Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD

Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Michael Stifelman, MD is an urology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in urology, oncology, and more.

Hackensack University Medical Center

360 Essex St Ste 403

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Dr. Stifelman'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
  • Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

25  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

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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Dr. Stifelman's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stifelman to family and friends
82 total reviews (63 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (82)

  • 5
    (79)
  • 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 (63)

In February of 2018, Dr. Stifelman performed my robotic prostatectomy and I could not be happier with my results. Right from my first consultation, I left his office feeling completely upbeat and optimistic about my outcome. Dr. Stifelman is well renowned, confident, enthusiastic, and left me with...more
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Dr. Stifelman is a caring, kind and very compassionate surgeon. Wonderful office staff and amazing Doctor. His credentials are impressive and his surgical skills are well renown. We knew our mom was in the best of hands during her surgery with Dr. Stifelman and his PA Suzi who was wonderful and...more
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I'm in my early 70s and live near Kingston, NY. Recently I was taken back after a routine annual renal ultrasound when I was told I might have a "renal cell carcinoma". When surgery was recommended, I contacted a friend of my son's (they met at Duke's Medical School) who was a NJ urologist. He...more
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Because of his good reputation, I came all the way from Saudi Arabia to see Dr. Stifelman to get his opinion regarding my case, actually he listen to me and gave all the time I needed to explain the situation and the solution. Then we decide to do a robotic surgery to remove the prostate and the...more
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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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