Dr. Paul Pietrow, MD

Dr. Paul Pietrow, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Paul Pietrow, MD is an urology specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in urology.Read his story

1 Columbia St Ste 390

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 437-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Pietrow's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pietrow "Dr. Paul K. Pietrow is a board certified urologist. He received his medical training at the University of Virginia, completed his urology residency at Vanderbilt University, and his laparoscopic fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Pietrow held an academic position at the University of Kansas from 2002-2005 and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 2005 he received the "Top Doc" award from the University of Kansas and has been selected to the Castle Connelly "Best Doctors" list from 2007-2015. Dr. Pietrow has published over 40 articles and textbook chapters. He has a special interest in treating kidney stones and urologic cancers, and is a specialist in minimally invasive surgery, and Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Surgery at MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center. He joined the practice in 2005. Areas of Expertise: Kidney stones Urologic cancers with a special emphasis on kidney Minimally invasive surgery Laparoscopic and robotic surgery Kidney stone surgery Male voiding dysfunction (BPH) "


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1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

60  Conditions Treated


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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pietrow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pietrow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pietrow to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pietrow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We brought our daughter (developmentally disabled) to be seen & Dr. Pietrow was sensitive & very kind. He is professional & exceptionally skilled! What impressed us most is that he was not in a hurry & displayed sincere concern. His staff (in the Pok office) were nothing less than AMAZING! I have...more
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Dr. Pietrow is an excellent physician. He is compassionate and consistent. He is aware of the impact an illness has on the entire family not just the patient. He is conscientious and friendly.
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Dr. Pietrow is an excellent physician. He is consistent, conscientious and, most important, compassionate. I first saw Dr. Pietrow about five [5] years ago. I recently had surgery at Vassar Brother Hospital; he removed a golf ball sized stone from my bladder. He was available and responsive to...more
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Appt made for almost 2 months, 1 week before appt he cancelled and tried to reschedule for a month later. I will try someone who has more respect for their patient.
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