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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 60

1120 Brighton Beach Ave Ste 60
Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
8900 Van Wyck Expy
Jamaica, NY 11418
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506 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Metrotech Medical Center
Brooklyn Office
1120 Brighton Beach Ave Ste 60
Brooklyn, NY 11235
37 Murray St
New York, NY 10007
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    Dr. Nitkin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Colpopexy
    • Colporrhaphy
    • Colposcopy
    • Contraceptive Management
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    2
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Female Infertility
    • Hemorrhoids
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mastodynia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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    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

    Perm State Medical Academy
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Coney Island Hospital
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Kings County Hospital Center
    Complete in 1987
    Wyckoff Hospital
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nitkin & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
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    Dr. Nitkin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Brooklyn Hospital Center at Downtown

    • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

    • New York Community Hospital of Brooklyn

    • New York Methodist Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.1
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    4.1 out of 5

    Dr. Nitkin's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    42 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    43 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    43 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    40 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nitkin

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    43 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    43 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    43 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Metrotech Medical Center
    Brooklyn Office
    1120 Brighton Beach Ave Ste 60
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718) 646-8808 (Office)
    (718) 656-9309 (Fax)
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    37 Murray St
    New York, NY 10007
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    Metrotech Medical Inc
    375 Jay St Ste 2
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 243-0100 (Office)
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    Leon A Nitkin MD
    20118 Hillside Ave
    Hollis, NY 11423
    (718) 646-3750 (Office)
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