Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD

Dr. Michael Stoffman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Lockport, NY – Oct 27, 2017
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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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Buffalo, NY – Sep 29, 2017
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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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North Tonawanda, NY – Aug 18, 2017
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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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Niagara Falls, NY – Aug 01, 2017
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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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elizabeth parks in Niagara Falls, NY – Feb 10, 2017
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