Dr. Scott Kurtzman, MD

Dr. Scott Kurtzman, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Kurtzman, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Middlebury, CT. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

1625 Straits Tpke Ste 200

Middlebury, CT 06762

Contact Information

(203) 568-2929

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
more than 84% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
20

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University MD Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Umnu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • N.I.H.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kurtzman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurtzman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurtzman to family and friends
3.3
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kurtzman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Waterbury, CT |
No bedside manner, and never remembers who he is talking with. Let a resident stitch me without him watching or checking after.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kurtzman accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Kurtzman has admitting privileges

Waterbury Hospital
64 Robbins St
Waterbury, CT 06708
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