Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Frederick Ast, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and allergy.

150 W 55th St Frnt 1G

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hives
high
more than 88% of peers
Foot Conditions
high
more than 84% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Ast'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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Allergy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ast does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

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5  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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ast has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ast has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ast's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ast to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Ast's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Horrible!
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I visited Dr. Ast several years ago and attended physical therapy in his office. I felt better after this treatment. He did not try to prescribe strong and addictive medications, as many other doctors do. Also Dr. Ast seems to look through medical news, learns about scientific research and knows...more
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Frequently forgot to order medication I needed for infusions in time, delaying appointments, forgot to ask me to get new referrals for my medication until 1 day before infusion date, frequently blamed me for clerical errors until I presented him with evidence of his own offices errors.
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