Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD

Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary DiseasesFemaleAge 55

Accepting new patients

Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Ruttgeizer has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island and NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ruttgeizer to book an appointment.

Locations

NYU Langone Pulmonary Associates - North Shore

New Patient?
(516) 240-9872
NYU Langone Pulmonary Associates - North Shore6 Ohio Dr Ste 201 New Hyde Park, NY 11042
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Dr. Ruttgeizer is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Ruttgeizer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruttgeizer

4.1

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (24)
  • Explained conditions well (24)
  • Office environment (24)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (6)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (6)
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
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This doctor saved my life, she is the absolute best their is in her field, I highly recommend her
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Aug 19, 2019
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Dr. Ruttgeizer has been treating me for a lung condition resulting from a metastisis from a previous cancer diagnosis. Dr. Ruttgeizer has always been available to answer questions and very easy to talk to always listening to any questions or concerns. Wonderful doctor and great staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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David Barnattan in Bayside, NY – Jun 22, 2019
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After 15 years there is a total decline in ability . A doctor I trusted has turned into an incompetent rude doctor that has neglected a blood clot in my 19 year olds lung that now requires open heart surgery. My 19 year old granddaughter is facing a major surgery that could have been totally avoided . After 15 years I have transferred my records .
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Apr 30, 2019
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Never got to meet the doctor. Rosa called on morning of appointment to tell me that radiological tech didn't come to work so we can't do all the tests but come in an hour later and we'll see you. If you have time to waist and not receive the complete and proper testing you require, then this is the office for you; not for me.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Howard M. Katz, Esq. in Little Neck, NY – Mar 07, 2019
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Horrible experience. If you have seen her get a second opinion!!! Worst doctor ever!!! Does not know Pulmonary Medicine!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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BAYSIDE – Oct 20, 2017
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Would not refer anyone to her. I saw her and she is not competent. Be very careful!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jamaica, NY – Oct 13, 2017
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She APPEARS confident BUT is a truly NOT a good doctor!! Do not trust anything she says!! Go for a second opinion!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Queens Village, NY – Aug 30, 2017
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I found out I had 2 Nodules on my lungs, I was extremely nervous. Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer came highly recommended to me. I found the staff (especially Rosa) all very professional and very kind and caring to me. Dr. Ruttgeizer took her time explaining everything, and made me feel very at ease. She suggested I go for a Pet Scan immediately and I am taking her advice and am going this Monday. Her mannerism was so calming to me, I walked out of her office feeling positive instead of negative.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 21, 2017
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Dr. Ruttgeizer is a caring and compassionate doctor, and extremely competent. She has been treating me for several years. Her warm and friendly personality in addition to her thorough and knowledgable approach to medical problems inspire great confidence. I highly recommend her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Mildred F. in mineola, ny – Mar 14, 2017
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Dr Ruttgeizer is one of the finest and most outstanding clinicians I have ever met!! She is extremely kind, warm and friendly and ALWAYS takes the extra time to listen to her patient in order to properly diagnose my needs! She relates to her patients in a very professional but friendly manner! As a pulmonary specialist, she absolutely rocks and I always look forward to seeing her!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Mr William Dougherty in Freeport, NY – Jan 20, 2017
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After seeing Dr Ruttgeizer for the first time today I can understand why she has over 40 excellent reviews. The atmosphere in the front office is friendly and efficient, I waited only 10 min to see her. Her assistant is friendly and welcoming, put me at ease right away. The doctor is very kind, thorough and took the time to show me my xrays, catscans & explain every detail. Luckily I had a happy ending visit but this DR is a definite keeper!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Bea P in Mineola, NY – Nov 19, 2016
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Dr. Janus-Ruttgeizer saved my mom's life. I am so grateful for her professionalism, intelligence and caring nature. We were very fortunate to have her as a provider. I would highly recommend her, she is the best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Deb M in Garden City NY – Nov 15, 2016
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Have been a patient of Dr.Janus Ruttgeizer 11years Her level of clinical expertise, current medical thinking, genuine care for her patients and her magnificent good heart have allowed me to feel healthy and secure with her. Cannot imagine anyone more brilliant and compassionate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Emelia S in Levittown, NY – Sep 16, 2016
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Dr. Ruttgeizer is a knowledgeable and caring Doctor. She takes time with you to explain all the aspects of your condition and answers all questions patiently and in a manner that you can understand. I feel she truly cares about her patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
2 people found this helpful
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NIcholas Saggese in Levittown, NY – Sep 09, 2016
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ruttgeizer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Ruttgeizer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Ruttgeizer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (516) 328-8700.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Ruttgeizer is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Ruttgeizer is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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High
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Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Ruttgeizer is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Pulmonary Embolism
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High
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Check Dr. Ruttgeizer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Ruttgeizer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Ruttgeizer has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1997
Albert Einstein Coll Med
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
Residency Hospital
1992
Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (516) 240-9872, and for other questions, call (516) 328-8700.

Does Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ruttgeizer has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Ruttgeizer's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ruttgeizer frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Ruttgeizer specializes.

Where is Dr. Denise Ruttgeizer, MD's office located?

Dr. Ruttgeizer's office is located at 6 Ohio Dr Ste 201, New Hyde Park, NY 11042. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ruttgeizer is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

Mineola, NY

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)

NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital

New York, NY

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY