Dr. Steven Abbadessa, DO

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Abbadessa
Accepting new patients

Colon Rectal Health Center

456 N New Ballas Rd Ste 154 Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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(314) 966-7570

Dr. Steven Abbadessa, DO is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Creve Coeur, MO. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Des Peres Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abbadessa to book an appointment.


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Dr. Abbadessa accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Abbadessa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Prolapse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbadessa treats Anal Prolapse more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Abbadessa treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbadessa treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Abbadessa treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbadessa treats Hemorrhoids more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Abbadessa treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Abbadessa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Dr. Abbadessa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abbadessa

3.5

Based on 41 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
31.70731707317073%
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  • Office environment (28)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (14)
  • Appointment was rushed (13)
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Had my 1st 'age 50+' colonoscopy, as recommended by my PCP. Rather than go with the suggested in-network/in-system suggested colorectal doc, I sought out Dr. Abby. Best decision ever! Great office staff, easy to schedule the consult and colonoscopy and finally, Dr. Abby couldn't have been better to work with. Superior 'bedside manner'; the procedure was very easy and the follow-up has been spectacular.
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BGB – Sep 15, 2020
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Wonderful physician and staff! Everyone was very professional while also keeping it a relaxed atmosphere. Scheduling was quick and easy and everyone was kind and friendly. The physician is extremely knowledgeable and talks in a way that is easy to understand and has wonderful a bedside manner.I highly recommend this physician!
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Dec 02, 2019
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Dr. Abbadessa and his staff are fabulous. I would highly recommend.
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Apr 30, 2019
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The office visit was rushed to a total of 5 minutes. I was told to come back for a procedure next day and handed papers. It didn’t describe anything except the before and after care. I was told I would owe $800 for procedure and visit because my insurance was out of net. I paid $200. I canceled the procedure for the next day, because I felt uncertain. I called back to see if I could get any refund on this visit since I didn’t have the procedure. The total for 5 minutes- $200. Dissatisfied!
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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MO – Jul 09, 2018
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Doctor is not trustworthy and is pretty sketchy at best. I would not go to him for any procedure, even an office visit.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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SB in St. Louis, MO – May 25, 2018
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Billing is absolutely terrible.. BEWARE.
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Jan 28, 2018
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Worst experience of my life. Several months after my surgery, I am still in pain daily. Going in to get my surgery, I felt rushed. The open was ran as though it was a factory in and out of surgeries. He barely talks to you and Hans out papers to explain anytging. Before I went in I was in minimal pain but after my exam he opted for surgery and I agreed to it because I felt it was my best option. I realize that healing takes time, but the pain and bleeding is completely worse than before.
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Anonymous – Jun 01, 2017
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I love Dr. Abbadessa as well as his staff, I will turn around and walk right out of a Doctors office the minute staff mistreats me. I have been with this same practice since 2006. A note to new patients when you truly have a medical emergency call the exchange Dr. Abbadessa will actually call you back within 15 to 30 minutes . I tend to be my worse during early hours we are talking 5 and 6 in the morning I never hesitate to call . I admire my doctor because he is very straight forward.
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St Peters, MO – Apr 26, 2017
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I was referred to Dr. Abbadessa for a routine cancer screening colonoscopy. It was scheduled promptly and conveniently for me, was managed well from scheduling until the appointment date, was on time, and went very smoothly. Obviously they have this procedure down pat. There was a little mix-up with the prescription but that was partly my fault for not picking it up a week in advance per their recommendation. That too was worked out satisfactorily. I recommend.
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Jon Y. in Rolla, MO – Mar 31, 2016
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I have seen Dr. Abbadessa for a couple of years now. He is not the same man that first treated me. He is a capable physician, but he treats his staff terribly. On a recent visit, I heard him yelling at one of the assistants through the door. He spoke to more than one staff member like they were stupid. Finally, the billing is all messed up, as well. He billed my insurance for services he did not perform on me. I wish the old Dr. Abbadessa would come back.
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Biography

Dr. Steven Abbadessa, or as many of his patients call him Dr. Abby, is a board-certified proctologist and surgeon with more than 30 years of experience treating HPV patients.He is an early adopter of what's become known as combined human papilloma vi...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Deaconess West Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Deaconess West Medical Center/Proctology Preceptorship
1985
Normandy Osteopathic Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
Drury
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

Colon Rectal Health Center

Steven M Abbadessa456 N New Ballas Rd Ste 154 Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Colon Rectal Health Center1021 Wentzville Pkwy Wentzville, MO 63385
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Saint Luke's Des Peres Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average