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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvin Polkow is Excellent. Dr. Polkow has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Melvin Polkow, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pulmonary Disease.
He has special expertise in 3 Areas, including Asthma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Sarcoidosis.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Polkow graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Polkow has 3 hospital affiliations:
- Hackensack University Medical
- Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack
- Hackensackuniversity Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Polkow accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 5 plans
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 2 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
- Evercare - 1 plan
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 8 plans
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- Where does Dr. Melvin S. Polkow practice?
Dr. Melvin Polkow practices Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pulmonary Disease near Hackensack, NJ.
See Hackensack Internists, Hackensack Critical Care Practitioners, and Hackensack Pulmonologists.
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