Dr. Alexander Shiferson, DO

Dr. Alexander Shiferson, DO

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Age 44
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Dr. Alexander Shiferson, DO is a general surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Midwestern University and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

903 49th St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Contact Information

(718) 283-7957

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
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Top Care Areas

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Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • General Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Shiferson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shiferson

2.5

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Dr Shiferson spent less than 2 minutes with me. He didn't ask about my problem -how long have I had it? What have I done for it? Did I have any tests? He sent me for a sonogram and did not discuss the results. The PA told me that every thing was OK. I NEVER spoke to the doctor to find out...Read More
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Jade in BROOKLYN, NY – Aug 25, 2018
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Was seen by doctor Shiferson yesterday and I am a current patient of his was in emergency room the day before and he never responded to their calls and told me it was not his responsibility to respond and dismissed me to wound care very rudely. I will not be going back to him again needs to learn...Read More
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Jun 20, 2018
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Excellent care!! So please with the care and results!
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Brooklyn, NY – May 26, 2017
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if you have 5 minutes to spare then he's the Doctor for you. The man didn't give me 5 minutes of his time before testing and after. Good thing there will be a report issued and sent to my primary physician. Maybe then I can find out what is going on! If you have a choice DO NOT GO SEE THIS...Read More
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Karen in Brooklyn, NY – May 10, 2017
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Most of the consultation was done by a PA, for about 15 mins and then the doctor walked in, looked at my problem, and without any conversation sent me to a surgeon with no clear explanation. I find Dr. Schifferson to to be aloof, with little empathy, and his bedside manner needs improvement.
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Brooklyn, NY – May 08, 2017
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