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Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Kurzweil

Premier Surgical Associates

1455 US Highway 61 Ste A Festus, MO 63028

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Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD is a general surgery specialist in Festus, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.


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(636) 937-6601

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Dr. Kurzweil's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kurzweil treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 99% of his peers

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

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil performs Gallbladder Removal more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Kurzweil's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Dr. Kurzweil is committed to providing exemplary patient care. The entire staff is at your service to answer your questions and serve your health care needs.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
American Board Of Surgery
1997
Fellow Of The American College Of Surgeons
1995
St Louis University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1995
Society Of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
1990
Creighton University
Internship Hospital
1990
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified
1990
American College Of Surgeons
1986
Creighton University
Undergraduate School
1997
1997
1995
1995
1990
1990
1990
1990
1986

Awards

Dr. Kurzweil's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kurzweil

4.4

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(12)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(2)

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amazing. walked in for first visit with gallstones in pain. 3 hours later was in surgery.thanks so much.
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