Dr. John Podeszwa, MD

Dr. John Podeszwa, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 58
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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

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

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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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

76  Conditions Treated

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3  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

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Podeszwa to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have 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)

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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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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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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