Why Out of Network?

Many patients wish to come to New York Urology Specialists for a second opinion or initial evaluation of complex urological problems to take advantage of the highest quality urology care that we offer.   Many patients are surprised when they are told that we are not in-network with their insurance.

Our goal is to be as transparent as reasonable and to provide the highest quality and highest value urology care to our patients.

We often get a question: “I have a great insurance policy, why don’t you take it?”

The answer to that question is a bit complex but it comes down to the fact that many “top insurance” companies offered us in-network rates that are too low for us to accept. As you can see from our self-pay prepaid rates, we offer some of the most reasonable rates and perhaps one of the best values in the country for our services.  Running a medical practice is expensive with high malpractice costs, many regulations, and high overhead. In addition, each insurance company imposes its own high-overhead costs on medical practices that contribute no value to anyone (unnecessary pre-authorizations, intentionally confusing benefits that no one can understand even with multiple graduate degrees that require spending hours on the phone to figure out, etc).  

We have offered to join as an in-network provider to every major health insurance company.  However, the insurance companies that are currently out-of-network with us have offered to pay us at rates that do not cover the cost of high-quality care. The rates we were offered are often much lower than Medicare rates, which typically do not cover the cost of care, especially in a high-cost area such as New York City. In fact, many ‘good’ insurance companies have offered us rates that are equivalent to Medicaid rates and much lower than what they pay to other large but not necessarily high-quality providers in the area that accept your insurance.  

In fact, even when going out-of-network or paying out-of-pocket for our services, you might actually save compared to going to many in-network providers.

You Want us to Accept Your Insurance in-Network? Tell It to Your Insurance Company!

If you are not happy that New York Urology Specialists and Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger do not accept your insurance as an in-network provider, please contact your insurance company and tell them so. If your insurance is provided by your employer send an email to your human resources department and tell them so.

Our goal is to provide you with excellent care.  We are happy to provide care as an in-network provider to members of any insurance company plan that offers reasonable market rates for our services.

The contact information to call your insurance company can be found on the back of your insurance card.

Where to Find Top Urologist in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer same-day appointments, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment for men and women

Call/text today: 1-646-663-4477 or make an appointment online.  

We perform blood and urine testing, ultrasound of the kidneys, bladder ultrasound, prostate ultrasound, and testicular ultrasound.  Our office is equipped with the latest equipment to perform a cystoscopy, urodynamic testing, no-scalpel vasectomy, Botox injections in the urinary bladder, genital wart removal, circumcision, Rezum, and Urolift procedures.  Our experienced urologists perform genital wart removal, adult circumcision, no-scalpel vasectomy, penile implants, Urolift procedure as well as many other surgeries.  We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections. We offer confidential appointments. Our prices are affordable with or without insurance. We offer free insurance verification.

Cost of Treatment and Insurances

At New York Urology Specialists we offer affordable treatment for men and women. Our prices are low for patients without insurance and for those who have high insurance copays, high deductibles, or insurance plans that do not cover treatment costs. 

We accept many health insurance plans.  We would be happy to verify your eligibility and benefits and to provide you with detailed information on your health plan’s coverage.  Financing options and credit options are available to help you pay for medical care.

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Urological Problems?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in the treatment of urinary problems, sexual problems as well as cancers affecting the kidneys, urinary bladder, prostate, and the testis.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of urological problems in men and women.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men and women of all ages have treated successfully using medical therapy, surgery, and office procedures.

Scheduling Appointments with a Top Urologist in NYC at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-4477.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patientsWe offer affordable prices for treatment by a top urologist with or without insurance.

We offer affordable, highest-quality urology care with or without insurance.   We offer weekday, weekend and evening office hours.   We also speak Spanish & Russian languages.


Minimally Invasive Surgery With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of sexual problems in men.  We treat urinary problems in men and women.  We also treat a variety of other problems including frequent UTI, blood in urine, STDs and genital warts.  We understand the challenges that urological problems such as frequent urination, urinary incontinence, UTIs, perineal and pelvic pain, pain in the penis, erectile dysfunction, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for urological problems that fits your needs, your lifestyle and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men and women with urinary and sexual problems that include kidney problems, bladder problems, penis problems, scrotal problems, and erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man and woman who desires an effective treatment for any problem that affects the genitourinary system that is the focus of our urologists.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for men’s sexual problems.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis and Foreskin Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-4477 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of urological problems in men and women using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  He offers effective treatment for urinary problems in men and women, sexual problems including erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease in men.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-4477.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patientsWe offer affordable prices for treatment by a top urologist with or without insurance.

Find out our office hours or directions to our office.  We offer weekday, weekend and evening office hours.