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David Schuval, MD

Dr. Schuval is a general surgeon in the Saint Louis area. He is affiliated with St Anthony's Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
383 doctors
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383 doctors
Top 5%
191 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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220 doctors
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220 doctors
Top 5%
110 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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54 doctors
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54 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more hemorrhoid patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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36 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more colon polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
64 doctors
Top 15%
64 doctors
Top 5%
31 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more benign polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more anal fissure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more fecal incontinence patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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394 doctors
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394 doctors
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197 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
Top 15%
11 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more rectal cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Schuval saw more anal fistula patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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39 doctors
Top 15%
39 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more colon cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Schuval saw more anal cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
Top 15%
44 doctors
Top 5%
21 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more diverticulosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
Top 15%
47 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more diverticulitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
Top 15%
47 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more ulcerative colitis (UC) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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26 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more Crohn's disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw vaginal prolapse patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
Top 25%
7 doctors
Top 15%
7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more pilonidal cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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447 doctors
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447 doctors
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223 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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160 doctors
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160 doctors
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80 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more constipation patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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54 doctors
Top 15%
54 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more genital warts patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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23 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw C. diff colitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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60 doctors
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60 doctors
Top 5%
29 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.
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146 doctors
Top 15%
145 doctors
Top 5%
72 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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82 doctors
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82 doctors
Top 5%
41 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw more abscess patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater St. Louis area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
150 doctors
Top 15%
150 doctors
Top 5%
75 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw gastroenteritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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110 doctors
Top 15%
109 doctors
Top 5%
54 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

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146 doctors
Top 15%
145 doctors
Top 5%
72 doctors
Dr. Schuval saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater St. Louis area. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Schuval’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Schuval 36%
Predicted for his patients 19%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Schuval’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Schuval’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Schuval’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Schuval’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Schuval sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

South County Surgical Center
12345 W Bend Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63128
926 miles away

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Credentials
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1985
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Schuval is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • St Anthony's Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield