Dr. Sanjiv Patankar, MD

Dr. Sanjiv Patankar, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sanjiv Patankar, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in East Brunswick, NJ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

620 Cranbury Rd Ste 111

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Contact Information

(732) 238-2662

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Prolapse
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Seth Gs Med Coll Bombay
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York Hospital Medical Center Of Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Colon&Rectal Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Marathi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patankar to family and friends
3.7
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Patankar's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Freehold, NJ |
Dr. Patankar is my hero! I previously saw 2 other colon/rectal surgeons. After meeting with Dr. Patankar, I was sure that he would make every effort to make my surgery the least invasive as possible. He also had a very calming effect on me. My colon resection was quite complicated & I was...more
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Marlboro, NJ |
Very very unprofessional doctor office made an appointment one month ago the day before appointment I followup they say everything is good. And the day of the appointment I call to get detail address and timing now two hours before the appointment they giving lame excuse of emergency and say I need...more
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in Marlboro, NJ |
I, along with my family, hold this man to the highest esteem. No one wants to be told they have a colon tumor that needs to be removed, but if you do, do not Stop, do not pass "Go," proceed directly to Dr. Pantankar without any hesitation. Besides being an absolutely gifted and amazing surgeon,...more
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Dayton, NJ |
Dr Patanker is a great and informative doctor. The only issue I have with him is that he consistently has to cancel and reschedule appointments. As a stay at home parent this creates issues when I have to work to find a sitter. And the appt isn't cancelled until last minute. He needs to do a better...more
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in Princeton Junction, NJ |
Excellent and calm surgeon. Explain you everything before any procedure. Highly recommended. MSS
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Patankar accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Patankar has admitting privileges

RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Saint Peter's University Hospital
254 Easton Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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