Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD is a general surgery specialist in Festus, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

1400 US Highway 61 Ste 230

Festus, MO 63028

Contact Information

(636) 937-6601

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kurzweil performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lipomas
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kurzweil's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kurzweil's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kurzweil "Dr. Steven Kurzweil received his B.S. and M.D. degree from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Kurzweil completed a surgery residency at St. Louis University Hospital. Dr. Kurzweil specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery/Minimally Invasive Surgery and Breast Cancer Surgery. Professional Certifications and Affiliations • American Board of Surgery • Fellow of The American College of Surgeons • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kurzweil "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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kurzweil does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • 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)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kurzweil has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kurzweil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurzweil's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurzweil to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kurzweil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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