Dr. Alan Slepian, MD

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ALAN T SLEPIAN MD 146A Manetto Hill Rd Ste 102 Plainview, NY 11803 Get Directions
Dr. Alan Slepian, MD
Dr. Alan Slepian, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Plainview, NY. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Slepian is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Saint Joseph Hospital and Plainview Hospital.

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4.4
based on 24 total reviews (13 with comments)
Dr. Slepian's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (13)
farmingdale, ny |
Excellent and Professional Service from Doctor and all Office Staff
in East Meadow NY |
STELLAR SURGEON AND STAFF! My husband and I are supremely grateful to Dr. Slepian, his medical assistants, and secretaries. Each of them is wonderfully compassionate. The office staff is amazingly efficient, friendly, and kind. Dr. Slepian is an outstanding surgeon! You don't feel rushed when speaking with him, and he's very communicative. His skill is phenomenal. My husband has just a thin scar from the hernia repair and no surgical complications. Thank you to the entire medical staff!
Wallkill, NY |
He should not be "practicing" on patients. I wonder how he sleeps at night.
in Hempstead, NY |
I had to have emergency surgery and Dr. Slepian was my Surgeon. He made me extremely comfortable and assured me that the surgery would be a success and not to worry. He also told me that he successfully completed the surgery more times that I can count. He was very professional and showed that he cared. I would trust him again, again, and again.
in West Babylon, NY |
Was able to get a same day appointment....walked me through every step...Highly recomended
in Oakdale, NY |
After performing life-saving surgery on my 86 year old mother in November 2016, Dr. Slepian guided her through an amazing and complete recovery by mid-December. Our family was highly impressed with his skill, vitality, friendliness, and accessibility. Both Dr. Slepian and his staff were, at every step, devoted to providing calming and comprehensive care. Best doctor I've ever met. Thank you so much to the entire crew!
in Massapequa, NY |
when I met Dr.Slepian in the emergency room he had to explain to me how my life was in danger and that he would correct my problem. I don't easily trust strangers but I felt confident in putting my life in Dr.Slepians hands ,I found out he spent most of the nite on my surgery till sunrise Im told and he cameto check on me daily ,He even took the time to encourage me to give up some unhealthy habits ,and his caring manner has given me a healthier appreciation of life.
in Oyster Bay, NY |
Exceptional surgeon with a caring approach. Wonderful thoughtful and friendly staff.
in West Islip, Ny |
Dr. Slepian saved my life! he was performing a simple appendectomy when he saw something suspicious. It turned out to be a cancerous tumor. Dr. Slepian removed it and I have been cancer free ever since. He is a wonderful caring doctor!! He listened to my concerns and explained everything in detail. He spent a lot of time with me until I was comfortable.
in Hicksville, NY |
Dr. Slepian is an excellent surgeon. His bedside manner and very caring ways helped to relieve my stress about gallbladder surgery. His staff is very nice too. I would recommend Dr. Slepian.
in Farmingdale, NY |
Dr. Slepian is a kind and caring doctor. He has great bedside manner and a fun sense of humor. I had an appendectomy due to a burst appendix. Dr. Slepian explained everything in patient and easy to understand terms. My sincere thanks to Dr. Slepian and his caring staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Slepian!
in Nassau, NY |
His staff is awesome, great with reminders, flexible working with me and my hours. Dr. Slepian performed two medical procedures on me (in office and in hospital). He was a skilled professional and I feel great now post surgery. He helped eliminate all fears, he helped describe all options, he is easy to talk to - and most importantly his his his passion for his job shows not only through his successful work but through his happy outgoing professional demeanor.
in Farmingdale, NY |
Had a malpractice that let me to end up in the E-room. Dr Slepian perform a colonoscopy on me. From the time I enter the emergency room to the post surgery, he has not only been an exceptional practitioner but also an amazing human being. He truly cared about my recovery and was with me throughout the whole process. During my colonoscopy reversal I experience the same treatment, kindness and caring from him. I have been seen by many Doctors because of many illnesses I have, but never met someone
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Dr. Slepian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Slepian has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement (12/21/2012)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (9/10/2012)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Chemung County, NY
    • State: New York
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair