Dr. Stephen Pilipshen, MD

Dr. Stephen Pilipshen, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Stephen Pilipshen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Moorestown, NJ and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1976 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1221 N Church St Ste 204

Moorestown, NJ 08057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Pilipshen'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Cornell Ny Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Cornell Ny Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cleveland Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pilipshen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Virtua North, Chief, Department of Surgery

Dr. Pilipshen's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pilipshen to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Pilipshen'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

After a botched up hemorrhoidectomy several years ago I was left with stenosis, a rectocele and muscle problems with my sphincter muscle. all causing ongoing constipation problems. Had to have more surgery by another surgeon to fix the stenosis but the other problems are not as easy to fix. Still...more
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Dr. Pilipshen is an excellent physician. Takes personal interest in his patients, as well as their recovery. His staff is also great. Knowledgeable and easy to work with.
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I just love Dr. Pilipshen. He changed my life so much. He is so very patient, especially with some like me who questions everything and rethinks it over and over. He explains everything in detail, listens and tells you exactly what will go on in surgery and how you will feel afterward. His...more
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Had surgery with Dr. Pelipshen. He is caring, professional and a wonderful surgeon.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Pilipshen . I had surgery which he explained thoroughly in the office including the type of recovery, length of recovery and pain level to be expected. After the surgery when I called both on the weekend and during office hours, the answering service or the receptionist...more
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