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Stephen Merola, MD, General Surgery, Flushing, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

StephenMerolaMD

General Surgery Flushing, NY

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Vice Chairman, Patient Safety & Quality; Surgical Quality Officer; Chief of General, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Overview of Dr. Merola

Dr. Stephen Merola is a general surgeon in Flushing, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Queens, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and has been in practice 22 years. Dr. Merola accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Queens and one of 246 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Hackensack University Medical CenterFellowship, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2000 - 2001
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1995 - 2000
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineInternship, Surgery, 1995 - 1996
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2000 - 2003
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1996 - 2024
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2011-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

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Committees

  • Chair, Peer Review Council
  • Chair, Hospital Value Analysis Committee
  • Treasurer, CME Committee
  • Member, Perioperative Performance Improvement Committee
  • Member, Clinical Claims Review Committee
  • Member, CQVAT Committee

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    GHI PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment