Dr. Brett J. Gerstenhaber, MD

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Specializes in Pulmonology • Male • Age 67

2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210
Hamden, CT 06518
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Dr. Gerstenhaber's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Brett Gerstenhaber MD LLC
main office
2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210
Hamden, CT 06518
main office
2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210
Hamden, CT 06518
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    Dr. Gerstenhaber's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    1
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Ventilation Management
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Alkalosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Gerstenhaber

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Connecticut.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Bronx Muni Hospital Center
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Bronx Muni Hospital Center
    Complete in 1974

    Fellowship Hospital

    Yale University Hospital
    Complete in 1978

    Undergraduate Schools

    New York University
    Graduated in 1967
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gerstenhaber & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gerstenhaber's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Yale - New Haven Hospital where Dr. Gerstenhaber has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gerstenhaber

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerstenhaber to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gerstenhaber's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gerstenhaber
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Brett Gerstenhaber MD LLC
    main office
    2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203) 248-8800 (Office)
    (203) 288-5264 (Fax)
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    Brett Gerstenhaber MD LLC
    main office
    2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203) 248-8800 (Office)
    (203) 288-5264 (Fax)
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