Dr. Charles Bleecher, MD

Dr. Charles Bleecher, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(45)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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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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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bleecher to family and friends
2.2
based on 45 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (6)
  • 1
    (25)

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 (10)

in Rocky Point |
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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Briarcliff Manor, NY |
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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in Farmingville |
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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in Miller Place, NY |
My family has been going to Dr. Bleechers office for over 25 years. Times have changed, I suppose it's really all about the money now. The past few times I have been there I waited over an hour just to see a doctor. They have recommended me expensive antibiotics that made things worse. I would...more
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in Smithtown, NY |
Been with Bleecher for just over a year.He spends no time with you at all, claims he doesn't have the reports he ordered (and there were many..can you say kick-back?)because he doesn't review the file before he walks in the room.Spent more time waiting then the last 20yr at prior Dr. His office is...more
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Dr. Bleecher accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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