Douglas Keith
Held, MD

Surgery, Colon/Rectal Surgery

(516) 488-2743

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Colon/Rectal Surgery - American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Administrative titles

  • Section Director - Hernia Surgery of Surgery - Division of Colorectal Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Academic titles

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


  • Allentown Hospital-Lehigh Valley Ctr


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Locations & insurance

LIJMC - Dept of Surgery

  • 1999 Marcus Avenue
    New Hyde Park, NY 11042

    Fax: (516) 488-6249

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"Dr. Held is a very good doctor and has a pleasant personality."

"#9. Excellent."

"I would highly recommend Dr. Held. Professional manner - His impeccable reputation precedes him!"

"I love dr held. I have been seeing him for23 and a half years. he made my breast cancer ordeal so much more bearable. he is compassionate brilliant thorough and efficient."

"I would highly recommend this provider."

"Good always."

"I always have a great experience."



"Provider was very competent!"


"He's not an alarmist. I need that in a doctor."

"Could not have hoped to have a better surgeon & PA. THEY WERE GREAT."

"He was EXCELLENT!! I loved his careness & he made me feel COMFORTABLE."

"Need to spend more time with pt. and explain more."

"Perfect experience."

"Dr. Held is an excellent surgeon and I am grateful for the comprehensive care he gave me."

"Good experience however, I think he should have mentioned that there would be discoloration."

"Everyone was very nice to me. They made me feel comfortable and was good hands -"

"I would have liked more verbal information on what was done & results of procedure."

"Dr. Held is an incredibly compassionate and knowledgeable physician."

"They are trustworthy and knowledgeable."

"My experience was VERY satisfactory and I would not hesitate to use this doctor again."

"The doctor was knowledgeable and spoke clearly and explained how to treat my hernia."

"Good experience."

"Very good."

"Excellent care, concern."

"Everyone was awesome. Couldn't ask for more friendliness & courtesy."

"Dr. Held is one of the best surgeons - we have ONLY USED him for surgical procedures."

"Very good & kind."

"The concern and respect was the best one could expect."