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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
45 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ira Kodner is Excellent. Dr. Kodner has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ira Kodner, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 30 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
  • Anal Ulcer (Fissure in Ano)
  • Anus Diseases
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonic Diverticulitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colostomy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intussusception
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kodner graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
Crohn Disease
Fecal Incontinence
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Rectal Cancer (Rectal Neoplasm)
Rectal Diseases
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Kodner has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital 
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Ira Joe Kodner MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 45 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ira J. Kodner practice?
Dr. Ira Kodner has 3 office locations.
Dr. Ira Kodner practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Saint Louis, MO.
Additional practice locations include: Springfield, MO and Maryland Heights, MO.
See Saint Louis Surgeons.