Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 55

35 E 30th St Apt 1A
New York, NY 10016
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Dr. Ast's Experience

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Dr. Ast's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Hospital Quality

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Roosevelt Hospital
1000 10th Ave
New York, NY 10019
Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Frederick J Ast MD
Frederick Ast MD
35 E 30th St Apt 1A
New York, NY 10016
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    Dr. Ast's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatitis Due to Food
    • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lyme Disease
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Ast

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 1994
    New York University Med Center
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ast & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • French
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Ast's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Ast has admitting privileges:

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    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn

    • Roosevelt Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ast

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    2.5
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    2.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ast to family and friends

    2.5 out of 5

    19 responses

    Dr. Ast's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    19 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.8 out of 5

    18 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    19 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ast

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.6 out of 5

    19 responses

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    Frederick J Ast MD
    Frederick Ast MD
    35 E 30th St Apt 1A
    New York, NY 10016
    (212) 725-7027 (Office)
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