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Claudia Hriesik,MD

Specialties: Colon And Rectal Surgery, General Surgery
Languages: English, German, Spanish
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About Me
Clinical Programs & Specialties
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
Biography

Dr. Claudia Hriesik is highly regarded throughout Greater Rochester and Upstate NY for her expertise in colorectal surgical care and participation in bringing state-of-the-art surgical techniques to benefit patients with benign and malignant colorectal disease.

Dr. Hriesik is skilled at performing numerous surgical procedures, including advanced minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Hriesik is not only board certified in colorectal surgery but also trained in surgical oncology. With this unique background Dr. Hriesik is the only double boarded surgeon in Upstate NY who not only offers a background in colorectal surgical care but also oncological surgery expertise.

With her colleagues at Rochester Colon and Rectal Surgeons Dr. Hriesik was among the first surgeons to bring robotic surgery to Rochester and Upstate NY and was the first certified surgeon at RGH to offer sacral nerve stimulation therapy (InterStim) for fecal incontinence. She participates in ongoing research and authored several papers related to gastrointestinal immunology and colorectal topics. As a lecturer and guest speaker, Dr. Hriesik also devotes her time to educating the community.

Dr. Hriesik received her MD., Ph.D. from Hannover Medical School, one of the most prestigious medical universities in Germany in 1996. She mastered her doctoral thesis with “magna cum laude”, the highest academic honor for doctoral research. She also volunteered for the German Red Cross and served as an assistant teacher in the department of Anatomy and Microbiology. While in Medical School Dr. Hriesik was awarded scholarships for studies in Great Britain and the US.

Following graduation from Medical School and a scholarship awarded by the American Cure for Lymphoma foundation Dr. Hriesik completed further research at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Hriesik completed her surgical residency at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She went on to train in surgical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and in colorectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

Dr. Hriesik is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Credentials
Board Certifications
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery - Surgery
Education and Training
  • 7/1/07-06/30/08, Cleveland Clinic
  • 7/1/05-9/30/2006, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC
  • 07/2000-05/16/01, Boston University School of Medicine
  • 6/1/02-6/30/05, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • 7/1/01-7/19/02, Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics
  • 1996, Hannover Medical School
Locations and Directions
Rochester Colon-Rectal Surgeons, P.C. Main Location Call the Office for Availability

1255 Portland Ave
3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14621
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600 Red Creek Dr
Ste 200
Rochester, NY 14623
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121 Erie Canal Dr
Ste B
Rochester, NY 14626
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3200 West St
Canandaigua, NY 14424
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1200 Driving Pk
2nd Floor
Newark, NY 14513
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Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C. Call the Office for Availability

190 Washington Ave
Batavia, NY 14020
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Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • BCBS Western NY (HealthNow)
  • Beacon Health (Value Options) Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Corvel (formerly CareIQ)
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Niagara Business Works (Key Insurance)
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin 's Point (US Family Health Plan)
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (United HealthCare)
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Wellcare of NY / Today 's Option
  • YourCare Health Plans