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Allen B. Chefitz, MD

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Allen B. Chefitz, MD
Allen B. Chefitz, MD

Dr. Chefitz is a Board-certified surgeon, specializing in laparoscopic surgery and the use of biomaterials, with interests in hernia and breast research. He received his surgical training from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his medical training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester. He also has extensive experience in surgical quality assurance.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
Primary Specialties
Surgery (Board Certified)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Education And Training
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Gastric Surgery
Gastric Cancer
Gallbladder Surgery
Fecal Incontinence
Colon Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
Sphincter Saving Operations
Hernia Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Crohn's Disease
Colon Disorder
Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(914) 787-4000
Primary Office
55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: (914) 787-4000
Fax: (914) 787-4320
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