Dr. David Schnapp, MD

Dr. David Schnapp, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. David Schnapp, MD is an urology specialist in Queens Village, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 1990 and specializes in urology, prostate oncology, and more.Read his story

20811 Hillside Ave

Queens Village, NY 11427

Contact Information

(718) 479-5017

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 88% of peers
Urinary Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Schnapp'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. Schnapp's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schnapp "Dr. Schnapp has become one of the most experienced and respected Urologic Robotic surgeons in the five boroughs as well as on Long Island. He completed a 6 year residency training program in Urology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center under the tutelage of Dr. Arthur Smith, the "Father of Minimally Invasive Urology". Dr. Schnapp is one of the few robotic surgeons in practice today who also have a vast experience with "open" traditional surgery. Prior to his training on the Da Vinci, he built an extensive surgical experience in both radical retropubic and radical perineal prostatectomy. His experience in both open and robotic surgical approaches has allowed him to approach some of the most difficult cases with confidence. He is also expert in the performance of the "nerve sparing technique" which is routinely done to preserve sexual function after prostate removal. DSS Urology is one of the only private Urologic practices in NY to offer biofeedback therapy for the treatment of urinary incontinence (leakage of urine) in both men and women. This non-invasive therapy is offered to every one of our post-prostatectomy patients and hastens the return of urinary control after the procedure. Dr. Schnapp has one of the largest experiences in the performance of penile implantation for intractable erectile dysfunction. He is also a leader in the placement of the artificial urinary sphincter. DSS also offers broad expertise in the minimally invasive treatment for BPH (benign enlargement of the prostate gland), Kidney stones, Urinary Incontinence, and Male Infertility. Dr. Schnapp has taken a special interest in the evolving field of "Testosterone Replacement Therapy" for patients suffering from the clinical effects of low male hormone levels. DSS Urology was founded in 2000 and has built its reputation on providing cutting edge medical care with a very personal touch. We recognize that it is becoming more and more difficult to find a physician who can take a personal interest in each and every patient in this age of healthcare turmoil and uncertainty. In a time when many Doctors are giving up private practice and taking jobs with a hospital or "mega-group", Dr. Schnapp's private practice is thriving and continues to grow at a remarkable rate. When you call or visit one of our offices, you will find our staff to be warm and welcoming. This quality of service is very rarely found in present day institutional medicine."

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7  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Adult & Pediatric Urology
  • Female Adult Urology
  • Male Adult Urology
  • Neurological Urology
  • Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Prostate Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

69  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2013
    Amount or Range: Above average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    State: New York
1 Sanction
  • Professional Misconduct (6/21/2013)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Long Island Jewish Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schnapp has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schnapp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schnapp's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schnapp to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Schnapp's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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