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Dr. Michael A Palese, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
10 Union Square East; Suite 3a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Palese works as an urologist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Palese at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include robotic kidney surgery, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and kidney stones. He honors POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Maryland Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Palese's distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; Best Poster Presentation Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS); and Best Video/Multispecialty Society of Lapaoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS). Dr. Palese (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic kidney surgery, nephrectomy (kidney removal)

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Kidney Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey A Stock, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
5 East 98th Street; 6th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Stock works as a pediatric urologist. His average rating from his patients is 1.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stock's areas of expertise include the following: neurogenic bladder, kidney stones, and nephrectomy (kidney removal). He takes Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; Top Doctors New Jersey Monthly; and Top Doctors New York Metro Area Castle Connolly. Dr. Stock's professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center (Florida), and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , nephrectomy (kidney removal), pyeloplasty (renal pelvis reconstruction)

All Interests: Varicocele, Pyeloplasty, Neurogenic Bladder, Kidney Stones, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
First Avenue and 16th Street; 2nd Floor Radiology Department
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ardeshir Rastinehad specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include the following: robotic kidney surgery, bladder cancer, and renal artery stenosis. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. Before completing his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Dr. Rastinehad attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rastinehad is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic kidney surgery, pyeloplasty (renal pelvis reconstruction)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, MRI, Varicocele, Pyeloplasty, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jim Kim, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jim Kim's specialty is transplant surgery. Dr. Kim's areas of expertise include the following: pancreas transplant, kidney transplant, and islet cell transplantation. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors. Dr. Kim's distinctions include: New York Rising Stars; Association of Academic Surgeons, Resident Research Award, Academic Surgical Congress; and Julia Burke Research Award, Julia Burke Foundation.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic kidney surgery, kidney transplant, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Liver Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Islet Cell Transplantation, Kidney ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $12,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $2,694
Dr. Jonathan Nicholas Lazare, MD
Specializes in Urology
326 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Lazare specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lazare trained at George Washington University Medical Center, Westchester Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Areas of expertise for Dr. Lazare include bladder cancer, incontinence, and infertility. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lazare is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna. Dr. Lazare (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Polish. Dr. Lazare is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney transplant

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Infertility, Incontinence, Vasectomy Reversal, Kidney Cancer, Urodynamics, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Carl Watkins, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Anthony Watkins, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in transplant surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Watkins include pancreas transplant, kidney transplant, and islet cell transplantation. Dr. Watkins is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Dr. Watkins has received professional recognition including the following: Laparoscopic Renal Transplantation; AST/CST Distinguished Fellow, Golden; and Apple Award for Teaching Excellence.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney transplant

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Liver Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Islet Cell Transplantation, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas Scott Scherr, MD
Specializes in Urology
525 East 68th Street Starr 900
New York, NY
 

Dr. Douglas Scherr is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Scherr's areas of clinical interest consist of bladder cancer, testicular cancer, and robotic prostatectomy. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Scherr attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. He has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and Professional Honors/Awards: William Beaumont Medical Research Honor Society. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $14,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,438

Specializes in Urology
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. John Sfakianos is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in New York, NY and Astoria, NY. Dr. Sfakianos's clinical interests include robotic kidney surgery, bladder cancer, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He honors Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Sfakianos include: Winner, Chief's Debate New York Academy of Medicine and Outstanding Pre -Urology Surgical Intern SUNY Downstate Department of Surgery. Dr. Sfakianos is conversant in Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Sfakianos welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic kidney surgery, nephrectomy (kidney removal), pyeloplasty (renal pelvis reconstruction)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cystoscopy, Pyeloplasty, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandip Kapur, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Sandip Kapur practices transplant surgery in New York, NY. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery, dialysis access procedures, and pancreas transplant. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Dr. Kapur studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kapur's medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney transplant

All Interests: Transplant Procedures, Pancreas Transplant, Islet Cell Transplantation, Kidney Transplant, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Transplant Surgery
5 E 98th Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Susan Lerner sees patients in New York, NY. Her medical specialty is transplant surgery. Dr. Lerner's clinical interests encompass chronic kidney failure, pancreas transplant, and kidney transplant. She is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lerner's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , kidney transplant

All Interests: Pancreas Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Chronic Kidney Failure, Kidney Failure

Specializes in Urology
5 East 98th Street; 6th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Courtney Phillips' medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Phillips's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include bladder cancer, shock wave lithotripsy, and prostate biopsy. She takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before performing her residency at Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Phillips attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. She is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nephrectomy (kidney removal)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Shock Wave Lithotripsy, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Transurethral Resection of ... (Read more)

Specializes in Urology
10 Union Square; Suite 3a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Reza Mehrazin is an urologist. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Mehrazin include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehrazin has received professional recognition including the following: Best of Session Poster (First Palce) AUA Annual Meeting Best of Session Poster (First Place) and AUA 2009 Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Watson Pharmaceutical Company and AUA. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic kidney surgery, nephrectomy (kidney removal)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jospeh Del Pizzo, MD
Specializes in Urology
525 E 68th Street, Room Starr 924a; Department of Urology
New York, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Delpizzo is an urologist. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, laser surgery, and endourologic procedures. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Delpizzo accepts Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. After attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Delpizzo is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic kidney surgery, nephrectomy (kidney removal), laparoscopic nephrectomy, live donor nephrectomy, kidney transplant, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Minimally Invasive Urologic Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 48
  • Charge (avg.): $15,000 - $17,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,617 - $1,799
Dr. Benjamin Samstein, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Transplant Surgery
525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Samstein specializes in general surgery and transplant surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Samstein include hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), liver tumor, and pancreas transplant. He honors Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Samstein trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Samstein has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors; Arnold P. Gold Award for Humanism in Medicine; and NIH National Research Service Award. He is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic nephrectomy, live donor nephrectomy, kidney transplant, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Transplant Procedures, Abdominal Organ Transplant, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 19
  • Charge (avg.): $12,765
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $2,753
Dr. Christopher Burch Anderson, MD
Specializes in Urology
1275 York Avenue; Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center H-1206
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Anderson is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Anderson's areas of expertise include bladder cancer, robotic partial nephrectomy, and cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy). He is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Anderson's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , partial nephrectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, nephrectomy (kidney removal), laparoscopic nephrectomy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Partial Nephrectomy, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Cystoscopy, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ervin Teper, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
6323 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ervin Teper's areas of specialization are urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Teper completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, robotic partial nephrectomy, and testicular cancer. Dr. Teper is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic nephrectomy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Robotic Prostatectomy, ... (Read more)

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