Dr. Steven Abbadessa, DO

Dr. Steven Abbadessa, DO

Proctology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Steven Abbadessa, DO is a proctology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery in 1984 and specializes in proctology and colon & rectal surgery.

2315 Dougherty Ferry Rd Ste 107

Saint Louis, MO 63122

Contact Information

(314) 966-7570

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Prolapse
very high
more than 96% of peers
Anal Fissure
more than 76% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Proctology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Proctology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Proctology*

52  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laceration Repair
  • Polypectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Drury
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Normandy Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Deaconess West Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Deaconess West Medical Center/Proctology Preceptorship
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Abbadessa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbadessa to family and friends
37 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Abbadessa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Billing is absolutely terrible.. BEWARE.
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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 ...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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