Dr. Bret Taback, MD

Dr. Bret Taback, MD

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Breast Surgery  ·  
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53 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Bret Taback, MD is a breast surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in breast surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 10

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Health Net

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taback's conditions and procedures:

Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Mastectomy
Sarcoma
Sentinel Node Biopsy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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. 

Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    Beth Israel Deaceness Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, Il
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Taback's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taback

4.9

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Dr. Taback is everything a great doctor should be! Wonderful manner and ultra pleasant personality. Everyone in the office is extremely kind and caring--something that is rare to find these days. I would never hesitate recommending Dr. Taback--and his reputation in the medical community is...Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Taback to look at a giant lipoma on my thigh. I was fearful that it could never be safely removed. Dr. Taback evaluated my situation and reassured me that he could do the surgery. He was kind, knowledgable, down to earth and had a sense of humor. Surgery was done with...Read More
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Dr. Taback was a life saver for me in 2017. I was diagnosed with DCIS and interviewed several breast surgeons and found Dr. Taback to be most attentive and compassionate and has tremendous knowledge of the latest techniques in breast surgery. Dr. Taback did beautiful work in two surgeries, closely...Read More
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To say it simply, more than four years ago Dr. Taback saved my life by surgically removing my Category IV, metastatic, inoperable melanoma and by administering the anti-immune treatment called Yervoy. He also took care of the treatment's serious side effects. Today, I am entirely symptom free....Read More
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Dr. Taback is the Best Doctor
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
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
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
SelectHealth
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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