Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD

Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brett Gerstenhaber, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Hamden, CT. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

2080 Whitney Ave Ste 210

Hamden, CT 06518

Contact Information

(203) 248-8800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Asthma
very high
more than 98% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Bronx Muni Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Bronx Muni Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Yale University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerstenhaber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerstenhaber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerstenhaber to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Gerstenhaber'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gerstenhaber accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
    Connecticare POS
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gerstenhaber has admitting privileges

Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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