Dr. Stewart Fox, MD

Dr. Stewart Fox, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Stewart Fox, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lynbrook, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

444 Merrick Rd Ste 380

Lynbrook, NY 11563

Contact Information

(516) 255-5010

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 79% of peers
Lung Cancer
normal
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Fox'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hershey Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fox's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fox to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Fox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I suppose he knows what he's doing as a doctor. However, the practice was represented as participating in our insurance plan. But then billled us hundreds of thousands of dollars for what the insurance didn't pay on the basis of their being out-of-network. I also suspect shenanigans in the push for...more
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