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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 68

191 E Main St Ste 3
Huntington, NY 11743
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Hospital Quality

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Huntington Hospital
270 Parks Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743

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191 E Main St Ste 3
Huntington, NY 11743
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    Dr. Balkin's Experience

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Endocrinology & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Balkin Performs

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    • Acromegaly and Gigantism
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Osteoporosis
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Balkin

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Kings County Hospital Center
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Kings County Hospital Center
    Complete in 1975

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 1977
    Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Balkin & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Balkin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Balkin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balkin to family and friends

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
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    6 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Balkin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
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    Office Locations

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    191 E Main St Ste 3
    Huntington, NY 11743
    (631) 549-2525 (Office)
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