Dr. James Patrick Celebrezze Jr. MD

Dr. James Celebrezze Jr. is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Passavant and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Celebrezze Jr. accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at UPMC Passavant and one of 2 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Summa Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1999

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1999–2000

Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 13 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 14 years in Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis: predictors of mortality.
Perera AD, Akbari RP, Cowher MS, Read TE, McCormick JT, Medich DS, Celebrezze JP Jr, Beck SJ, Fischer PE, Caushaj PF

A randomized multicenter trial to compare long-term functional outcome, quality of life, and complications of surgical procedures for low rectal cancers.
Fazio VW, Zutshi M, Remzi FH, Parc Y, Ruppert R, Furst A, Celebrezze J Jr, Galanduik S, Orangio G, Hyman N, Bokey L, Tiret E, Kirchdorfer B, Medich D, Tietze M, Hull T, Hammel J

Efficacy of manual dissection of lymph nodes in colon cancer resections.
Brown HG, Luckasevic TM, Medich DS, Celebrezze JP, Jones SM

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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