Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD

Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(29)
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Dr. Steven Waxenbaum, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Ridgewood, NJ. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

127 Union St

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waxenbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waxenbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waxenbaum to family and friends
3.7
based on 29 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Waxenbaum's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Excellent caring physician.
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Hackensack, NJ |
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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in Fair Lawn, NJ |
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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in Ridgewood, NJ |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Waxenbaum accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Waxenbaum has admitting privileges

Valley Hospital
223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle St
Englewood, NJ 07631
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