Dr. Stephen Schuster, MD

Dr. Stephen Schuster, MD

Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Schuster, MD is a gynecology specialist in Glendale, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in gynecology, geriatric gynecology, and more.Read his story

8340 Woodhaven Blvd

Glendale, NY 11385

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Locals (any local)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pap Smear
very high
more than 91% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
high
more than 90% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Schuster's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schuster "Dr. Schuster graduated Stuyvesant High School at the age of 16, took a Pre Med Mathematics Major at Columbia College, matriculated through four years at the NYU School of Medicine and took an Internal Medicine Internship year at Downstate Medical Center to broaden his knowledge before starting his career in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He then entered his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Medical Center where he excelled in clinical and in leadership positions garnering a Chief Residency and being awarded the Barton Memorial Award. He served for two years in the United States Air Force as an Obstetrician Gynecologist, was base Handball champion, and returned to New York at NYU to work with the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Over the next years he was Director of Gynecology, Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Ambulatory Care in Ob/Gyn at teaching hospitals and Director of Patient Safety at another. He is married and the father of three sons and grandfather of the most wonderful grandchildren except for yours."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schuster "The 3 C's have always directed me as a physician:

Compassion

Competence

Consistency"

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Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Geriatric Gynecology
  • Women's Counseling
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
28

Conditions Treated

13

Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Tests and Pelvic Exams
  • Thyroid Screening

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.

Education

  • Columbia College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • NY U Bellevue Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schuster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schuster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schuster to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schuster's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Schuster Says:

Medicine is a calling to which I have tried to respond.

As Medicine becomes more and more a technology-driven profession I try to hold my ground as someone who is person-driven.

Gynecology, in particular, requires a sensitive ear and heart to respond to the most sensitive of needs.

I continue to maintain currency in my areas of interest and maintain relations with only the best physicians that I am

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