Dr. Stephanie Wishnev, MD

Dr. Stephanie Wishnev, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephanie Wishnev, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care Center

6020 S Jones Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89118
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Sierra Choice
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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

more than 75% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 75% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 69% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wishnev "We share a common philosophy of comprehensive care for a broad range of surgical and cancer related problems with a compassionate touch."


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Rob't Wood Johnson Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wishnev has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wishnev's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wishnev to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Wishnev's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Henderson, NV
I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Wishnev. I think what I liked best was that she took the time to explain to me my condition and was patient enough to answer all the questions in a language that I could easily understand. She is an excellent doctor with a terrific bedside manner
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in Calofornia
Q. What prompted you to start Nevada Surgery and Cancer Care? A. Dr. Wishnev and I were members of a different practice that went bankrupt. We were literally out on the street. We had a temporary office within a week and were seeing patients right away. We made a lot of mistakes but both of us...more
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in Las Vegas, NV
Seeing a proctologist can be an embarrassing experience. Dr Wishnev is one of the rare Las Vegas doctors who actually takes the time to talk to you and who really seems to know what she's doing. It's weird to say my favorite doctor in Vegas is a proctologist, but so far I haven't found many other...more
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in Las Vegas, NV
In the beginning of 2016 I was in and out of the hospital for months at a time dealing with ulcerative colitis. Due to treatments not calming it down, it came to a conclusion that I would need to have surgery to remove my colon and be given an ostomy bag. Dr. Wishnev performed 3 surgeries on me:...more
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in Las Vegas, NV
My 17 year old daughter had severe ulcerative colitis and thanks to three successful surgeries done by Dr Wishnev, our daughter is finally living a normal life again. Dr Wishnev is one of the most professional and caring doctor Ii have ever met. She is an amazing doctor and would recommend...more
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