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Shichman, Steven Jon, MD

Physician-in-Chief, Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute





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  • 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


New York Hospital & Cornell Medical Center

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Shichman is the best! He has been my doctor since 1998, when he removed my cancerous kidney. There should be more doctors like *Dr. Shichman.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Shichman, as always, is very caring, very kind, very knowledgeable. He always answers all my questions. I have received excellent care from him for over 20 years and have highly recommended him to many people. I have complete trust and faith in him.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Shichman is the absolute best, most thorough & caring doctor. I'm impressed with his expertise but also with the time he takes with me, knowing that he manages a huge practice.

5 out of 5 stars

I was very satisfied with my treatment by the staff and Dr. Shichman. I would highly recommend others to Dr. Shichman for their medical needs.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Shichman is the BEST both professionally and humanistic.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Shichman is a cordial and extremely capable physician.

5 out of 5 stars

Office is at a high level of care and concern but very busy practice.

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent care & communication. Took the time to call another doctor about another health issues, and expedited an appointment.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Shichman is the best! Very thorough & professional.

5 out of 5 stars

I drive 95 miles/each way for my visits. I think my loyalty shows my appreciation for the doctor/staff/and hospital.

5 out of 5 stars

I were very pleased with my experience

5 out of 5 stars

I love Dr Shichman. He listens to me/my concerns and adjusts treatment/visits accordingly to see me more frequently.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor was very pleasant and informative

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Shichman has been my Medical Provider since 8/2020.Not only is he brilliant, he is so compassionate & caring to his patients.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing doctors and great clinical and support team members. I am grateful.


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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