Dr. John Podeszwa, MD

Dr. John Podeszwa, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Podeszwa, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Middletown, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

111 Maltese Dr

Middletown, NY 10940

Contact Information

(845) 342-4774

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

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

  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Staten Island Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Staten Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brooklyn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Podeszwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Podeszwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Podeszwa to family and friends
2.0
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Podeszwa's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Goshen, NY |
I have never received a call from him or his staff regarding my most recent test results. If I don’t call them to follow up, I receive zero info. I just called and left a message for test results from a procedure in August and waiting to hear back. . Additionally, his bedside manner is lacking....more
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Middletown, NY |
Do not go to this guy! He misdiagnosed me and today had to get my gallbladder removed. Went to him little over a year ago and he said it was not my gallbladder but gerd. Tells everyone this and gives meds for it. Been in pain and thought must be gad, slept wrong, ate something wrong, etc.. He...more
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in Middletown, NY |
I hadn't seen this doctor since my colonoscopy, and I needed a refill. I called in for a refill and received one month's supply. I called in for another refill, and never was told that I should come in to see the doctor until I called in again. I had been suffering for two weeks by this time and...more
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Patient had not been seen in 2 years, was twice given 1 month refills and advised she needed to make an appt. She was a No Show for her scheduled appt.
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Dr. Podeszwa accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • 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
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Podeszwa has admitting privileges

Orange Regional Medical Center
707 E Main St
Middletown, NY 10940
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