Before embarking on his professional journey, Dr. Bute obtained his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center. He also completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
Credentials and Memberships
Possessing clinical excellence, he is board-certified in colon and rectal surgery by the American Board of Surgery. It is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties that issues certificates for practitioners of colorectal surgery.
On a profession level, Dr. Bute is a past President and member of the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Among his other roles, he can be found on staff at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Northwell Plainview Hospital, and Northwell Huntington Hospital.
Colorectal surgery is a field in medicine dealing with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. The field is also known as proctology, but this term is now used infrequently within normal limits medicine and is most often employed to identify practices relating to the anus and rectum in particular. A colorectal surgeon is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of anorectal and colorectal conditions (conditions of the colon, rectum, and anus).
As a testament of his dedication, Dr. Bute has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).
On a more personal note, he is married and has three daughters. He loves the St. Louis Cardinals, hot sauce, and golf.