Dr. David Principe, MD
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Dr. David Principe, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine doctor who practices in Teaneck, NJ. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Principe is affiliated with Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Barnabas Health Jersey City Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center.

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Dr. Principe's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in New Jersey |
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 miscarriages and never let us give up. Today, we are the proud parents of an amazing healthy boy and would probably have not done it with out the help of Dr. Principie and his AMAZING Staff. Thank You Team
in East Brunswick, NJ |
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.
in Jersey City, NJ |
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 am thankful to date that we didn't listen to dr. David Príncipe's suggestion else I would have lost my child. I hate this doctor. He definitely can't handle complicated cases.
in Maplewood NJ |
I met Dr. Principe at 16 weeks pregnant. We hit it off so well the 1st day. He was very outspoken and so was I. I asked questions and he answered them each and every time. He was reachable by phone at every stage throughout my twin pregnancy. After my successful delivery he took the time to tell me how proud he was of me for following all his instructions that led to a safe pregnancy and ultimately a safe delivery. The best Dr. EVER! His nurse Nicole and secretary Jessica..amazing!!??
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      •  Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
      •  Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
      •  Malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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        Malpractice Claim

        Dr. Principe has 1 malpractice claim

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        • Settlement (9/25/2014)
        • Amount or Range: $800,000.00
        • State: New Jersey
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      • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breech Position
      • Chlamydia Infections
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
      • Endometriosis
      • Female Infertility
      • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
      • Gestational Diabetes
      • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
      • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
      • Heart Disease
      • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
      • High Risk Pregnancy
      • Hypercoagulable State
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
      • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
      • Lupus
      • Maternal Anemia
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Miscarriages
      • Multiple Gestation
      • Nausea
      • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Placenta Previa
      • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
      • Preeclampsia
      • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Septal Defect
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Thalassemia
      • Thrombosis
      • Trichomoniasis
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
      • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
      • Yeast Infections

      Education

      • Medical School
        St George's University

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Sisters Of Charity Hospital

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

        Completed in 1995

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Chicago Lying-In Hospital
        Yale-New Haven Hospital

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Amniocentesis
      • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
      • C-Section
      • Cholesterol Screening
      • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fetal Monitoring
      • Gonorrhea Screening
      • HIV Screening
      • Hepatitis A Screening
      • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
      • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
      • Hepatitis Screening
      • Herpes Simplex Screening
      • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
      • Hysterectomy - Open
      • 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
      • Sympathectomy
      • Syphilis Screening
      • Thyroid Screening
      • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
      • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
      • Wound Repair