Dr. James Patrick Celebrezze Jr. MD

Dr. James Celebrezze Jr. is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He 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 Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

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
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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