Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey, MD

Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Ben-Gary Harvey, MD is a pulmonologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell Pulmonary Associates

425 E 61st St Fl 4

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

Learn about Dr. Harvey

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bronchoscopy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Harvey'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. Harvey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Harvey "Dr. Harvey is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He is the Director of the Bronchoscopy and Procedure Services in the Pulmonary Division. Under his direction, the Pulmonary Division offers a variety of advanced pulmonary procedures including bronchoscopy with lavage, biopsies, endobronchial ultrasound guided biopsy of mediastinal masses and enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes; endobronchial hot and cold therapies for airway diseases and trachea- bronchial stent placement. Similarly, the Procedure Service offers management of pleural effusions with thoracentesis, insertion of chest tubes and insertion and management of indwelling pleural catheters for the management of persistent pleural effusions. Linked to the Pulmonary Procedure Service, Dr. Harvey has a special outpatient office session dedicated to the evaluation and management of individuals with lung nodules and lung masses. For the past decade, Dr. Harvey has been engaged in the assessment and management of individuals with pulmonary hypertension. In this regard, Dr. Harvey provides outpatient and inpatient care including critical care management to individuals affected by this disease."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harvey ""My main objective is to provide the best possible medical care to individuals affected by lung diseases. I believe that an open conversation with patients in combination with a thorough physical examination and ancillary testing represents the fundamental steps in understanding lung diseases and the impact of these diseases in the quality of lives of the affected individuals. "  "

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

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7  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

  • Universidad Del Norte, Division De Ciencias De La Salud
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Jamaica Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Hospital Of Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harvey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harvey's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harvey to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Harvey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Harvey is a skilled pulmonologist, highly knowledgable and very compassionate. He has wonderful bedside manner. His office staff was extremely responsive and helpful to me. I very quickly had deep trust in Dr. Harvey and I am very glad I was referred to him.
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Dr Harvey is outstanding. He takes the time to explain the condition, using images and drawings. He listens to questions and addresses them thoroughly. I have never seen a doctor who takes his patients so seriously and really explains everything to them. I was amazed. Dr Harvey is very thorough,...more
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Very thorough, he spent a lot of time with me to get a complete history and to explain the test results and how to use inhalators. I highly recommend him.
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