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Dr. Melvin Polkow, MD

Pulmonologist

Professional statement

Dr. Melvin Polkow sees patients at Northern NJ Pulmonary Associates, PC. which is part of the Hackensack Meridian Network. He has a thorough training including an internship and a residency from Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Polkow proudly looks after the Hackensack, NJ community. Dr. Polkow was awarded his medical degree at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Additionally, he completed a fellowship at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Polkow is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Polkow is passionate about ensuring that he has all the tools available in order to make appropriate critical care decisions while caring for his patients.

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Specialties

  • Pulmonologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Hackensack University Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (Internal Medicine)
  • Pulmonary Disease (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Doctor of Medicine
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fellowship Pulmonary Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • New York Academy of Sciences

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1972677169

Office locations

Northern NJ Pulmonary Associates, PC

160 Essex St

Lodi, NJ 07644

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OK.
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Very pleasant.
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Wait time was not too bad - as expected. Beautiful facility. Courteous staff.
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Excellent.
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Pleased Dr. Polkow very patient and answered all my questions.
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Efficient, pleasant staff. Dr. competent and pleasant.
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My visit was just fine.
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