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Pulmonologist (lungs)
33 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvin Polkow is Excellent. Dr. Polkow has been reviewed by 6 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, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Polkow has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Hackensack University Medical Center 
  • Pascack Valley Hospital 

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Melvin Samuel Polkow MD is a male Pulmonologist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Pulmonary Disease.
Where does Dr. Melvin S. Polkow practice?
Dr. Melvin Polkow has 3 office locations.
Dr. Melvin Polkow practices Pulmonary Disease near Hackensack, NJ.
See Hackensack Pulmonologists.