Dr. Heather Appelbaum, MD

Dr. Heather Appelbaum, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 46 years old

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Dr. Appelbaum specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Manhasset, NY. She practices at 1 location.

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I had an awful experience at this office. My appointment was lost due to a computer malfunction, the Dr. requested a CT scan for my daughter and could not get it approved because the time frame of 30 days lapsed due to her office staff not following through and the Dr. not calling on her behalf! This office is a joke, I will find another surgeon for my daughter, its actually a blessing that she will not be putting her hands on my daughter. Run as far as you can, poor service, poor quality care.
The WORST! If i could give her negative stars I would have!!! She kept my 11 year old waiting (NAKED) in the room for ONE HOUR while she was in her office making phone calls! Her nurse attempted to interrupt her many times and she proceeded to scream at her through the locked door! I was standing next to the nurse & witnessed the entire thing! Disgusting!!!! My daughters first experience with a gynecologist and iit couldn't have been any worse!!!
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai Hospital Mt Sinai School Med

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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