Dr. Michael Kluger, MD

Dr. Michael Kluger, MD

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Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Michael Kluger, MD is a hepatopancreaticobiliary specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery and general surgery.

Columbia University Medical Center Surgery

161 Fort Washington Ave # Hip

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kluger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
very high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Kluger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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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2  Specialties

  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

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62  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kluger to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kluger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...more
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Dr. Kluger is an expert surgeon who was instrumental in our 87 year old Dad’s fight for his life with cancer. Dr. Kluger made a determination that Dad’s gall bladder and 5% of his stomach had to be removed. After the surgery, he and his team made sure that all questions and concerns were...more
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Dr. Kluger returned me to normal life after pancreatic tumor surgery. I am very grateful to him
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Dr. Kluger has been my doctor for severa years. He removed my pancreas 11/3/15, due to adenocarcinoma. He is the best surgeon/doctor on the planet. I have suffered from Crohn's disease, chronic Pancreatitis, and now pancreatic cancer. I am currently an 18 month cancer survivor. I have seen many...more
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