Dr. Joseph Eastern, MD

Dr. Joseph Eastern, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Joseph Eastern, MD is a dermatologist in Belleville, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in dermatology.

36 Newark Ave Ste 214

Belleville, NJ 07109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Telogen Effluvium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

58  Conditions Treated

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9  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 Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Meml Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eastern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eastern's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eastern to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Eastern'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

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Been a patient for at least 2 decades. He was knowledgeable & patient, & though you waited about 45 minutes to see him you usually got the results you were looking for. As of late the wait is not less than an hour and a half, & that’s just the time it takes to get into an exam room. I believe it’s...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Eastern's for a VERY, VERY LONG time....at least twenty years! He is absolutely top-notch....seriously none better. I will admit, there can be long waits in the waiting room, but I think this is attributed to the time Dr. Eastern affords his patients, not...more
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Never ever go to this clown he makes appointment s for nine am and shows up 945 and he scheduled 8 people for the first appointment greed greed good luck with this guy
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Terrible! Staff is rude, he is always late! Promises every time his lateness was booking errors but it's exactly the same excuse for every appointment! Out of 16 appointments he was on time twice. Total disregard for his patients time! Next time I'm finding some other facility who will treat its...more
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Dr. Eastern has little respect for his patients' time. He over books appointments, resulting in typical wait times of an hour minimum. It's so disrespectful. Then he rushed through the visits and did not give me explanations or information about my issue unless I asked him many questions. I went to...more
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