Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD

Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD is a pulmonologist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala in 1970 and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.Read his story

3131 Kings Hwy Ste C3

Brooklyn, NY 11234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hammer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 93% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Wheezing
normal
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Hammer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Hammer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammer "I was born in Mexico City, Mexico. I attended the prestigious UNAM (top school of medicine in Mexico, graduated with honors, with top grades) Came to US for training at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center and NSUH, did my fellowship at NYU Medical center, in NYC, Am licensed to practice in NY, board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Pulmonary diseases. I am in practice since 1976 , currently part of faculty at Mount Sinai Hospital, I am a member of the NY State Medical Society, Kings County Medical Society, fellow of American Thoracic Society, American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, Have been name as Top Physician by my colleagues, Have been named as top Pulmonary Physician in Brooklyn, as well as member of Top 1% of American Physicians, and Super Doctors. l"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hammer "highly skilled, personalized, humane care, caring attitude, patient centered practice. Humane, considerate, attentive attitude"

2  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

16  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Brookdale Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Brookdale Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Nyu Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • BEST DOCTORS IN NEW YORK, YEARLY SIN
  • Fellow American College of Physicians, 1996
  • AMERICAS TOP PHYSICIANS, YEARLY SIN
  • FELLOW AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS, 2000
  • SUPER DOCTOR, YEARLY SIN
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammer's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hammer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The most knowledgeable and thorough physician I've ever met in my personal and professional experience. Treat patient not a test. Attentive. cares for his patients. Will dig to the root of the problem. Best doctor! recommend to every one.
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Dr. Hammer is the worst doctor I ever went to. I lost sixteen pounds since my last visit and he told me I was a fat pig. Dr. Hammer should look in the mirror because he is not a thin doctor. He is very nasty and disrespectful towards pts. His staff are very disrespectful towards patients.
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Dr. Hammer is an excellent physician. He does a careful and comprehensive intake interview. But the office conditions that surround his work are awful. The waiting time to see him at our first and only meeting was more than 2 hours. When I went to his office to keep our second appointment, I saw...more
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