Dr. Joel Spitz, MD

Dr. Joel Spitz, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Joel Spitz, MD is a dermatologist in Williston Park, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in dermatology.

2 Hillside Ave Ste G

Williston Park, NY 11596

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ringworm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Jock Itch
very high
more than 99% of peers
Athlete's Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Spitz'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

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

40  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Columbia University Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spitz's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spitz to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Spitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My sons first appointment with Dr. Spitz . Waited for an hour and half and finally gave up. Even my son said dad, this officenis a joke. Let's just leave. Would have been better if someone even said were running late or were backed up. Nothing. Pretty lazy and apathetic staff. Won't be gojng...more
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Same complaints as others. The office staff is extremely rude. One time, I checked in and was waiting over 1 1/2 hrs when I got up to see where I was in line. The secretary didn't have me listed and insisted I didn't check in. Really? I just walked into a doctor's office and just sat down to wait? ...more
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If you have an hour to wait to be seen then go to him, if not, find someone else.
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Had a 4 o'clock appointment as a new patient. I left my job 2 hours early to take a train from Manhattan to get back in time for my appointment. At 530, I was told there were still 2 people ahead of me. I left before being seen, as other patients informed me that this is typical of his office. ...more
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Office staff at entry are rude and unprofessional. Woman at desk was cleaning her phone and making herself comfortable instead of helping they three patients standing and waiting. Now waiting 45 min for my appointment. Had I not paid my copay, I would leave. Complete disrespect. Plus, after...more
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