Dr. Alvin Hershfeld, DO

Dr. Alvin Hershfeld, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 76
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Dr. Alvin Hershfeld, DO is a family medicine specialist in Howard Beach, NY and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1971 and specializes in family medicine.

15640 Crossbay Blvd Ste East

Howard Beach, NY 11414

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Insurance Accepted

  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
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Biography

Dr. Alvin Hershfeld, DO is a family medicine specialist in Howard Beach, NY and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1971 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Inerboro General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1971
    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

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Dr. Hershfeld's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hershfeld

2.7

Based on 26 reviews

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Something has happened to this office in the past year. Used to be great, now Dr hirshfeld is very rude, diagnoses you on personal opinion, without testing, doesn’t listen to you, cuts you off. I felt very uncomfortable last 2 times. They aren’t as thorough as before. Office smells like cigarettes...Read More
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Horrendous doctor .NO DOCTOR is ever supposed to be rude to their patients especially new ones. He doesn't even listen to you or ask questions on how you are feeling. Now i had a different experience with the front desk receptionists. They were nice. I was looking to change in doctors, especially a...Read More
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Reception Area courtesy should read ZERO. Rude, nasty girls on phone and in person trying to help fix wrong pharmacy fax sent twice. Disrespectfully hung up phone on disabled who needed meds and they couldn't ask Dr or Pat to fix, send.
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At first I was intimidated by the first phone call when I set my appointment. After meeting my Doctor, and her co workers, I am so thankful. She is awesome. i have not met Dr. Hirshfeld, regardless, I highly recommend this office for local patients.
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Stay away from Dr. Hirschfeld. A doctor recommended him to me. The first time I went to him, I thought he was so nice and was planning to use him as my regular doctor. I went back to him today as per my previous appointment. Total opposite. Nasty . Felt I was talking to a schizophrenic. STAY...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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