Dr. Michael Palese, MD

Dr. Michael Palese, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(14)
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Dr. Michael Palese, MD is an urology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

5 E 98th St Fl 6

New York, NY 10029

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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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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

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypospadias
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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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
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • 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
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palese to family and friends
4.9
based on 14 total reviews (2 with 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)

in New York, NY |
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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Dr. Palese accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Palese has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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