Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD

Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Hackensack, NJ. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

Hackensack University Medical Center

360 Essex St Ste 403

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPartners

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Top Care Areas

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

Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stifelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Stifelman is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Stifelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stifelman to family and friends
4.9
based on 78 total reviews (59 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (78)

  • 5
    (75)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Stifelman'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 (59)

in jersey city, nj |
March 17, 2017 I was diagnosed with acute kidney cancer and thought it was an end game for me until I met Dr. Stifelman. Not only he gave me hope but he assured me that everything will be fine.. He acted swiftly and coordinated with other surgeon because in addition to the kidney cancer I had a...more
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I had a very large prostate (210 gram) and also had renal retention my PSA was 12. I had several MRI. I had BPH . I was not a candidate for TURP. I after seeing several other surgeons in Manhattan I was glad that I chose to see Doctor Stifelman and was going to do the surgery Robotically...more
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in Wayne |
I was diagnosed with bladder cancer last august.dr stifleman was recommended to us by another hackensack doctor. He treated me and was ver thorough. It is 15 months now and i am cancer free. Dr stifleman is very personable and makes you feel at ease.i feel he really cares about me. Read his credits...more
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in Red Bank, NJ |
We highly recommend Dr. Stifelman for his expertise, care, and compassion. You will not find anyone more knowledgeable.
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in Staten Island, NY |
I would definitely recommend Dr. Stifelman to all my family and friends!! He is warm and friendly and so knowledgeable! He calmed me down and gave me the information I needed to make the right decision that would be beneficial for me.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Stifelman accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Stifelman has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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