Dr. Allen Chefitz, MD

Dr. Allen Chefitz, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Allen Chefitz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bronxville, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Center for Advanced Surgery

55 Palmer Ave # 5W

Bronxville, NY 10708
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Insurance Accepted

  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chefitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 95% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 95% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Chefitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Chefitz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chefitz "Dr. Chefitz is a Board-certified surgeon, specializing in laparoscopic surgery and the use of biomaterials, with interests in hernia and breast research. He received his surgical training from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his medical training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester. He also has extensive experience in surgical quality assurance."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chefitz "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chefitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chefitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chefitz to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chefitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent Dr. Very happy with the outcome of the surgery and with the expertise of Dr. Chefitz and his staff. Highly recommend.
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