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About Dr. Claudia Hriesik

Dr. Claudia Hriesik, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, NY, with another office in Rochester, NY. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgical Oncology. Dr. Hriesik is affiliated with Rochester General Hospital and Highland Hospital of Rochester. Dr. Hriesik has received 6 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

30 Ratings with 20 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Claudia Hriesik is Great. Dr. Claudia Hriesik has been rated by 30 patients. From those 30 patients 20 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Claudia Hriesik is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Rochester Colon Rectal Surgeons

125 Lattimore Rd Ste 270
Rochester, NY 14620
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Rochester Colon And Rectal Surgeons

1255 Portland Ave Uppr 3
Rochester, NY 14621
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Specialties

Dr. Claudia Hriesik has the following 3 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

    Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
    Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Claudia Hriesik has the following 10 expertise

  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Diverticulitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Banding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Rectal Pain
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Claudia Hriesik has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Claudia Hriesik is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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One Star

Worst doctor I had ever experienced in my life! I have been to this practice for colonoscopies multiple times over the years. My doctor had retired, so I was seen by Dr. Hriesik for my latest colonoscopy. First of all, she has no bedside manner what so ever. Then she over-medicated me, I was given just under 3 times the amount of versed that I had ever received in the past. I was out cold and it took several hours for me to come to enough to be sent home. While I was out cold, I was moved into an empty office and left sitting upright in a chair. The nurse was very concerned and looked in on me often, however Dr. Hriesik showed little, to no, regard. My family member was appalled by the doctor's attitude, and the misinformation she gave directly after my procedure. She reported, "No polyps, no sign of cancer" and then said, "I take that back, I removed a rather large polyp". How does one immediately after preforming a procedure forget what was just done in that procedure!? I was in pain and extremely bloated for over a week after the procedure, something I had never experienced in my five previous procedures with a different doctor!

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Will not return for followup

Cold, detached, spent all visit on computer. Kneel, drop your pants and hang on. Didnt explain that table was going to lower for better view. Will not return for followup and advised primary care to refrain from recommending this practice. Office staff not particularily friendly. No one in that office smiled!

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Excellent

Very structured and detailed physician

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One Star

Very poor experience. Cold, detached approach. Completely disinterested in patient experience. Strongly advise do not book with this doctor for any serious matter.

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Terrible doctor

I was brought in the office she said hello and then asked a lot of questions the whole time typing on her computer with her back to me. Stuck her finger up my rectum and said yes you have a prolapse. Told her I was in server pain and she tells me this can not be the cause of your pain. Sets me up for testing and wants to see me in 4 weeks. I told the staff I need to see her as soon as possible after test. She barely looked or talked to me. Then when we found out I did have a prolapse and this can not be causing your terrible pain but she said I had to get off pain meds and go see my Gyn. Told me to eat more fiber and when I asked more questions she got angry with me. I will never see her again, rude, insensitive and absolutely no personal skills what so ever. Don't go to this doctor bad bad bad

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2016, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013, 2014)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hriesik is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

    Graduated in 1996

  • Medical College Of Georgia

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Claudia Hriesik accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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