Dr. Alexander Shiferson, DO

Dr. Alexander Shiferson, DO

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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

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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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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Shiferson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shiferson treats Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shiferson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shiferson treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shiferson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shiferson treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shiferson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shiferson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lung Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Shiferson's Reviews

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Dr. Shiferman did not even enter the room for my visit. Nurse and PA took all my information. Was there because I had a previous DVT and PE and I was experiencing pain, cramping, and some swelling in my foot and lower leg. These were similar to symptoms prior to my DVT. He did not discuss it with...Read More
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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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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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Excellent care!! So please with the care and results!
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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