Dr. Frederick J. Ast, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 54

35 E 30th St Suite 1A
New York, NY 10016
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Dr. Ast:

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Dr. Ast's Experience

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Dr. Ast's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division
3201 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Roosevelt Hospital
1000 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ast

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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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 Suite 1A
New York, NY 10016
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    Dr. Ast's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
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    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • 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

    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. 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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    • Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division

    • Roosevelt Hospital

    • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ast

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ast to family and friends

    39 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Ast's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    35 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 38 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ast
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    39 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    39 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    38 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ast accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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