Dr. Herbert Insel, MD

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Dr. Herbert Insel, MD
Herbert A. Insel, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a leading cardiologist in Midtown, New York City providing the highest-quality care for patients at his Manhattan practice. Dr. Insel offers a comprehensive array of evaluation and treatment options for patients with existing heart-related issues as well as those with increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He provides preventive cardiology care, ongoing treatment for high blood pressure and high cholesterol, state-of-the-art assessments like echocardiograms and cardiac stress testing, personalized cardiology consultations, and expanded concierge medicine services for patients with hectic schedules and those seeking more in-depth care options. After earning his medical degree at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Insel completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center followed by a fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Insel has been the recipient of numerous awards and has been included repeatedly on the New York Times Magazine's list of "Super Doctors." There are many challenges facing us all today in the realm of health care and concerns about the impersonal delivery methods that will be developing over the years to come. As more and more medical practices in New York City get taken over by larger hospital and delivery systems, Dr. Insel remains dedicated to practicing medicine as an independent doctor. The special and personal relationship he forms with each of his patients is of paramount importance to him and inspires him to continue to strive to put forth every effort to ensure their continued health and well-being. Dr. Insel welcomes new patients and the practice accepts many major medical insurance plans.

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    Herbert A. Insel, MD30 E 40th St Rm 1100
    New York, NY 10016
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    Dr. Insel's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
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    Herbert A. Insel, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a leading cardiologist in Midtown, New York City providing the highest-quality care for patients at his Manhattan practice. Dr. Insel offers a comprehensive array of evaluation and treatment options for patients with existing heart-related issues as well as those with increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He provides preventive cardiology care, ongoing treatment for high blood pressure and high cholesterol, state-of-the-art assessments like echocardiograms and cardiac stress testing, personalized cardiology consultations, and expanded concierge medicine services for patients with hectic schedules and those seeking more in-depth care options.

    After earning his medical degree at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Insel completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center followed by a fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Insel has been the recipient of numerous awards and has been included repeatedly on the New York Times Magazine's list of "Super Doctors."

    There are many challenges facing us all today in the realm of health care and concerns about the impersonal delivery methods that will be developing over the years to come. As more and more medical practices in New York City get taken over by larger hospital and delivery systems, Dr. Insel remains dedicated to practicing medicine as an independent doctor. The special and personal relationship he forms with each of his patients is of paramount importance to him and inspires him to continue to strive to put forth every effort to ensure their continued health and well-being. Dr. Insel welcomes new patients and the practice accepts many major medical insurance plans.

    Dr. Insel says...

    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mitral Valve Disease 
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease 
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease 

    Dr. Insel says...

    • Preventive Cardiology
    • High Cholesterol / Hyperlipidemia
    • High blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Vascular Heart Disease
    • Coronary Heart disease
    • Carotid Heart disease
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Testings:
    • Echocardiography Stopler
    • Carotid Stopler
    • Stress Echocardiography
    • Halter monitoring
    • Cardiac event monitor

    Dr. Insel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Chest Pain
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      State University Of New York, Downstate Medical Center

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      Brookdale University Hopsital Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Brookdale University Hopsital Med Center

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Lenox Hill Hospital

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      Yeshiva University / B.S.

      Graduated in 1975

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hebrew
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiovascular Stress Test