Dr. Barry Root, MD

Dr. Barry Root, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Barry Root, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation 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 physical medicine & rehabilitation.

101 Saint Andrews Ln

Glen Cove, NY 11542

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • 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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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Root's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gait Abnormality
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Root treats Gait Abnormality more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Root treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Root treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Root treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Root treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Root treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Barry Root, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation 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 physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Root's Reviews

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2.5

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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...Read 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...Read More
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never returns calls STILL waiting for test results from 10/15 obviously changed doctors!!!
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Same comment as previous patient.
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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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Glen Cove Hospital

Glen Cove, NY