Dr. James McKiernan, MD

Dr. James McKiernan, MD

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Urology  ·  
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51 y/o
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Dr. James McKiernan, MD is an urology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in urology and urologic oncology.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Urology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 11

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. McKiernan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKiernan performs Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McKiernan performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Bladder Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKiernan treats Bladder Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McKiernan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Urachal Cancer
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKiernan treats Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McKiernan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. McKiernan's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Stones
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stone Disease
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Wound Repair

About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1996
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1994
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Internship Hospital
1993
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
2001
1999
1996
1994
1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McKiernan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McKiernan

4.9

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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(14)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Most amazing doctor I've ever had! Always thorough, never feel rushed. Explains every detail. There can sometimes be an extended wait time for appointments, but I promise he is worth it. When he is with you, you are his only patient.
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Even with his stellar reputation, he takes his time to listen discuss and answer any questions you may have. He is compassionate gentle and responsive. He is one of the best physicians I have ever met.
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If you need a superb urologic surgeon, this is the go-to guy! .James McKiernan is an amazing doctor and an outstanding human being: gifted, confident, kind and caring. He's also an excellent communicator. What a rare combination! (And Desiree, who is his surgical coordinator, is extremely capable, caring and helpful. )
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What an amazing, kind, caring doctor! Dr. McKiernan is top notch -- not only incredibly talented, but patient and compassionate. He goes above and beyond in all he does - restores my faith in humanity.
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Excellent bedside manner. Thorough with explanation NOT condescending.
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