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Dr. Melvin Samuel Polkow MD is a male Pulmonologist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Pulmonary Disease.
Dr. Melvin Polkow has 3 office locations.
Northern New Jersey Pulmonary Associates
211 Essex St
Ste 302
Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvin Polkow is Excellent. Dr. Polkow has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melvin Polkow, MD is board certified in Pulmonary Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Polkow graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Polkow has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Hackensack University Medical Center 
  • Pascack Valley Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Polkow accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 20 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 8 plans
  • Unicare - 5 plans
  • Humana - 5 plans

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Melvin S. Polkow practice?
Dr. Melvin Polkow practices Pulmonary Disease near Hackensack, NJ.
See Hackensack Pulmonologists.