Dr. Cindy Bredefeld, DO

Dr. Cindy Bredefeld, DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Cindy Bredefeld, DO is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Mineola, NY. She has been practicing for 14 years.

Winthrop Endocrinology,UFPC

101 Mineola Blvd Fl 2

Mineola, NY 11501
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 94% of peers

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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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  • Diabetes Counseling

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.


  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bredefeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bredefeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bredefeld to family and friends
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bredefeld's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Westbury, NY |
I've been seeing her for the past 4 years. From the moment I met her I was so impressed with her knowledge and her ability to explain my diagnosis to me. She never rushes me, always taking as much time as necessary until I am satisfied with both the reason I came in to see her and the plan (that...more
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Westbury, NY |
Only gave one star because i cant leave zero. Horrible dr. Cannot get a word in edgewise she is so full of herself. Mishandled my case when i needed surgery, she said that according to a graph she printed on the internet i was not a candidate for surgery! Couldnt believe what i was seeing even...more
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Hempstead, NY |
Very difficult to schedule an appointment with staff
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in New York, NY |
I have been a type 1 diabetic since 1989 and have seen many endocrinologists over that time frame, Dr Bredefeld is by far the best I?ve ever experienced in all those years. She is very caring, listens and takes her time to explain all the issues and answers every question. I am very fortunate to...more
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She listens. Takes the time to educate and cares. I have been a patient of hers for several years. She is up to date on her medical information and stands behind,her research findings. She is polite and respectful. Absolutely recommend her.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bredefeld accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Bredefeld has admitting privileges

NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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