Dr. David Kavesteen, MD

Dr. David Kavesteen, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Kavesteen, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Massapequa, NY. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

6175 Sunrise Hwy

Massapequa, NY 11758

Contact Information

(516) 804-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Access Care
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 35 More

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Top Care Areas


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Limb Swelling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kavesteen "Our philosophy is to treat all our patients like our family, with courtesy and respect, while delivering the latest and most advanced medical care. Our providers specialize in early detection and prevention of diseases, syndromes and genetic anomalies.  Our treatment plans are uniquely tailored for each of our patients, in order to achieve their optimum medical needs. We pride ourselves on our personal attention and customer service. Our patients are not only a number instead they become part of our large family.

The knowledgeable staff at Heart and Health Medical in North Babylon, Plainview, and Middle Island provides personalized attention and excellence in Internal Medicine, family medicine, podiatry, and cardiovascular disease.  Heart and Health Medical delivers comprehensive and compassionate healthcare to patients all across Long Island.

Our attentive doctors and staff go above and beyond to show how much we care for our patients. We specialize in the early detection and prevention of diseases and conditions by utilizing the latest discoveries and advances in modern medicine. We would also like to thank our patients for voting us to be the Best of Long Island Cardiology 2013 and Patient Choice Award in  2009, 2010 and  2011.

Here at Heart and Health Medical, We put our Heart into your Health.

We accept most medical insurances including Medicaid, Medicare, and Affordable Care Act Insurances (Obama Care). We offer many different payment plans and  financial assistance for our patients with financial hardship. We offer late night and weekend hours to make it more convenient for our patients to keep their appointments. You can request an appointment online or simply call one of our offices at multiple locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk County."


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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Geriatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension


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  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic

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.


  • Stony Brook U Med Ctr-Suny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient Choice Award, 2008-2010
Media & Publications
  • Too Many to list,
  • http://heartandhealth.com/testimonials-3/,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kavesteen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kavesteen to family and friends
based on 60 total reviews (15 with comments)
Dr. Kavesteen Says:

"As Physicians, our daily commitment to doing what's best for our patients is inspiring, honorable and challenging.

Our profession allows us to enter people's lives in moments of vulnerability, and trust is the main foundation for this relationship. Part of how we earn and maintain this trust is through the highest standards we as physicians collectively embrace throughout our...

Dr. Kavesteen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (15)
Hamburg, NY |
Very unprofessional rude behaviour disgrace to medical community and should not be in practice .He lacks manners and thinks too much of himself and egotistical bad attitude and a nasty man and demean everyone.I would not send my dead cat to him
in Babylon, NY |
Dr. Kavesteen is the worst doctor I have ever come across. It is obvious that he has no interest in addressing his patients concerns, only charging insurance for unwarranted tests and procedures. He was supposed to treat my husband for lymes disease, as he claims he specializes in, however, just had his staff run a bunch of unrelated tests.
Dear Katherine I can not discuss your husband's medical condition on the web due to HIPPA laws and patient - doctor confidentiality. I understand your frustration with your husband medical condition and Lyme disease. I will be more than happy to meet with you and explain his condition in great details if he allows me to. Many people feel frustrated with this devastating and dangerous disease. We are here to help you better understand and treat Lyme disease
Dr. Kavesteen is great. His demeanor puts you instantly at ease. He listens & asks questions. His office is equipped to do everything needed. I thought I was feeling a little under the weather, but instead had a 90% blockage. I'm here today, & feeling great thanks to Dr. Kaversteen. I would recommend Dr. Kaversteen to anyone looking for a knowledgable & compassionate doctor. As for a rating I would say 5+. P.M. Gallant
It has been a great privilege to be involve in your medical care and giving us the opportunity not only to take care of your medical needs but also your other family members. We work very hard to have the most advanced technology to detect the disease early because we believe early detection and prevention is better. I am glad that we were able to detect this 90 percent blockage before it became 100 percent. I wish you healthy and happy years to come from me and Heart and Health Medical staff.
in Brentwood, NY |
I took my mom to this doctor for her Aorta calcification, he not once explains anything & does over 15 tests (abt 5 visits in total) & the last visit we're told no more tests & he was going to give us the 24 hour monitor test results, instead he walks in & states her BP is stable & he sent meds to the pharm. & pushes us out. I had to ask hello results? & he goes oh yeah here its elevated & we don't know why. come back for a brain exam? went to another doc. turns out he did tests she didn't need!
in Patchogue, NY |
In June Dr. Kavesteen changed my blood pressure medication due to swelling in my ankles. Over the next 10 weeks he increased dosages, changed the medications twice then prescribed 2 new medications that my insurance company would not cover. When the last medication was denied, I called and was told to make an another appointment. Honestly? I've seen the doctor 5 times over these 10 weeks. My blood pressure is high (higher now) and now I have to wait for another appointment? No thanks.
I am saddened to see more and more of my patients are being denied coverage for necessary medications, test and treatments. Medical care is now being dictated by medical insurances for simply increasing their profit margin and greed. A good and knowledgeable doctor will monitor these side effects. I am glad that I was able to detect and stop the first medication which was started by a different doctor. My first priority is my patients' safety and wellbeing. This takes time, dedication and care.
in Port Jefferson Station, NY |
I met Dr. Kavesteen at a free heart and health screening in October of 2015. My BP was extremely high that day and after speaking with him I knew right away that I couldn't have a better person to be my Cardiologist! We saw each other weekly for 6 weeks and every time I went there I felt better and better not only physically but in my confidence and respect in him and the entire staff. Dr. Kavesteen is the best! You and your loved ones will be happy you chose him like we did!
At Heart and Health Medical, our goal is to treat everyone like a family and provide everyone with the best care possible. Comments like these means a lot to all of us. Thank You
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kavesteen and staff are a group of professionals I would recommend to anyone needing a cardiologist.
in Hicksville, ny |
Dr Kavesteen and staff are some of the nicest people you will meet. They go above and beyond to help you.
in New York, NY |
A great experience! Nice service! He's a really nice person!
in New York, NY |
Very excellent reception service, quick appointment arranged and very pleased and confident in doctor?s expert knowledge delivered in a warm fashion. Dr. David Kavesteen is a professional cardiologist who cares about his patients. All in all a great experience!
in rye, NY |
He has an excellent bedside manner, is empathetic and a good listener. Furthermore, you never feel like your rushed.
Thank you ! We try our best to treat our patients like family and give them the attention they deserve.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kavesteen is the most caring doctor I have ever dealt with. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a Dr that will go the extra care for his patients.nice human being also
in plainview, ny |
The office experience was ok but the doctor will not see you until he runs a host of unnecessary tests without taking into account your history and symptoms. The staff encourage you to take tests prior to medical evaluation and don't explain why they are being done. Dr. Kavesteen is a bad diagnostician and missed my heart problems that were caused by lyme disease. He does not know how to make a clinical diagnosis of lyme and does not know how to diagnose, treat or monitor lyme carditis.
Lyme disease is a serious condition. It effects whole body. First stage is the arthritis, muscle pain and flue like symptoms- Second stage is effecting the heart and last stage it will spread to the brain. In order to accurately diagnose and treat this devastating disease all these systems have to be evaluated. Cardiac myocarditis from lyme is a serious and fatal condition and should be given after biopsy with pathology report. I hope you were given a correct diagnosis and treatment.
in Dix hills Ny |
He is very knowledgeable and smart. He is not like other doctors that push medications and test. He really cares!
in New York, NY |
its some what nice to be afford at there for a half an hour.
We are very sorry for the long wait. At times we have emergencies and have to send our patients to the hospital by ambulance and this will delay and prolong waiting time. We appreciated the feed back and we always try to stay on schedule.
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Dr. Kavesteen accepts 44 insurance carriers
  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
    Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Premier $1500 Deductible Plan PPO
    Aetna Essential Premier Health Insurance Premier $2500 Deductible Plan PPO
  • Access Care
  • Aetna
    ActiveCare 2 Plan
    ActiveCare SelectPlan
    Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
    Aetna Aexcel
    Aetna Better Health of New York
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HealthFund CDHP
    Aetna HealthFund HDHP
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    American Continental Medicare Supplement
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • CoreSource
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Humana Veterans
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid HMO
  • Meritain Health
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • United American Insurance Company
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Vytra Health Plans
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint
    WellPoint PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kavesteen has admitting privileges

NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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Southside Hospital
301 E Main St
Bay Shore, NY 11706
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Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795
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