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Dr. Stephen Firshein, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Firshein

Dr. Stephen Firshein, MD is a hematology specialist in Wethersfield, CT and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1972 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.


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Dr. Firshein accepts the following insurance:

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 HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Firshein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firshein treats Blood Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Firshein treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Myeloproliferative Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firshein treats Myeloproliferative Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Firshein treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 1
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 2
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 3
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 4
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 5
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 6
  • Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Type 7
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Aggressive-Phase
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia - Negative
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Philadelphia - Positive
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated With Isolated Del(5q) Chromosome Abnormality
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Anemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firshein treats Anemia more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Firshein treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Firshein's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Firshein, MD is a hematology specialist in Wethersfield, CT and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1972 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1978
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Cleveland Clinic
Residency Hospital
1973
Cleveland Clinic
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1978
1976
1975
1973
1972

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Firshein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Firshein

3.7

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
56.52173913043478%
(13)
4 Stars
13.043478260869565%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
30.434782608695652%
(7)

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While nobody ever wants to need an oncologist, I'm certainly am glad Dr. Firshein has been around for me the past 10 years. I 100% recommend him.
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19 years of excellent primary care. I'm 61 so have been seeing him since i was 42 when i moved to CT. His diagnoses and treatments have been spot on, from annual physicals, colds, flu, aches and pains, shingles, and more.
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Liked him very much
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Dr Firshein has been my PCP for several years and has always been top-notch.
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Doctor is always very thorough and makes sure to answer as many questions we have while caring for my mom
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