Dr. Joan Adams, MD

Dr. Joan Adams, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Joan Adams, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Yonkers, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. She graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1975 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

3 Burbank St

Yonkers, NY 10710

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Pain
more than 80% of peers
Ovarian Cysts
more than 61% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
more than 50% of peers

Dr. Adams'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "As a solo practicioner, I believe patients deserve individualized, competent, compassionate care. I am able to provide all the time necessary for the patient to discuss her concerns, issues and needs. I believe the patient deserves to understand her diagnoses and treatments fully prior to leaving the office with all questions answered fully. You are never rushed...I want to hear your concerns.

I am available to be reached by email and evening telephone answer service."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

22  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening

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.


  • Shaw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Health and Hospital Corporation Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Adams' 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
Dr. Adams Says:

I appreciate all patient feedback. I take all comments seriously and incorporate positive and negative feedback into my practice to continue to improve and better serve all my patients.


Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient for approximately 25 plus years, Dr. Adams runs her practice the old-fashioned way, with straight talk and good humor. She always takes the time to ensure patients leave with a good understanding of diagnosis, and treament plan. because she cares! In my situation, her...more
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I totally agree with Leslie from yonkers. I dealt with Dr. Adams for years unfortunately. I finally started seeing a new GYN that is very gentle, understanding, and caring. I'm not going to go into details about this Dr. but I will say if you are in search for a new GYN don't see her.
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The only reason I gave 1 star is because 0 stars aren't an option. She's very condescending and rude. She never gives you the opportunity to discuss your issues before she goes off on you for what she thinks you did wrong and how stupid you are. She makes uncomfortable faces and sounds while...more
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Dr. Adams always takes the time to listen. She makes office visits very pleasant. I highly recommend her.
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