Frequently Asked Questions
Is Dr. Rutkoski accepting new patients?
Dr. Rutkoski is currently accepting new patients. To schedule your appointment call (716) 893-0333.
Does Dr. Rutkoski accept my health insurance?
Dr. Rutkoski and Trinity Medical WNY accept most major health insurance carriers. Before scheduling your first appointment, we recommend you contact your insurance company to confirm that Dr. Rutkoski or Trinity Medical WNY is included in your network.
What conditions does Dr. Rutkoski treat?
Some of the conditions treated by Dr. Rutkoski include: obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), heartburn, achalasia, cholelithiasis, and biliary dyskinesia.
What procedures does Dr. Rutkoski perform?
Some of the procedures performed by Dr. Rutkoski include: laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (DS), revisional bariatric surgery, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair, laparoscopic Nissen or partial fundoplication for GERD, LINX magnetic sphincter augmentation, laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and diagnostic laparoscopy
Temple University School of Medicine – Doctorate of Medicine
Duquesne University – Master of Physician Assistant
Duquesne University – Bachelor of Health Sciences
Residency and Fellowship Training
The Valley Hospital – Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC – Pediatric Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Residency
University Hospital of Temple University School of Medicine – Residency
University Hospital of Temple University School of Medicine – Internship