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Michael D. Kluger, MD, MPH

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Michael D. Kluger, MD, MPH
Michael D. Kluger, MD, MPH

Dr. Michael Kluger is board-certified in general surgery and specialty trained in liver and pancreas surgery. He focuses on the operative management of pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, gallbladder disease and metastases to the liver and abdominal peritoneum. These complex diseases require treatment plans tailored to each patient’s needs, therefore Dr. Kluger employs a multidisciplinary approach to determine the best available treatment options that maximize survival and quality of life. He is highly skilled in minimally invasive procedures, and uses laparoscopy or robotics whenever indicated.

Dr. Kluger graduated from the New York University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and received awards for bioethics and community service. He completed his surgical residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. There he was selected to be the Administrative Chief Resident and won the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. He received advanced training in liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at Hospital Henri Mondor in France under the world-renowned surgeon Professor Daniel Cherqui. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the Society of Surgical Oncology and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.

Primary Specialty
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Board Certification
Education And Training
MD, New York Univ School of Medicine
Internship: 2005 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Henri Mondor Hospital, France
Clinical Expertise
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Bile Duct Injury
Gallbladder Cancer
Pancreas and Spleen Surgery
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
Pancreatic Cancer
Gallbladder Surgery
Pancreatic Surgery
Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases
Repair of Bile Duct
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Hepato-Biliary Surgery
Liver Cancer
Laparoscopic Procedure of Liver
Mesothelioma of Peritoneum
Metastatic Cancer to Liver
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
Medicaid [NY]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-6514
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: HIP 8
New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212-305-6514
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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