Dr. Hong Xu, MD

Dr. Hong Xu, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hong Xu, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Melville, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Shanghai Medical University in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology.

1895 Walt Whitman Rd Ste 10

Melville, NY 11747

Contact Information

(631) 249-9525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Shanghai Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Jacobi Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mountainside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Xu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Xu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Xu to family and friends
3.6
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Xu's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Ridge, NY |
Dr. Xu is has no bedside manner what's so ever. She is unprofessional, and does NOT return phone calls. I had blood work and x-rays taken at the office on December 20, 2017 and as of this date have not received the results. She was supposed to fax all results to my primary care physician and she...more
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in West Islip, NY |
All my life I have had severe Rheumatoid Arthritis and have seen many doctors. This doctor has to be the worst! I waited an hour to get a refill on a medication that I have been taking for months and have had no relief. I keep telling her but she ignores me gives me the script than sends me out...more
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Patchogue, NY |
Has no regard for considering alternative treatments or supplements that were confirmed to improve my RA as per her Vectra blood tests. CurCumin can be used as a natural anti inflammatory and she said she knows nothing about it. REALLY? What kind of doctor does not want to look into or...more
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What a quack.. Quick to throw you on expensive meds. Unprofessional Only cares about money.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Xu accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Xu has admitting privileges

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 N Country Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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Saint Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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