Dr. Peter Halper, MD

Dr. Peter Halper, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Peter Halper, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

10 Union Sq E Fl 5

New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

(212) 253-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
more than 78% of peers
Urinary Disorders
more than 77% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Halper'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

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Thoracentesis

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 Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Halper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Halper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Halper to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 1

Dr. Halper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I've been struggling with some crippling anxiety over the last few weeks, and I managed to get a same-day appointment with Dr. Halper. After ruling out all the physical things it could be, he immediately got to work on prescribing the medications I need to beat this. And not only has he been so...more
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Dr. Halper has been my physician for nearly 20 years, and he has always helped and guided me to the best health practices and outcomes. He balances his serious and astute medical assessments and recommendations with a gently humorous manner. I always feel that Dr. Halper will spend as much time...more
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I found Peter Halper 20+ years ago and I would not ever want to use another Dr. He is thorough, respectful, incredibly up to date on current practices, has an amazing staff. He is compassionate, funny as hell, which makes the visits so much more enjoyable. This man is an angel from Heaven. In...more
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Horrible, rude, condescending man with the most obnoxious and terrible demeanor I have ever encountered in a healthcare provider.
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He is one of the most professional and medically astute Doctors I have ever met. His pleasant attitude and sense of humor making Doctor visits fun even for those over 80.
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