Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Kurzweil
Accepting new patients

Premier Surgical Associates

13303 Tesson Ferry Rd Saint Louis, MO 63128

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(800) 858-2488

Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kurzweil has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery and Gastric Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Hospital Jefferson and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kurzweil to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kurzweil accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Aetna HMO
Choice
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Golden Choice
Golden Choice HMO
Golden Choice PPO
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
National Advantage
Open Choice
Select
Traditional Choice
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Federal Employee Program
PAR Traditional
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Security
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue HMO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Solutions HMO
Blue Traditional
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
Federal Employee Program
Medicare Select HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
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HealthLink
HealthLink HMO
HealthLink POS
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
Gold HMO
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Principal Financial Group PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice Plus POS
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.Compare with other Gastric Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Kurzweil performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Kurzweil performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurzweil performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Kurzweil performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Check Dr. Kurzweil's experience treating your condition or procedure

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
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • 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 Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • 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 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
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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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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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

Awards

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Locations

Premier Surgical Associates

Premier Surgical Associates13303 Tesson Ferry Rd Saint Louis, MO 63128
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Festus, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Sparta Community Hospital

Sparta, IL

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

St. Anthony's Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average