Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Pelz, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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42 y/o
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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
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Lung Surgery
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more than 84% of peers
Pleural Cancer
high
more than 81% of peers
Lung Cancer
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more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Thymomas

41  Procedures

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pelz's Reviews

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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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
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