Dr. Thomas R. Ortiz Sr., MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 60

465 Mount Prospect Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
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Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Experience

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Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Dr. Ortiz Sr. Performs

  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
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1 Clara Maass Dr
Belleville, NJ 07109

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Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Appointment Availabilty

Accepting new patients?

Yes

Appointment Availability

Same Day Next Day Evenings Saturdays
Forest Hills Family Hlth Asscs
Forest Hill Medical Arts Center
465 Mount Prospect Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
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    Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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    Background Check for Dr. Ortiz Sr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • 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

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    The Mountainside Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    The Mountainside Hospital
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ortiz Sr. & Staff

    • English
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Clara Maass Medical Center

    • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    • Saint Michael's Medical Center

    • University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ortiz Sr.

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.7
    • 14 responses

    2.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortiz Sr. to family and friends

    2.7 out of 5

    14 responses

    Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ortiz Sr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.1 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.2 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Dr. Ortiz Sr.'s Appointment Availabilty

    Accepting new patients?

    Yes

    Appointment Availability

    Same Day Next Day Evenings Saturdays

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • HealthFirst
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicaid
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • QualCare
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    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Forest Hills Family Hlth Asscs
    Forest Hill Medical Arts Center
    465 Mount Prospect Ave
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 483-3640 (Office)
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