Dr. Robert G. Cheron, MD

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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 66

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Dr. Cheron's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare
1656 Champlin Avenue
Utica, NY 13502
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
2209 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Mohawk Valley Endocrinology
Mohawk Valley Endocrinology
2305 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
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    Dr. Cheron's Experience

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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    Procedures Dr. Cheron Performs

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    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Adrenogenital Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Cyst
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Cheron

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Professional Misconduct  (5/20/2010)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Dr. Robert G. Cheron; License # 120797

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician performed ultrasound guided needle biopsies on the parathyroid glands of fourteen patients. The physician inappropriately re-used the needle guides on the patients which were intended for disposable one-time use. The physician also inappopriately re-used the needle guides on the patients that were not processed in accordance with appropriate infection control and sterilization procedures. The physician also failed to provide adequate supervision and guidance to his office staff on infection control and sterilization procedures related to the use and/or re-use of ultrasound guided needle biopsies. The physician admitted guilt to the charge of failing to follow infection control practices.

      Action Taken-Consent Agreement & Order

      The New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct has issued the physician a Censure and Reprimand . The physician shall pay a Fine in the amount of $20,000.00 within thirty days. The physician shall comply with the board's Order of Conditions for a period of three years subject to the following conditions including but not limited to:

      1. The Director of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct may review the physician's personal infection control practices, his office staff's infection control practices, and the ongoing management of infection control practices in the physician's office.
      2. The physician shall adhere to federal and state guidelines and professional standards of care with regard to infection control practices.
      3. The physician shall implement a written protocol for infection control practices in his office with specific attention to the proper handling of equipment designated for single use and proper reprocessing of all reusable equipment.
      4. The physician shall complete a board approved continuing education program in infection control practices within three months.
    • State: New York
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Interfaith Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cheron & Staff

    • English
  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. Cheron'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Cheron has admitting privileges:

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    • Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare

    • Saint Elizabeth Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cheron

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheron to family and friends

    5 responses
    below
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Cheron
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
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    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Is Dr. Cheron accepting new patients?

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    What insurance does he accept?

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    • POMCO Group
    • Tricare
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    Mohawk Valley Endocrinology
    2305 Genesee St
    Utica, NY 13501
    (315) 797-3799 (Office)
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