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Shichman, Steven Jon, MD

Title
Physician-in-Chief, Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute

Gender

Male


Language

English

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Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Urology

Areas of Expertise
Adrenal Tumors, Bladder Cancer, Brachytherapy, da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Endourology, Genitourinary Cancer, Genitourinary Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Kidney Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Robotic Prostatectomy, Robotic Surgery, Testicular Cancer, Urologic Cancer

Hospitals and Organizations

  • West Hartford Surgery Center
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners

Education

Fellowship
New York Hospital & Cornell Medical Center ‐ Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Residency
University of Connecticut School of Medicine ‐ General Surgery

Bio

A board-certified urologist, Dr. Shichman specializes in robotic surgery, renal cancer and adrenal disorders. Following his education and work experience as a chemical engineer, Dr. Shichman went on to complete both his medical degree and his General Surgery and Urology residency at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Shichman pursued advanced training at New York Hospital and Cornell Medical Center where he completed his fellowship in Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Shichman is a pioneer in urologic minimally invasive surgery and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field. He is among the country’s most experienced surgeons in laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic and robotic partial nephrectomy. As a course director for the American Urological Association postgraduate courses from 1998 to 2013, he taught laparoscopic techniques to over 1,200 urologists from around the world. Dr. Shichman has been recognized as one of Connecticut’s Top Doctors in urology by Connecticut Magazine and Hartford Magazine. Over the past twenty-five years, Dr. Shichman has been instrumental in advancing Hartford HealthCare’s international reputation for innovation in laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery. Under his leadership, Hartford HealthCare has hosted numerous post-graduate courses in minimally invasive surgery, including national symposiums on robotic urologic surgery. Dr. Shichman is also the Executive Director of Hartford Hospital’s Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation which is recognized as one of the largest and most comprehensive medical simulation training complexes in the United States.

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Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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