Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD

Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1988 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

127 Union St

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

(201) 447-4466

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare

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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (1/28/2016)View details
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. Waxenbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waxenbaum performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Waxenbaum performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waxenbaum treats Hemorrhoids more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Waxenbaum treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waxenbaum treats Abdominal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Waxenbaum treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Waxenbaum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1988 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1994
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Westchester Co Med Ctr/Ny Med College
Internship Hospital
1988
Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
1994
1993
1989
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Waxenbaum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Waxenbaum

3.7

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
62.06896551724138%
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4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
31.03448275862069%
(9)

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I have been to many doctors throughout my life, and i have to say Dr. Waxenbaum is by far the best. He listened, made me feel at ease, was funny and very professional. His staff his very professional and friendly!
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He was so compassionate with me and alleviated my concerns. He corrected the mistakes of my previous doctor and did it wit skill.
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Dr. Waxenbaum treated my mother at Valley Hospital. And by treated, I mean he did one physical exam, recognized her tumor as cancer, and then was not seen again until four days later. He entered the room to give the results of her biopsy and spent less than two minutes in the room, telling her it...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
QualCare
QualCare PPO

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Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ