Robert D. Fanelli, MD, FACS, FASGE

Guthrie Provider
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Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Corning Hospital
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
  • Guthrie Same Day Surgery
Clinical Interests: 
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • eGuthrie Video Follow-up
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopy, Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery

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  • Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich. (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • The Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Conn. (General Surgery)
  • Case Western Reserve University/Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio (Advanced Surgical Endoscopy/Laparoscopic Surgery)
  • University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y. (Endoscopic Ultrasound)

Clinical Briefs

Monday, May 5, 2014

GERD has a significant impact on the quality of life of people who suffer from this extremely common malady, and can be associated with an increased risk of esophageal cancer.


Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: December 2019
felt like I was in excellent, skillful hands of my provider and his team !!
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Dr. Fanelli was patient and kind and I did not feel rushed at all.
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Dr Fanelli is very good
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
Very good - Thank you -
Guthrie Patient: October 2019
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
*Dr. Fanelli is extremely knowledgeable. He was very good at explaining everything. I have a lot of trust in him.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
very good
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
no bed side manner. never even checked on the incision from surgery. told me he didn't use stitches but 2 days after seeing him the stitches are popping through the incision site. have an an extremely sore throat since surgery and didn't even care to look at that for me. I will never return
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
Dr faneli is very thorough and kind
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
Dr. Fanelli never looked at me as I was voicing my concerns and explaining my situation. He also started the procedure before I was sedated which was painful. I felt like he was trying to get me over with and move on to the next patient.