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Tracey D. Arnell, MD

Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Board Certified)
Languages: Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 342-1734
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

University of Washington School of Medicine

BA, 1987 Whitman College

MD, 1992 University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Residency: Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Fellowship: Lahey Clinic

Publications

  • Oliak D, Yamini D, Udani VM, Lewis RJ, Arnell T, Vargas H, Stamos MJ.Initial nonoperative management for periappendiceal abscess. Dis Colon Rectum. 2001;44:936-941.
  • Oliak D, Yamini D, Udani VM, Lewis RJ, Vargas H, Arnell T, Stamos MJ. Nonoperative management of perforated appendicitis without periappendiceal mass. Am J Surg. 2000;179:177-181.
  • Oliak D, Yamini D, Udani VM, Lewis RJ, Vargas H, Arnell T, Stamos MJ. Can perforated appendicitis be diagnosed preoperatively based on admission factors? J Gastrointest Surg 2000;4:470-474.
  • Faynsod M, Stamos MJ, Arnell T, Borden C, Udani S, Vargas H. A Case-Control Study of Laparoscopic Versus Open Sigmoid Colectomy for Diverticular Disease. American Surgeon 2000;66:841-843.
  • Faynsod M, Stamos MJ, Arnell T, Borden C, Udani S, Vargas H. Patterns of recurrence in anal canal carcinoma. Amer Surg 2000;135:1090-1093.
  • Ko CY, Rusin LC, Schoetz DJ, Moreau L, Coller JA, Murray JJ, Roberts PL, Arnell TD. Does better functional result equate with better quality of life? Implications for surgical treatment in familial adenomatous polyposis Dis Colon Rectum 2000;43:829-835.
  • Oliak D, Yamini D, Udani VM, Lewis RJ, Vargas H, Arnell T, Stamos MJ. Non-operative management of perforated appendicitis without periappendiceal mass Am J Surg 2000;279:177-181.
  • Arnell T, Stamos MJ, Takahashi P, Ojha S, Sze G, Eysselin V: Colonic Stents in Colorectal Obstruction. Am Surg 1998;64(10):986-988.
  • Toosie K, Chang L, Renslo R, Arnell T, Bongard F, Stabile B, de Virgilio C: Early Computed Tomography is Rarely Necessary in Gallstone Pancreatitis. Am Surg 1997;63(10):904-907.
  • de Virgilio C, Mercado P, Arnell T, Donayre C, Bongard F, White R: Noniatrogenic Vascular Trauma in the Pediatric Population: A Ten Year Experience at a Level 1 Trauma Center. Am Surg 1997;63(9):781-784.
  • de Virgilio C, Toosie K, Arnell T, Lewis R, Donayre C, Baker J, White R. Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Screening in Males with Lower Exrtremity Atherosclerosis: A Prospective Study. Ann Vasc Surg 1997;11:374-377.
  • Theuer C, de Virgilio C, Keese G, Arnell T, French S, Tolmos J, Stabile B, Klein S, Powers W, Oh T: Gastric Adenocarcinoma in Patients 40 Years of Age and Younger. Am J Surg 1996;172:473-477.
  • Arnell TD, de Virgilio C, Donayre C, Grant E, Baker JD, White R. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in elderly males with atherosclerosis: the value of physical exam. Am Surg. 1996;62:861-864.
  • Arnell T, de Virgilio C, Chang C, Bongard F, Stabile B: Guidelines for Intensive Care Monitoring in Gallstone Pancreatitis: A Prospective Study. Am Surg 1996;62:815-819.
  • de Virgilio C, Pak S, Arnell T, Donayre C, Lewis R, Stabile B, White R: Cardiac Assessment Prior to Vascular Surgery: Is Dipyridamole-Sestamibi Necessary? Ann Vasc Surg 1996;10:325-329.

Chapters & Reviews

  • Arnell TD, Stabile BE. Acute Colonic Diverticulitis. Problems in General Surgery, Surgical Infections 2002;19:109-120.
  • Arnell TD. Anorectal Trauma. Clinics Colon Rectal Surg 2001;14:285-290.
  • Arnell TD, Stamos MJ. Small Bowel Obstruction. Clinics Colon Rectal Surg 2001;14:69-80.
  • Arnell TD, Stamos MJ. Adhesions. Perspectives Colon Rectal Surg 2000;13(1):67-76.
  • Arnell TD, Stamos MJ. Anorectal Disorders, in General Surgery Educational Review Manual, New York, Castle Connolly 2000.
  • Arnell TD, Stamos MJ: Sphincterotomy for Anal Fissure. Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery 1997;8(1):24-28.
Locations

Milstein Hospital Building

177 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 342-1734

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Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC

  • New York Magazine's Top Doctors, 2015-2016
  • Bohmfalk Award for Teaching in the Clinical Years, 2005
  • Harbor-UCLA Faculty Teaching Award, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Graduation with Honors, University of Washington School of Medicine