Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(11)
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Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD
Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Hammer is affiliated with New York Community Hospital of Brooklyn and Mount Sinai Hospital.

Arthur W Hammer MD, PLLC

3131 Kings Hwy Ste C3

Brooklyn, NY 11234

Contact Information

(718) 280-3244

Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD

Dr. Arthur Hammer, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Learn about Dr. Hammer

Care Philosophy

highly skilled, personalized, humane care, caring attitude, patient centered practice. Humane, considerate, attentive attitude
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Dr. Hammer's Experience

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Dr. Hammer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
11

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Tuberculosis
9

Procedures

  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
  • Pleural Evacuation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends
3.9
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
in Brooklyn, NY |
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.
in brooklyn new yok |
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.
in Brooklyn, NY |
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 that the waiting room was again filled and that the waiting time would again be in hours. Then Caroline told me that the office had no record of my appointment! I walked out and will not be coming back.
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Dr. Hammer accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum HMO
    Advantage Platinum POS
    Advantage Platinum PPO
    Blue & Gold HMO
    HealthNet
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hammer has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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New York Community Hospital of Brooklyn
2525 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11229
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