Dr. David Principe, MD

Dr. David Principe, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. David Principe, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Teaneck, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1991 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

718 Teaneck Rd

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Maternal Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

61  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/25/2014
    Amount or Range: $800,000.00
    State: New Jersey
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.


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Sisters Of Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Chicago Lying-In Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Principe has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Principe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Principe to family and friends
55 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

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  • 3
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Dr. Principe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Horrid bedside manner. This clown barely explains anything and communication back to my primary is spotty at best. I would never see this doctor again.
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While telling me something caught his attention in the ultrasound he was very goofy with the staff. Not being able to tell me what complications it could bring he said after the MRI results come in we would know more information and whether I would want to terminate the pregnancy, not the correct...more
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Dr Principie has a very direct, no sugar coating approach. As I am nearing 40, have a history of blood clots and this being my first pregnancy, I understood the risks. Dr Principie was encouraging, honest and gave us hope when we had lost hope. He helped us through the emotions of our two...more
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I would never recommend this doctor to anyone going through a tough pregnancy. He asked us not to proceed with the pregnancy and was quite blunt and unfeeling. He never seemed to have time to stand/sit and talk about our options. I went on to have a full term pregnancy no thanks to this doctor.
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Worst Doctor, I met him during my 20tth week of pregnancy. I was going through complications and instead of fixing the issue he immodestly recommended us to abort the pregnancy. I was shocked and heart broken. We immediately went for a second opinion and today I have a healthy 9 month old baby. I...more
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