Dr. Barry Root, MD

Dr. Barry Root, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Barry Root, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Glen Cove, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1984 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

101 Saint Andrews Ln

Glen Cove, NY 11542

Contact Information

(516) 674-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
high
more than 87% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 71% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Root'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.

1  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Root has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Root's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Root to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Root's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The most unprofessional Dr office I have ever been to. Didn’t know not to submit 2 MRI’s at same time because insurance Companies always deny. This is common knowledge. Office staff refused to answer or return 7 phone callls and then was nasty when she finally picked up the phone. Her name was...more
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I am a medical care professional and, in all of my life, I have never been treated in such a rude manner by any health care professional ever! Dr.Root raised his voice to a scream and threatened me while I was recovering from a trimalealor fracture at Glen Cove Rehab Hospital. At the time, I was...more
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never returns calls STILL waiting for test results from 10/15 obviously changed doctors!!!
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When I had extreme pain he did not return my call. I had to go an emergency room for the pain and when I finally did get an appointment he told me to take Xanax even after he saw my MRI, which showed an extruded disc. The pain was insane, and he sent me home with naproxen and said an epidural...more
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