Peconic Bay Medical Center
34 Commerce Drive, Suite 1A
, Riverhead, NY 11901
phone (631) 727-5065 /  fax (631) 727-5413

Comprehensive Colorectal Care

Comprehensive colon rectal surgery care in our practice includes specialized and expert care in a variety of diseases of the colon, rectum, anus and small intestine. Our focus is on the appropriate and latest surgical and non-surgical management of anorectal problems.

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Colorectal Cancer

Colon rectal cancer has become the number two cancer related cause of death in the USA in both men and women. Thankfully with appropriate screening and treatment, it is not only preventable in some cases but is also very treatable and often curable.

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

The pelvic floor supports the bladder, bowel, rectum and urethra and maintains urinary and fecal continence. Treating and diagnosing requires a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care including specialists in the areas of colon and rectal surgery and urology.

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Brett E. Ruffo, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Board-Certified Colorectal Surgeon

Brett E. Ruffo's objective is to provide competent and compassionate care in the practice of colon and rectal surgery while constantly striving to develop and contribute innovative ideas that will allow him to better care for the patients in his specialty.

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  • Medical: Ross University School Of Medicine, North Brunswick, NJ


  • General Surgery Residency: Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
  • Colon Rectal Surgery Fellowship: Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY

Faculty Appointments

  • Peconic Bay Medical Center
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • NY Society of Colon Rectal Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Suffolk County Medical Society
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American College of Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. Brett E. Ruffo

Dr. Brett Ruffo

Dr. Ruffo specializes in the treatment of a variety of conditions and performs several procedures including:

  • Comprehensive Colorectal Care
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction