Debbie G Bakes, MD

Specialties:
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Overview

Debbie G. Bakes, MD, is a ColumbiaDoctor, colorectal surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at Columbia University Medical Center affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Bakes is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the Hellenic Medical Society of New York. She has published and presented research on subjects such as laparoscopic colon resections, pancreatic cancer, and recovery after colorectal surgery. She won Third Place Podium Award at the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Residents Night and was granted an award for her research done while serving her residency at Stamford Hospital. Dr. Bakes earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Stamford Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and went on to complete her fellowship at the University of Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital. She also received additional training in robotics and advanced life support.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

1985 Crompond Road
Suite Building E
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Primary
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

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

  • HMO
  • PPO

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 York Services
  • HMO - New York Services
  • POS - New York 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

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Medical Doctor (MD), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Internship: 2012 Stamford Hospital
  • Residency: 2016 Stamford Hospital
  • Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami
  • Fellowship: 2017 Jackson Memorial Hospital - University of Miami

Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • Research Award, Stamford Hospital General Surgery Residency Graduation, 2016
  • New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Third Place Podium Award at Residents' Night, 2016

Research

Selected Publications

  • Floriano Marchetti MD and Debbie Bakes MD. Laparoscopic Colostomy Reversal, in Steven D Wexner and James W Fleshman (eds). Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations, Second Edition. 2018.
  • Debbie Bakes MD, Christian Cain MD, Michael King MD, Xiang (Eric) Dong MD. Management of Afferent Loop Obstruction from Recurrent Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Using a Venting Gastrojejunostomy. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. Dec 2013; 5(12): 235-9.