Allen B. Chefitz, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery
Office Phone: (914) 787-4000

Biography

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.

Area of Expertise

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]

GHI [HMO, PPO]

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

MagnaCare

Medicaid [NY]

Medicare [Medicare, Railroad]

Multiplan

Oscar (Exchange)

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

Education

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Internship: Montefiore Medical Center

Residency: Montefiore Medical Center

Publications

  1. Chefitz, AB, Ackerman, MS. Open Versus Laparoscopic Hernia Repair at a Community Teaching Hospital: Assessing Postoperative Pain. Surgical Rounds; March, 2002.
  2. Chefitz, AB, "Laparoscopic Ripstein Procedure" — International Symposium on Trends in Endoscopic Surgery, 1994.
Locations

55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: (914) 787-4000

Fax: (914) 787-4320

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984 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

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1554 Astor Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

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685 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

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