Dr. Stephen Gerwel, MD

Dr. Stephen Gerwel, MD

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Age 71
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Dr. Stephen Gerwel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Canonsburg, PA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Wroclaw Medical University in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

100 Medical Blvd

Canonsburg, PA 15317

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  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care

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Dr. Gerwel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerwel performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gerwel performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerwel performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Gerwel performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerwel treats Appendicitis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Gerwel treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Gerwel's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Gerwel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Canonsburg, PA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Wroclaw Medical University in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

  • St Francis Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Providence Hospital Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital
  • 1972
    Wroclaw Medical University
    Medical School
    1972

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • English

Dr. Gerwel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gerwel

4.2

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(1)

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Dr. Gerwel's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Gerwel, MD
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Dr Gerwell performed an extremely serious and complicated operation on me several years ago and God worked through him and St Clair Hospital emergency doctor and hospital staff to save my life. Thank you so much.
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My appendix had burst, so the St. Clair emergency room doc, Dr. Michelle Rider, picked Dr. Gerwel for me. I am highly satisfied with Dr. Gerwel. The surgery went well, I recovered well in the hospital and was discharged quickly, and so far I am feeling good at home. Dr. Gerwel is very friendly...Read More
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Great surgeon. Very caring.
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Saint Clair Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA