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Dr. Josef Shehebar, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 44
Dr. Josef Shehebar, MD
4.9 (65 Ratings)

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Dr. Josef Shehebar, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 44
Brooklyn, NY
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth



Dr. Josef Shehebar, MD works in Brooklyn, NY as a Colorectal Surgery Specialist.
They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from Sackler School of Medicine. Dr. Shehebar completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Shehebar has has worked on more claims relating to Anorectal Fistula and Anal Fissure than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Shehebar has received an average rating of 4.9 from patients and has been reviewed 65 times. They are affiliated with NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Shehebar also speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Shehebar practices at NYU Langone Brooklyn Medical Associates - Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, NY.

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  1. 1 NYU Langone Brooklyn Medical Associates - Bensonhurst
    2310 65th St Ste 2, Brooklyn, NY 11204

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Nov 03, 2023
I must express my admiration for Dr. Shehebar – unquestionably one of the most skilled doctors and surgeons I have ever encountered. His compassionate nature truly sets him apart, showing a genuine concern for his patients. During my initial consultation with Dr. Shehebar, he provided a comprehensive explanation of my condition, detailing the planned intervention and the intricacies of the procedure. I am deeply thankful and grateful for his expertise and compassionate care. Dr. Shehebar not only excels as a medical professional but also as an exceptional human being, dedicating his time, energy, and attention to his patients. I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Shehebar to anyone facing colorectal issues.I also want to commend Dr. Shehebar's NP, Elaine, for her outstanding care and professionalism. Elaine is extremely knowledgeable and supportive, and she always goes the extra mile to help her patients. She answered all of my questions patiently and thoroughly! Amazing team!
Moslem Hamoda — Nov 03, 2023
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Medical Education
  • Sackler School of Medicine
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  • General Surgery
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  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine|Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center


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  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
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Dr. Josef Shehebar, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Shehebar accepts telehealth appointments. Please call Dr. Shehebar's office to make an appointment.

Dr. Shehebar accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Shehebar accepts here.

Dr. Shehebar frequently sees patients for Anorectal Fistula and Anal Fissure.

Yes, Dr. Shehebar speaks Hebrew and Spanish. See Dr. Shehebar's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Shehebar has a star rating of 4.9/5 and has been reviewed 65 times.

Dr. Shehebar is board certified in General Surgery.

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)