Dr. Charles Bleecher, MD

Dr. Charles Bleecher, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Charles Bleecher, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Selden, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1986 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

243 Boyle Rd

Selden, NY 11784

Contact Information

(631) 696-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cough
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autonomic Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

114  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bleecher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bleecher's Reviews

2.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bleecher to family and friends
47 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (6)
  • 1
    (26)

Dr. Bleecher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Wish I could leave two separate ratings. Dr. B is a great doctor; thorough and compassionate.unfortunately when he sold the practice to Medical Assiciates things became intolerable. They fired most of longtime staff to cut costs, replaced them young snotty girls, just out of training ;some barely...more
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If it was possible to leave zero stars we would. Wait times regularly EXCEED 1.5-2hours, with a scheduled appt!! Spends NO time with patient, does not explain findings/concerns. Routinely a problem to have medications refilled, going days without meds because office doesnt return our or the...more
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1. I waiting 3 weeks for an appt even though I explained I was out of medication. Refused to send over scripts until I see Dr. Bleecher. 2. The waiting room had one person in it when I arrived; I waited 1:12 hrs to be .seen. office staff milling around chit chatting with each other. 3. I waited 15...more
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Dr. Bleecher's old office and staff were so horrible that I stopped going to his office. Now that he has moved, many of his patients followed him. I have started going back to him and he always makes sure to be extensive to find the issue. I've never felt rushed with him.
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Terrible attitude by the girls working the desk very snooty and condescending...I worked at ground zero and this young girl gives me a bad attitude because I'm a little forgetful? sorry but my health isn't what it was and I'm a little slow now but it would be nice to be spoken to like a...more
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