Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD

Save
Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(17)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Hackensack University Medical Group

20 Prospect Ave # 406

Hackensack, NJ 07601
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Pelz's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Pelz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelz performs Lung Surgery more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Pelz performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Lung Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelz treats Lung Cancer more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Pelz treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pelz performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Pelz performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Pelz's conditions and procedures:

Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymectomy
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound, Endobronchial
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Allegheny General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 2004
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    2004

Awards

Dr. Pelz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pelz

5.0

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
100%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Pelz?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Pelz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD
RecentMost Helpful
Reply
Both the doctor and his staff are wonderful. He is thorough, doesn't rush and explains everything, which made me feel very comfortable. After surgery he has a great bedside manner and answers all your questions.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD?
Reply
Dr. Pelz and his team are unmatched! There staff was quick to help me get an appointment the same week as calling in and they were able to diagnose me when others couldn’t. Cannot thank them enough!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD?
Reply
Dr. Pelz is very patience in taking care of my illness and giving me other options. I appreciated how he reached out to a team of doctors when challenged with coming up with a diagnosis for me. I would recommend him to any patience of thoracic challenges.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD?
Reply
I found Dr. Pelz to be an exceptional surgeon. He is extremely knowledgeable, intelligent, kind and made me feel as though I was his only patient. Everyone I encountered from his office was also knowledgeable, and did everything possible to accommodate my needs, fears and concerns.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD?
Reply
I can't say enough about the care & kindness of Dr. Pelz & his entire staff. From the 1st visit he explained each part of the surgery & answered any & all questions we had. I spoke to him before & after the surgery. He & his staff were there for me throughout my hospital stay & any time I had...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Pelz?

Locations

Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test PPO
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Cigna
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
MagnaCare
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Pelz treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Thoracic Surgery

More Thoracic Surgery like Dr. Pelz at Hackensack University Medical Group

Show All Thoracic Surgery