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Dr. Bret Taback, MD

General Surgery
4.7 (23)
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Accepting new patients

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Overview of Dr. Bret Taback, MD

Dr. Bret Taback, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They completed their fellowship with Beth Israel Deaceness Med Ctr|John Wayne Cancer Institute

Dr. Taback works at CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision, Breast Cancer and Mastectomy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Taback's Office Locations

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    CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
    161 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Connecticare
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Fidelis Care
    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
    • Health Net
    • Healthfirst
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Locals (any local)
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicaid
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • POMCO Group
    • QualCare
    • SelectHealth
    • UniCare
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    Based on 23 ratings
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    Sep 29, 2021
    He is very caring, does not rush appointment, answers all your questions. He personally calls you after a procedure. Best doctor ever and great sense of humor.
    — Sep 29, 2021
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    About Dr. Bret Taback, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1659455483
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Beth Israel Deaceness Med Ctr|John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, Il|Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Bret Taback, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Taback is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Taback has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Taback has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Taback works at CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Taback’s profile.

    Dr. Taback has seen patients for Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision, Breast Cancer and Mastectomy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Taback on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Taback. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Taback.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Taback, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Taback appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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