California Institute of Technology
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Robert Winchell, MD?

Call (212) 235-1519 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Robert Winchell, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Winchell has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Robert Winchell, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Robert Winchell, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Winchell's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Robert Winchell, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Robert Winchell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Winchell frequently treats Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, and Intestinal Obstruction. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Winchell treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Winchell, MD's office located?

Dr. Winchell's office is located at 170 William St, New York, NY 10038. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Robert Winchell, MD speak?

Dr. Winchell speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received