Dr. David Perna, MD

Dr. David Perna, MD

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Dr. David Perna, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

450 Clarkson Ave # 30

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact Information

(718) 270-8128

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 90% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Perna's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Perna does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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9  Procedures

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

Education data for Dr. Perna is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Perna has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Perna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perna's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perna to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Perna's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Perna administered trigger shots and advised me of ways to improve my posture. He is very good. Although his front desk staff are completely incompetent. On several occasions in the past year, the front reception have said they would return my call to make an appt but have not. I'm now...more
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Very capable doctor, did epidurals and knee treatment on me. He is a fellow weightlifter and knows sport related injuries
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Dr Perna was very friendly and knowledgable during the consultation. I felt confident in his abilities. He had me go for an xray and assured me he would call me in 1-2 days. He never returned my call. I had left 3 messages with the answering service and still no phone call. I'm scheduled for an...more
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He's confident and experienced. He looked at my MRI and explained it to me in detail. I entered his office full of anxiety. After my visit to his Manhattan Beth Israel office, and his evaluation, I felt relieved. He wouldn't be working at Beth Israel if he was not a top expert. He knows...more
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Dr. Perna wasn't the worst doctor I've ever seen but he was far from the best. In addition to not doing much about my back pain (I had three epidurals, only one of which worked), he rarely if ever returns phone calls and most of his staff borders on incompetent. If I told you about some of the...more
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