Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD

Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 56

General Surgery

Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gwertzman has extensive experience in Peripheral Vascular Disease. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, winners of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Mount Sinai Brooklyn

University Heart Associates3131 Kings Hwy Ste A7 Brooklyn, NY 11234
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Dr. Gwertzman is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for general surgery.

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Gwertzman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Gwertzman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Gwertzman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (212) 257-0039.

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Gwertzman is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Dr. Gwertzman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Spider Veins
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Gwertzman accepts the following insurance:

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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Elderplan
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GHI
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
HIP
HIP Medicaid
HIP VIP Medicare
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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Health First Health Plans
Medicare Plans
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gwertzman has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (212) 257-0039.

Does Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Gwertzman has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gwertzman frequently treats Peripheral Vascular Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Gwertzman specializes.

Where is Dr. Gary Gwertzman, MD's office located?

Dr. Gwertzman's office is located at 3131 Kings Hwy Ste A7, Brooklyn, NY 11234. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gwertzman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

New York, NY

62% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

New York, NY

62% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

3 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

3 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, NY

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, NY

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)