Dr. Michelle Azu, MD

Dr. Michelle Azu, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michelle Azu, MD is a breast surgical oncology doctor who practices in Bronxville, NY. She has been practicing for 9 years.

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester

55 Palmer Ave

Bronxville, NY 10708
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 64% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 56% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Azu "I am committed to providing my patients with the best care I possibly can, and equally committed to making sure my patients understand we are partners in acheiving breast wellness. I advocate for my patients, and am by their side throughout their breast wellness journey. I am dedicated, compassionate, and honest. I maintain open communication with my patients, as does every member of the office staff, and we look forward to working with you."


  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Skin Cancer


  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy

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.


  • University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • State University Of New York-Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • State University Of New York-Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Azu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Azu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Azu to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Azu's Performance

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Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Bronxville, NY |
Dr. Azu's appointment availability at Lawrence Hospital is limited to 2 days likely due to her teaching courses. When I made the appointment, I was told to gather previous medical history records ahead of my appointment time and get the records to her office to review in advance of my appointment....more
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We had gone to 3 different surgeons for opinions upon my wife's diagnosis and Dr Azu was by far the most compassionate and thorough. She explained everything in GREAT detail where the others we saw just ran through the reports like robots. She gave us the education we needed to understand what we...more
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in Kissimmee, FL |
Dr Azu is amazing. Rare to find a doctor these days that truly cares about the patients well being, not just physically but emotionally. Dr. Azu is extremely detail oriented and compassionate. I'm so glad to have been under her care. I consider her an angel.
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in Florham Park, NJ |
I went to Dr. Azu for a second opinion. She was extremely down to earth and knowledgeable. She spent a lot of time with me discussing my concerns and reviewing my history. I know this is what is expected, but she did it on a superior level. I would highly recommend her.
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in Pompton Plains, NJ |
The best Doctor in the World, trustworthy, nice manners, and down to Earth person. Thank you Dr. Azu you are The Best.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Azu accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Hospitals where Dr. Azu has admitting privileges

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
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