Robert D. Fanelli, MD, FACS, FASGE

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Clinical Interests: 
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopy, Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich. (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Piladelphia, 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

By Robert D. Fanelli, MD, FACS, FASGE

GERD has a significant impact on the quality of life of...


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: October 2018
Overall, the entire team did a commendable job of taking me through the whole experience from initial tests and questions to the final follow up visit.
Guthrie Patient: October 2018
Excellent surgeon - uses medical terminology too much, does not respond well to any problems or concerns.
Guthrie Patient: September 2018
Dr Fanelli's overall performance is excellent. He has a very dry sense of humor and he has an excellent reputation for the work that he performs. I wish he had a little better bedside manner, with that being said, I would still recommend him to family and friends.
Guthrie Patient: September 2018
7. Never talked to me.
Guthrie Patient: September 2018
I hope *Dr. Fanelli will assist in my surgery _____ when I am strong enough.
Guthrie Patient: September 2018
I had a colonoscopy and despite being sedated, I woke up and felt pain. I remember feeling the scope in me and it hurting and the doctor yelling at me to stop yelling. He continued and I continued to feel pain from the scope inside me.
Guthrie Patient: August 2018
As mentioned, the provider never spoke to me after initial interview before colonoscopy.
Guthrie Patient: August 2018
Only met him in pre-op.
Guthrie Patient: June 2018
Dr. Fanelli and his staff were very compassionate and caring. they helped me and I would recommend them to all.
Guthrie Patient: April 2018
He did not come & talk to me after procedure. His bedside manner is poor. he flew the blanket of my bottom half before I was even sedated & didn't really say much. He knew I was nervous & it made me uncomfortable.