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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
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorder
Colon Surgery
Crohn's Disease
Fecal Incontinence
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastric Cancer
Gastric Surgery
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Hernia Repair
Hernia Surgery
Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Sphincter Saving Operations
Stomach Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
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]
Local 1199
Medicaid [NY]
Medicare [Medicare, Railroad]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]


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
Secondary Office
984 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

1554 Astor Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

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