Dr. Burton Appel, MD

Dr. Burton Appel, MD

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Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
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Dr. Burton Appel, MD is a pediatric hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Hackensack, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

Tomorrows Children's Institute

30 Prospect Ave # Wfan

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Acute Leukemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sickle Cell Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pancytopenia
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Appel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Appel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appel to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Appel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Appel accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerihealth
    Amerihealth HMO
    Amerihealth PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Appel has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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