Dr. Michael Palese, MD

Dr. Michael Palese, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Michael Palese, MD is an urology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1997 and specializes in urology, oncology, and more.

5 E 98th St Fl 6

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Palese'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.

3  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

111  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • 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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palese has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palese's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palese to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Palese'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 (2)

When my 70 year old mother was diagnosed with kidney cancer I wanted the best! I read everything I could on doctors and techniques. After all my research and after getting multiple opinions we confidently chose Dr. Palese. On top of excellent credentials he uses the most cutting edge minimally...more
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I was grateful to Dr. Palese and his staff for the excellent care I received. I have noticed a decline in health care services in general over the years and it is good to know there are still solid professionals out there. Through direct and effective dialog and planning, I was able to quickly rule...more
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