Dr. Barry Shuman, MD

Dr. Barry Shuman, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Barry Shuman, MD is an urology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in urology.

63 Shaker Rd Ste 202

Albany, NY 12204

Contact Information

(518) 434-1283

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shuman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

52  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Open Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shuman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shuman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shuman to family and friends
21 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shuman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I had a very bad experience with Dr. Schuman. My PSA tests showed an increase in PSA, so he wanted to do a prostate biopsy. I researched this procedure through many journals. Dr. Shuman said anaesthesia wasn't necessary for 12+ samples; a journal article said if a doctor insisted on a biopsy with...more
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staff turn off their phones in middle of day; doctors do not respond to after hours pages;
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I can only review person who returned my call on Friday and again on Monday. Can't review Dr. as I can't get past the rudeness of staff. Hung up on twice. Promised a call back Friday after speaking with someone at 9 AM. Called back at 4 PM as morning phone promise of call back hadn't happened....more
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Dr. Shuman has been my urologist for a good twenty years and I highly recommend him to you. He's the best! He's a very skillful and caring doctor who has never failed to treat my various and diverse urinary and kidney problems with the attention that they deserved!
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Dr. Shuman is one of the best 2 doctor's i ever had. I am probably the biggest pain in his butt since he started practicing. DR. Shuman has removed more than 30 of my 82 kidney stones. The one stone i had was 22mm, i thought he would have his hands full. Let me tell you he wasted no time working on...more
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