Dr. Shaun Steigman, MD

Dr. Shaun Steigman, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

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Dr. Shaun Steigman, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

NewYork-Methodist Hospital

263 7th Ave Ste 4E

Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Oscar Insurance Corporation
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
more than 76% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 75% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Steigman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steigman "Dr. Steigman received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in 2000, graduating magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2004. His general surgery internship and residency training were completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in 2011. He served there for two years as Administrative Resident, and he was also recognized with the Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence. During residency in Boston, he spent an additional two years completing a research fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. His investigative focus was on fetal surgery and tissue engineering, for which he received multiple accolades, most notably the Jens G. Rosenkranz Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery. Dr. Steigman went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University, in 2013. Well-published in his field, Dr. Steigman has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and 2 book chapters. He has presented at numerous surgical scientific conferences throughout the United States. Dr. Steigman is an active member of many prestigious medical and surgical societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Steigman "Shaun A. Steigman, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Trauma  at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board-certified in both pediatric surgery and general surgery, he enjoys a wide range of clinical interests and expertise, including neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal pediatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, thoracic surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric trauma, prenatal counseling of congenital surgical disorders, repair of tracheoesophageal fistula and/or esophageal atresia, and complex anorectal malformations.  He specializes in the advanced minimally-invasive techniques so valuable for our young patients. "
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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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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.


  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Children's Hospital of Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steigman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Shaun Steigman, MD
My 8 yo son had a ruptured appendix. Dr Steigman did a great job on what was a complicated case with a gangrenous appendix with pus. Post operatively my son got transferred to Cornell's new pediatric floor for closer monitoring which had a children's playroom-- a great perk. Dr Steigman was...Read More
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A dad in NY – Sep 01, 2018
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Dr. Steigman put our family’s mind at ease by providing us with a thorough explaination of the situation and multiple options for a solution. His bedside manners were second to none.
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New York City Mom – Aug 05, 2018
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My son had surgery on April 2nd 2018 to remove a CPAM (congenital lung defect) at Weill Cornell. My son was only 4 months old so of course we were sad and scared but we had comfort knowing our son was in the best hands. He is now 8 months and perfect, reaching all his milestones  and growing well!...Read More
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Yousef's Mom in brooklyn, NY – Aug 03, 2018
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Dr. Steigman operated on our 7 year old for appendicitis. He was very kind, friendly, and professional. Highly recommend him to anyone.
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Singh Family in Bronx, NY – Jul 31, 2018
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Our son need a belly button hernia surgery, Dr. Steigman and his staff were wonderful and patient.
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Kean Hawker in New York, NY – Jul 14, 2018
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