Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD

Pediatric Surgery •  Male • Age 69

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in New York, NY and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zitsman to book an appointment.


Locations

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

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(212) 235-1519
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital3959 Broadway Childrens216-B New York, NY 10032
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ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

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(212) 235-1519
ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown155 White Plains Rd # W100 Tarrytown, NY 10591
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group

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(212) 235-1519
Pediatric Surgery685 White Plains Rd Fl 2 Eastchester, NY 10709
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Practice

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(212) 235-1519
Columbia Doctors Pediatric Surgery688 Post Rd Ste 223 Scarsdale, NY 10583
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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 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Zitsman's Reviews

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Terrible customer service. Waited 45 minutes for our appt - while he was out to lunch?! No follow up whatsoever despite leaving messages with his office. Time to retire!
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Apr 29, 2019
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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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MAIYA KASUMOVA in STATEN ISLAND, NY – Sep 08, 2016
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Dr. Zitsman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Amida Care
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
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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

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Appendicitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman treats Appendicitis more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Pediatric Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman treats Pediatric Obesity more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zitsman performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Zitsman's conditions and procedures:

  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Child and Adolescent Obesity
  • Gastrointestinal Malformation
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures

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...Read more

Biography

Dr. Zitsman graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in natural sciences, and received his M.D. degree from Tufts University Medical School...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

1985
Babies Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1981
New Eng Med Ctr Hosp
Residency Hospital
1977
New Eng Med Ctr Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

New York, NY

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Bronxville, NY
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
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