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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 58

221 Broadway Ste 207
Amityville, NY 11701
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Southside Hospital
301 E Main St
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795

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Same Day Next Day Evenings
FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE PC
Amityville Office
221 Broadway Ste 207
Amityville, NY 11701
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    Dr. Polofsky's Experience

    Dr. Polofsky's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • General Practice

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Allergies
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Polofsky

    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

    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Suburban Gen Hosp
    Complete in 1984

    Undergraduate Schools

    Suny Stony Brook
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Polofsky & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
    • Spanish
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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

    Dr. Polofsky's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.5
    • 22 Star Ratings
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    3.5 out of 5

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    3.5 out of 5

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    Dr. Polofsky's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    22 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.4 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

    22 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    22 responses

    Experience with Dr. Polofsky

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    22 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    22 responses

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    FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE PC
    Amityville Office
    221 Broadway Ste 207
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 598-0009 (Office)
    (631) 598-0099 (Fax)
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