Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD

Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 International Dr Ste 2

Buffalo, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 631-3555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stoffman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stoffman performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stoffman performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stoffman treats Herniated Disc more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stoffman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stoffman performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Stoffman performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy

Dr. Stoffman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Yale University, Neurosurgery Chief Resident, 2005-2006
    Residency Hospital
  • Montreal Neurological Institute, Neurosurgery Resident, Montreal, Canada
    Residency Hospital
  • 2005
    Yale University, Neurosurgery Resident
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2000
    McGill University, Surgical Internship
    Internship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1995
    University Of Toronto, Pharmacology, Hon.B.Sc., Summa Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Awards

Dr. Stoffman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stoffman

3.4

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
54.285714285714285%
(19)
4 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
2 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
1 Star
34.285714285714285%
(12)

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He operated on my Son causing paralysis. Never came to see him after surgery. Worst Dr. ( and I use the term loosley) I have ever met. There are 3 people in my family he has operated on who are now in worse shape than before....stay away
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Because the staff at his office did not cancel my appointment when I called he would not reschedule me. Even when told it was his office that made the mistake. What a joke!!!
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I had surgery monday on the 14 of August and i thought the surgery went well ,after being discharged from the hospital the next day all was ok .but by Wednesday i was in excruciating pain so i called office at 9 am and told the lady on the other my symptoms, she said she would talk the PA and get...Read More
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I had a horrible experience with Dr Stoffman!! He told me I needed neck surgery but he wouldn't be doing it because I was fat and unhealthy and wouldn't want to tell my family I died during surgery because of being fat and unhealthy also told me to come back and see him when I weighted 160. His...Read More
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I have had back pain for 20-30 years, if not longer on and off. I am no a retired er nurse. It was all manual labored. I have herniated dics. I have never had such severe back pain like I have had for the past year. dr stoffman is kind listens to me. everyone in his office is kind and responsive...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Independent Health
Encompass
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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