Dr. Daniel Rifkin, MD

Dr. Daniel Rifkin, MD

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Dr. Daniel Rifkin, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1992 and specializes in sleep medicine, neurology, and more.

1120 Youngs Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
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Dr. Rifkin's conditions and procedures:

  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Dementia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Parasomnias
  • Parkinsonism
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Sleep Terror Disorder
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a board certified neurologist and sleep specialist, I focus on the importance of adequate and proper sleep to keep my patients at their best during the day. I enjoy playing my part in one of the last frontiers of medicine where we are just starting to learn how sleep impacts all aspects of our health.

Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1997
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1993
Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
Internship Hospital
1992
Dartmouth College
Medical School
1997
1996
1993
1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Named one of Buffalo's Top Docs in Buffalo Spree Magazine, 2010

Dr. Rifkin's Reviews

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My husband was having severe sleep apnea problems and stopped breathing continuously. Dr.Rifkin and his staff were fabulous, kind, responsive and highly competent. I am perplexed by the negative reviews because the comments are opposite of the experience my husband had with them. My husband has...Read More
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Terrible experience with this doctor and staff. The staff is rude and condescending, and you can't get a timely appointment to see the Dr.My father has a medical condition where the BIPAP is essential to his survival.He did a sleep study that Dr. Rifkin signed off on.The BIPAP was then not...Read More
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I just had a sleep study 6 weeks ago and the office called me to get right in. I was able to see Dr. Rifkin within a week because my sleep apnea was severe. I followed up with a PA and she was terrific. I'm not sure what this Jim guy is talking about, but Dr. Rifkin was amazing and I feel even more...Read More
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I had a sleep study at Dr. Rifkin's office.Dr. Rifkin wrote the summary report, but you CAN'T GET AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE HIM TO DISCUSS RESULTS! The soonest appointment they had available was FOUR MONTHS from my study.This is unconscionable and borders on medical malpractice.I could see the...Read More
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Choice Care PPO
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