Dr. Joseph Luz, MD

Dr. Joseph Luz, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Joseph Luz, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Schoharie, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1985 and specializes in geriatric medicine and family medicine.

111 Barton Hill Rd

Schoharie, NY 12157

Contact Information

(518) 295-8521

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Luz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luz treats Chronic Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Luz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Thyroid Screening
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Dr. Luz performs Thyroid Screening more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Luz performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Cholesterol Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Luz performs Cholesterol Screening more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Luz performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Luz's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Bedwetting
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Atony
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Erythema Multiforme
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Genital Warts
Gestational Diabetes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Hearing Screening
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Pointer Injuries
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Newborn Jaundice
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Spermatocele
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Sunburn
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Luz, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Schoharie, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1985 and specializes in geriatric medicine and family medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    St Elizabeth Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1986
    Mt Sinai School Med
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Luz was my mother's doctor. He went far and above what is normally found in doctors in order to accommodate her needs. He even made house calls, one on short notice on a Friday night. I live several states away. He called me frequently to explain my mother's changing condition and...Read More
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Aetna
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
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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