• Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

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

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

  • Residencies

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

Center for Colon and Rectal Disease, 900 Northern BoulevardGreat Neck, NY 11021

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Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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"This was a simple follow-up. Dr. Ricci has fantastic people skills and I have, in fact, recommended him to others."
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"Excellent Dr. of colorectal surgery. Great bed side manners. Always takes his time to explain and answer all questions completely"
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"8-10. Very very good."
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"Although this was not my primary physician within the practice, he promptly answered my questions and concerns during on/call hours and saw me promptly once the office reopened for the week. He was efficient, caring, and took time to explain the next steps in my recovery and after care that instilled confidence in myself as a patient."
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"I previously saw 3 physicians prior to this appointment. Dr. Ricci was excellent. I will continue to see him with help for my problem. I appreciated the time he took to explain issues and felt confident that he could manage any future problems."
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