Dr. Robert Pfeffer, MD

Dr. Robert Pfeffer, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Robert Pfeffer, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

317 E 34th St Fl 5

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Pfeffer'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.

Dr. Pfeffer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pfeffer "Dr. Robert D. Pfeffer is a board certified gastroenterologist. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University School of Medicine and is an Attending Physician at New York University Langone Medical Center where he has been teaching NYU medical students, residents and gastroenterology fellows for the past 15 years. Dr. Pfeffer has specific expertise in: Colon cancer prevention through screening Colonoscopy Community outreach programs. Dr. Pfeffer attended college at Brown University and then proceeded to New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York University Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital and his gastroenterology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Pfeffer is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Pfeffer was awarded the AMA Physicians Recognition Award for his commitment to participate in continuing medical education. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Brown University and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at New York University School of Medicine."
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

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3  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.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Montefiore Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pfeffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pfeffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pfeffer to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Pfeffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Pfeffer is an excellent and caring doctor. But nurse, Bonnie Wise is useless. Pre-op visit went fine. I needed to get clearance and EKG from my cardiologist before scheduling the colonoscopy. Spoke to Ms Wise a few days later; she was going to send me revised instructions. I called the next...more
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I've scheduled colonoscopies using Dr. Pfeffer twice in the past three years and, on both occasions, I was required to first see a nurse practitioner ahead of the procedure. On both occasions, the nurse practitioner was a complete no show. Worse ye, the receptionists simply took my name until I...more
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