Dr. Gerald Appel, MD

Dr. Gerald Appel, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Gerald Appel, MD is a nephrology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1972 and specializes in nephrology.

622 W 168th St Ste PH4-124

New York, NY 10032

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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Nephrotic Syndrome
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
more than 82% of peers
Chronic Glomerulonephritis
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Appel'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

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

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.


  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Colum Presby/Yale New Haven
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appel to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Appel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Appel greeted me with earnest interest and complete attention. He thoroughly consulted me with expertise and patience. Dr. Appel was extremely knowledgable and warm. I left with a clear understanding of my illness and confidence in the treatment plan that he prescribed. Although he is a world...more
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In addition to being exceptionally knowledgeable about my disease, Dr. Appel spent a long time explaining my condition to me and answering all my questions.
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