Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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

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  • 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
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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 Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
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
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Line Insertion
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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 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
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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 and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.


  • General Surgery


  • 1997
    Fellow Of The American College Of Surgeons
  • 1997
    American Board Of Surgery
  • 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
    American College Of Surgeons
  • 1990
    Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified
  • 1986
    Creighton University
    Undergraduate School

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What People Say About Dr. Steven Kurzweil, MD
amazing. walked in for first visit with gallstones in pain. 3 hours later was in surgery.thanks so much.
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