Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 54

Dr. Abittan
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

North Shore Gastroenterology

233 E Shore Rd Ste 101 Great Neck, NY 11023

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(516) 487-2444

Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Great Neck, NY and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Glen Cove Hospital and North Shore University Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abittan to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center Roslyn, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Abittan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abittan treats Abdominal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abittan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abittan treats Gastritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abittan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abittan treats Esophagitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abittan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abittan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Abittan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Dr. Abittan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abittan

5.0

Based on 21 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (21)
  • Listened & answered questions (21)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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very thorough and very knowledgeable.
What went well
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Hal Greenberg – Jun 01, 2021
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Great in every respect. Highly skilled, caring and dedicated. You could not find a better Doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Richard Bennett in NY – Nov 24, 2018
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I've been going to Dr Abittan for many many years, he truly takes the time to listen and really cares about his patients. He's up to date with new studies and medications. I highly recommend Dr Abittan to my friends and family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Massapequa, NY – Jun 26, 2017
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Excellent gastroenterologist who is a superb diagnostician and physician especially in all areas of the gastrointestinal tract.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Ronald Zimmerman in Woodmere, NY 11598 – Jan 27, 2017
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I travel from New Jersey to see Dr. Abbitan. He is the best of the best. Knowledgeable, compassionate and everything you WISH all your other physicians were.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Lise B in Rutherford, NJ – Nov 21, 2016
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Unbelievably great experience start to end!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
10 people found this helpful
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P in Massapequa, NY – Feb 20, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

North Shore Gastroenterology Associates is a 7 physician medical practice specializing in the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal illness. We are...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Mt Sinai Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
North Shore University Hospital Nyu Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
North Shore University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Abittan frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Gastritis, and Esophagitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Abittan treats.

Where is Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD's office located?

Dr. Abittan's office is located at 233 E Shore Rd Ste 101, Great Neck, NY 11023. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Chaim Abittan, MD speak?

Dr. Abittan speaks Hebrew and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

North Shore Gastroenterology

North Shore Gastroenterology233 E Shore Rd Ste 101 Great Neck, NY 11023
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Abittan is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Glen Cove Hospital

Glen Cove, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center

Roslyn, NY

87% Patient Experience Rating, 18% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)