Dr. Zvi J Schiffman MD Urologist

Dr. Zvi Schiffman is an urologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. He received his medical degree from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Schiffman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 54 doctors at Houston Methodist Hospital and one of 13 at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital who specialize in Urology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology

Clinical Interests: Urology

Hospital Affiliation

Houston Methodist Hospital
Ranked #18 in Urology

Memorial Hermann SW Hospital

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, Urology, 1982–1983

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Urology, 1981–1982

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Urology, 1983–1984

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1979–1981

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Urology
Certified in Urology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Sex-dependent variations in natural history of transitional cell carcinoma of bladder.
Laor, E., Schiffman, Z., Reid, R. E., Tolia, B. M., Freed, S. Z.

On percutaneous drainage of retroperitoneal collections: when is primary surgical drainage preferable?
Laor, E., Schiffman, Z., Reid, R. E., Tolia, B. M., Freed, S. Z.

Influence of indwelling urinary tract stones on twenty-four-hour urine chemistries.
Laor, E., Marans, H., Reid, R. E., Schiffman, Z., Tolia, B. M., Freed, S. Z.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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