Dr. Stephen Kimmel, MD

Dr. Stephen Kimmel, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Kimmel, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Webster, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery, pediatrics, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Kimmel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kimmel "Stephen G. Kimmel, MD, is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon. He received his medical degree from Brown University in Rhode Island. During his residency term at UC-Irvine, he was the distinguished Chief Resident in General Surgery followed by appointment as a Research Fellow in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Kimmel also served as the Pediatric Surgical Fellow at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. He is currently serving as Medical Director of Pediatric Surgical Services at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. He has a wealth of published studies and is a sought-after speaker and presenter. Dr. Kimmel kindly devoted time and talent for Haiti earthquake relief."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kimmel "As a Pediatric General Surgeon, I am committed to providing your child with state-of-the-art medical care in a caring, compassionate environment."

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neonatal Care
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Harbor Ucla Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Harbor Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Uc Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Hospital Sick Chldn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kimmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kimmel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kimmel

4.7

Based on 16 reviews

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Dr. Kimmel and his entire staff are awesome. They were all super nice, understanding to the situation and very caring to our needs. He is excellent at what he does and I would go back to him in a flash. Thank you Dr Kimmel and your staff you guys are the best!!!
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Dr. Kimmel is an amazing doctor! However, his front desk management is horrible. We had a 8:30am appt and arrived a 8:15am. One hour and 30 minutes later we were not seen. In that entire time, no one from the desk apologized or gave an update on his tardiness! The front desk staff needs drastic...Read More
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Dr. Kimmel took care of my boy over spring break. He listened to our concerns and made accommodations to meet our needs since it was a holiday. Couldn't have been treated better.
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He took care of my teenage son. He's compassionate, caring, and spends the needed time with patient. Even his assistants are the best.
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I would recommend dr kimmel. he did good with my daughters surgery this weekend. thanks your awesome.
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