Dr. Susan Galandiuk, MD

Dr. Susan Galandiuk, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Susan Galandiuk, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Julius Maximilians Universitaet Wuerzburg University Medical School in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

401 E Chestnut St Unit 710

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 583-8303

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 94% of peers
Crohn's Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Galandiuk "As a physician, I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care available today. As a researcher, I can do more to improve the quality of life for patients and future generations at risk of developing a disease by engaging medical students and fellow surgeons in the search to find ways to manage it better, cure it faster and even prevent it altogether."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

28

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Julius Maximilians Universitaet Wuerzburg University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Galandiuk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galandiuk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Galandiuk to family and friends
4.6
based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Galandiuk's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Louisville, KY
Dr. Galandiuk in her staff are wonderful! I was referred to her by my gastroenterologist and another colorectal surgeon! Dr. Galandiuk has operated on me four times, due to IBD. I have been a patient of Dr.G's for 5 yrs and would hesitant to use any other Colon Rectal Surgeon!
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in Somerset, KY.
I have Crohn's disease and Dr.Galandiuk performed a colon resection on myself doing it laparoscopically leaving a very small scar. She is a excellent surgeon and I feel privileged to have her as my surgeon.
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in Lake Ridge, VA
Dr. Galandiuk is a superb physician/surgeon/person. Found her on HealthGrades.com. Dr. Galandiuk's references were outstanding & even took Tricare insurance. Her staff was also great, as was UofL Hospital. I cannot say enough good things about this surgeon. I've recommended Dr. Galandiuk to...more
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in Jeffersonville, IN
Dr. Galandiuk and her professional staff provided above average quality of care when treating my health issues. She and her staff take the time to explain procedures as well as the healing process. You'll receive excellent, very compassionate care.
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in PEMBROKE, ky
She is a excellent doctor. Listened to me and my needs, not just physical but the whole person. She saved my life. She is my Hero!!!
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