Dr. Michael Kluger, MD

Dr. Michael Kluger, MD

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44 y/o
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Dr. Michael Kluger, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave # Hip

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
very high
more than 82% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Kluger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kluger "Dr. Michael Kluger is board-certified in general surgery and specialty trained in liver and pancreas surgery. He focuses on the operative management of pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, gallbladder disease and metastases to the liver and abdominal peritoneum. These complex diseases require treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs; therefore Dr. Kluger employs a multidisciplinary approach to determine the best available treatment options that maximize survival and quality of life. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive procedures, and uses laparoscopy whenever indicated. Dr. Kluger graduated from the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and received awards for bioethics and community service. He completed his surgical residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. There he was selected to be the Administrative Chief Resident and won the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. He received advanced training in liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at Hospital Henri Mondor in France under the world-renowned surgeon Professor Daniel Cherqui. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the Society of Surgical Oncology and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract."
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This content was provided by Dr. Kluger "Dr. Michael Kluger is board-certified in general surgery and specialty trained in liver and pancreas surgery. He focuses on the operative management of pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, gallbladder disease and metastases to the liver and abdominal peritoneum. These complex diseases require treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs, therefore Dr. Kluger employs a multidisciplinary approach to determine the best available treatment options that maximize survival and quality of life.

Dr. Kluger graduated from the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and received awards for bioethics and community service. He completed his surgical residency at NYPH-Columbia University Medical Center.  He received advanced training in liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery as a fellow at Hospital Henri Mondor in Creteil, France under the world-renowned surgeon Professor Daniel Cherqui."

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4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Cancer Care
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery
  • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
  • Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver and Pancreatic Surgery
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Surgery
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Columbia University/Ny Presbyterian Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Columbia University/Ny Presbyterian Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Paris/Hospital Henri Mondor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kluger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kluger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kluger

4.9

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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Dr Klugers skill as a surgeon is matched by his compassionate approach to patient care. His ability to interact with his patients on a personal and professional level immediately puts one at ease and inspires confidence. His entire team including office staff was excellent. Dr Kluger is a...Read More
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Dr Kluger is excellent helpful in anyway he can I always great full for he has done for me and stil doing thank you allways.
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I signed myself out of a Staten Island hospital after I was diagnosed with the worse form of Pancreatitis. I realized they couldn't handle my problem. Made an appointment with Dr. Kluger in 2 days. I needed my pancreas removed but after the surgery I developed some very serious and life ending...Read More
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Dr Kluger is an excellent physician who embodies the values of New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is very caring and takes the time to explain your diagnosis as well as treatment options. He treats you with respect and dignity and clearly exemplifies the hospital ‘s creedo. I would recommend him to...Read More
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Of course the most difficult aspect in finding a surgeon to perform the most complex pancreatic surgery is deciding upon someone who is not only highly skilled but someone you can develop a MUTUAL TRUST relationship. We as a family had the good fortune to choose Dr. Kruger. Our experience was...Read More
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