Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

3959 Broadway # Chn

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zitsman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman treats Umbilical Hernia more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman treats Abdominal Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Osteosarcoma
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Still's Disease
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • 1985
    Babies Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1985
    American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    New Eng Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1977
    New Eng Med Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Zitsman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zitsman

3.7

Based on 3 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD
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WE FOUND INGUINAL HERNIA IN MY ONE MONTH DAUGHTER ACCIDENTALLY. HE SAW US IMMEDIATELY AFTER SONOGRAM AND ADDED US ON THE SCHEDULE WITHIN 3 DAYS. VERY CARING, THOUGHTFUL, AND THOROUGH DOCTOR. SURGERY WAS DONE WITHIN 30 MINUTES, CANNOT EVEN SEE A SCAR NOW.
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Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Amerihealth
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MVP Health Care
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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