Dr. Peter Schlegel, MD

Dr. Peter Schlegel, MD

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Urology  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
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Dr. Peter Schlegel, MD is an urology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Schlegel is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Brady Urological Center

525 E 68th St Dept of

New York, NY 10065
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Schlegel has been an innovator and developed new surgical treatments, medical therapies and genetic tests for men with prostate cancer and male infertility.  The importance of these medical advances is reflected by his many scientific publications and election to numerous important, selective societies and committees.  His approach to patient care is to individualize state-of-the-art knowledge, in combination with his experience and background to compassionately provide optimal care to patients.  This is delivered in a calm setting, spending up to an hour with each new patient to explain evaluation and potential treatment options.  Treatment, when required, is provided at one of the most highly rated hospitals in the country, New York Presbyterian Hospital.  All treatment decisions are made based on the patient's selection of options after complete review of all options, benefits, and potential risks.  Telephone consultations are also available.
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Dr. Schlegel's Experience

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Dr. Schlegel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Oncology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
1

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
81

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Azoospermia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Male Infertility
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spermatocele
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thalassemia
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Varicocele
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microsurgical Epididymis Sperm Aspiration (MESA)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Sperm Retrieval (Via Electroejaculation)
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urological Surgery
  • Varicocele Repair
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal

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

  • Hamilton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Rockefeller University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlegel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Prostate Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Schlegel is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Schlegel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlegel to family and friends
4.6
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Schlegel Says:

We appreciate patients taking time to provide input regarding their experience with my office staff, who are outstanding, as well as their impressions of their health care experience.  Any concerns or questions should be directed to me by Weill Cornell Connect confidential email or by calling (212) 746-5491.

Dr. Schlegel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Lake Grove, NY |
Dedicated and great bedside manner. So grateful for dr Schlegel and the 2 miracles he gave us!
in Brooklyn, NY |
a wonderful wonderful person!!!! and a top of the line dr.!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schlegel accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Schlegel has admitting privileges

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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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