Beatrice Dionigi, MD

Specialties:
Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Overview

Dr. Dionigi is a double board certified colon and rectal surgeon with expertise in the full spectrum of benign and malignant colorectal diseases including colon and rectal cancer, polyposis syndromes, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, anorectal disorders and pelvic floor conditions, re-operative colorectal surgery as well as minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Dionigi obtained her medical degree with highest honors from the University of Pavia, Italy. After a surgical internship at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, she completed her general surgery residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School in Boston. During this time, she also did a two-year translational research fellowship related to mesenchymal stem cells at Boston Children Hospital. She then completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the Salvati Fellowship Program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson in New Jersey followed by two years of advanced training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. Following that, Dr Dionigi spent an additional year of training in complex IBD and re-operative colorectal surgery under the mentorship of Dr Ravi Kiran in the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital before joining the Division as Attending Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery in 2021.

Dr. Dionigi is the author of several publications and is a recipient of national and international awards related to research.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Anorectal Disorder
  • Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 8
New York, NY 10032
Primary
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amerigroup of New Jersey

  • New Jersey Services (Medicaid Managed Care)

AmeriHealth of New Jersey

  • EPO - New Jersey Services
  • HMO - New Jersey Services
  • POS - New Jersey Services
  • PPO - New Jersey Services

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • 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

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO - New Jersey Services
  • EPO - New York Services
  • HMO - New Jersey Services
  • HMO - New York Services
  • POS - New Jersey Services
  • POS - New York Services
  • PPO - New Jersey Services
  • PPO - New York Services

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Liberty

QualCare

  • HMO - New Jersey Services
  • POS - New Jersey Services
  • PPO - New Jersey Services

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • New Jersey Services (Medicare Managed Care)

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Pavia
  • Residency: Brigham Health / Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: Rutgers Robert W. Johnson University

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • 2015-2017 Elected Councilor of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Collage of Surgeons
  • 2015 Young Ambassador of Massachusetts Chapter of the American Collage of Surgeons Italian Chapter of ACS
  • 2015 Joseph Murray Resident Research Award - Massachusetts Chapter of the American Collage of Surgeons
  • 2015 Manfred Hausmann Travel Award- International Fetal Medicine and Surgical Society Meeting
  • 22th Annual Basic Science Award - New England Surgical Society
  • 2014 Joseph Murray Resident Research Award - Massachusetts Chapter of the American Collage of Surgeons
  • 2014 Poster of distinction - Massachusetts Chapter of the American Collage of Surgeons
  • 2014 Annual Starr Poster Resident Competition Award - Association of Women Surgeons
  • 2014 John Caffey Award - The Society of Pediatric Radiology
  • 2013 Resident travel award and best podium presentation - 42nd International Symposium Austria
  • 2013 Best podium presentation - 42nd International Symposium in Obergurgl, Austria
  • 2013 Best poster presentation - 9th Annual Symposium Boston Children's

Research

Selected Publications

  1. Dionigi B., Sapci I., Church J., Gorgun E. Complete Occlusion of lumen after Over-The –Scope- Clip deployment during ESD. A lesson learned. DCR- submitted awaiting publication
  2. Li F., Mehta N., Liska D., Dionigi B., Kalady M.F., Burke C.A., Bhatt A. Combined endoscopic and surgical management of small-bowel polyposis in a patient with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Endoscopy. 2019 Sep 27. doi: 10.1055/a-1011-4122.
  3. Fields A.C., Dionigi B., Scully R.E., Stopfkuchen-Evans M.F., Maldonado L., Henry A., Goldberg J.E., Bleday R. Reduction in Cardiac Arrhythmias Within an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program in Colorectal Surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Jun 21. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04298-7.
  4. Armstrong LB, Mooney DP, Paltiel H, Barnewolt C, Dionigi B, Arbuthnot M, Onwubiko C, Connolly SA, Jarrett DY, Zalieckas JM. Contrast enhanced ultrasound for the evaluation of blunt pediatric abdominal trauma. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Mar 20.
  5. Pennington, E., Rialon, K.L., Dionigi. B., Ahmed, A., Zurakowski, D., Fauza, D.O. The Impact of Gestational Age on Targeted Amniotic Cell Profiling in Experimental Neural Tube Defects. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 2015, Aug; 37(1): 65-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25171576. Pub Status: Published.
  6. Dionigi, B., Brazzo J.A., Ahmed, A., Feng, C., Wu, Y., Zurakowski, D., Fauza, D.O. Trans-Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy (TRASCET) Minimizes Chiari-II Malformation in Experimental Spina Bifida. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015, Jun; 50(6): 1037–1041. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25929798.Pub Status: Published.
  7. Fisher, J.G., Sparks, E.A., Khan, F.A, Dionigi, B., Wu, H., Brazzo, J.A., Fauza, D.O., Modi, B., Safranski, D.L., Jaksic, T. Extraluminal distraction enterogenesis using shape-memory polymer. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015, Jun; 50(6): 938-942. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25812443. Pub Status: Published.
  8. Dionigi, B., Bairdain, S., Smithers, C.J., Foker J.E., Jennings, R.W., Hamilton, T.E. Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long gap esophageal atresia. Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2015, Apr; 2015(4): 1-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25907539. Pub Status: Published
  9. Pennington, E., Dionigi, B., Gray, F., Ahmed, A., Brazzo, J.A, Dolinko, A., Calderon, N., Darrah, T., Zurakowski, D., Nazarian, A., Snyder, B., Fauza, D.O. Limb reconstruction with Decellularized, Non-Demineralized Bone in a Young Leporine Model. Biomedical materials. 2015, Feb; 10(1): 015021. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25668190. Pub Status: Published.
  10. Dionigi B., Ahmed, A., Brazzo J.A., Connors, J.P., Zurakowski, D., Fauza, D.O. Partial or Complete Coverage of Experimental Spina Bifida by Simple Intra- Amniotic Injection of Concentrated Amniotic Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015, Jan; 50(1): 69-73. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25598096. Pub Status: Published.
  11. Dionigi, B., Brazzo, J.A., Connors, J.P., Fisher, J.G., Ahmed, A., Zurakowski, D., Fauza, D.O. Extraluminal Helicoidal Stretch (Helixtretch): A Novel Method of Intestinal Lengthening. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014, Dec; 49(12): 1787-90. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25487484. Pub Status: Published.
  12. Dionigi, B., Ahmed, A., Pennington, E., Zurakowski, D., Fauza, D.O. A Comparative Analysis of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Response to Hypoxia In Vitro: Implications to Translational Strategies. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014, Jun; 49(6): 915-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24888834. Pub Status: Published.