Expertise in Colorectal and General Surgery

  • “Dr. Tarlowe, Until now I associated the word “surgery” with misery. After being under the careful watch of a doctor like you, I associate surgery with healthy recovery. Thanks doctor.”

    – Karen P.

  • “Dr. Tarlowe, I just wanted to tell you how thankful and appreciative I am of your good advice and services. All is well and I’m able to live a more normal, less apprehensive life again. Thanks once again!!”

    – Barry G.

  • “Dr. Tarlowe….thanks to your extraordinary gifts, today I am a changed man. I can’t thank you enough for all you’ve done for me. For your superb care, your patience, graciousness, determination and for those gifted hands. I shall be forever grateful to you…Thank you for restoring my life.”

    – Michael B.

  • “Dr. Tarlowe made me feel very comfortable. He was patient and professional.”

    – Sandy S.

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    – Julie B.

Dr. Michael Tarlowe MD, FACS - Colon and Rectal Surgeon in Manhattan, New York City

Dr. Tarlowe is Board-Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The practice primarily serves Westchester County and New York City with offices in both White Plains and Manhattan. Dr. Tarlowe treats a wide-range of diseases, focusing on surgical issues of the colon, rectum and anus. He also performs colonoscopies to screen for polyps as well as colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in this country. Dr. Tarlowe does a number of minor procedures in the office, especially for benign anorectal diseases such as hemorrhoids, fissures and abscesses. Dr. Tarlowe is a participating provider for most major health plans.
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Conditions Commonly Treated By Dr. Tarlowe


We know that many of these problems are both embarrassing and distressing and that patients tend to delay seeking medical attention for them. Dr. Tarlowe’s goal is to provide you with a comfortable, caring and professional environment to discuss these issues and decide with you how to best treat your condition. Please call us today at (914) 997-9600 to schedule your appointment. Our dedicated and welcoming office staff will do their best to accommodate your needs and make sure your visit here is a very pleasant experience. We believe once you meet with Dr. Tarlowe, you will be happy you did not delay.

Dr. Michael Tarlowe specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery.

He also provides clinical consultations, second opinions, and expert testimony and assessments

Colorectal Surgery:

Colorectal surgery is a field in medicine, dealing with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. The field is also known as proctology, but the latter term is now used infrequently within medicine, and is most often employed to identify practices relating to the anus and rectum in particular.

— The World Health Organization

General Surgery:

“General Surgery” is a discipline of surgery having a central core of knowledge embracing anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia, which are common to all surgical specialties.

— American College of Surgeons

Health Plans for Clinical Work

We accept most insurance plans, however, we strongly suggest that you call ahead to make sure we accept your specific plan.

It is important that you understand the terms of your insurance coverage. Review your policy for information about co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance and other coverage items. In particular, please check with your insurance carrier regarding their referral policy. It is the patient’s responsibility to obtain any necessary referrals prior to his or her appointment.

Full payment is expected at the time of your visit. If applicable, please be prepared to pay your co-payment and/or any co-insurance at the time of your visit. We accept cash, checks, and most major credit cards as payment.