Dr. Joseph Terrana, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismMaleAge 49

Dr. Terrana
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

North Suffolk Endocrinology

57 Southern Blvd Ste 1 Nesconset, NY 11767

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(631) 584-0069

Dr. Joseph Terrana, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Nesconset, NY and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Terrana has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening, Thyroid Disorders, and Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Yeshiva U, College of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with Mather Hospital - Main. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Terrana to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Terrana

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Terrana treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Terrana treats other conditions, please contact the office at (631) 584-0069.

Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Terrana is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Osteoporosis
Osteopenia
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Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Dr. Terrana is experienced in the area of Thyroid Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Thyroid Goiter
Hypothyroidism
Goiter
Thyroid Nodule
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Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring specialists.

Dr. Terrana is experienced in the area of Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Hypoglycemia
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Dr. Terrana's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Female Infertility
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hair Loss
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Subacute Thyroiditis
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Terrana accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Terrana's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Terrana

4.6

Based on 54 ratings

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(46)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
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3 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
(1)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
5.555555555555555%
(3)
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (47)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (46)
  • Explained conditions well (46)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
  • Long wait times (3)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (3)
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Dr Terrana is an excellent, knowledgeable and empathetic physician. I highly recommend him!
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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M L simone – Dec 13, 2020
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Dr. T. has been my doctor for many years. He saved my life by recognizing that I had early stage pancreatic cancer through my regular diabetic blood work.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Joel Evans – Oct 14, 2020
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I just started seeing Dr. Terrana for diabetes. So far I can tell you I am thoroughly impressed. I was sent a script to have bloodwork done prior to my first appt. My results were reviewed & I received a call from his office to change my appointment to an earlier date. I was away with my family and became concerned about my test results. I called the office back & explained my concerns- I asked if the Dr would possibly call me back to discuss my lab results. The woman said she would leave him a message. I was grateful but since I was not an established patient I doubted he would call back. Well, 6:30 PM that Friday evening my phone rang and it was Dr. Terrana. When a Dr. cares enough to call a non established patient after hours because they feel apprehensive - that’s the Dr. for me. I just recently went in for my first visit and feel very confident in the Dr. & office. I’m looking forward to getting better and having Dr. Terrana as my endocrinologist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Angela – Aug 27, 2020
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I’m so happy I found this office. After a terrible experience with an endocrinologist I was so relieved when I met Dr.Terrana and his staff. The woman up front are usually so nice on the phone and in person. Dr.Terrana took the time on my first appointment to explain to me what Graves’ disease was. He even printed me paperwork to take home to understand it further. I didn’t feel rushed and he gave me options on how to help my hyperthyroidism. It’s been over 3 years and he has kept my levels in range and I always recommend him to anyone needed some answers or help!
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Nicole M – Jun 20, 2020
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I cannot say enough about Dr. Terrana. He is kind and well educated in hes field. He spends time with you and if you want to talk about other problems not just medical-He is there for you. Thank you Dr. Terrana!!!!
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Frank Maiello – Jun 04, 2020
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Excellent doctor- takes his time explaining everything to you . Patient and smart . Would highly recommend for those with diabetes .
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Laura – May 19, 2020
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Dr. Terrana, was very kind and knowledgeable. He has helped me control my Diabetes, my weight has gone down, and I am very happy with all he has done to control my diabetes. He answers all questions and will ask you if you have any more questions, and he does not leave you wondering about what he did.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria – Aug 10, 2019
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Knowledgeable, compassionate and understanding.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Robert Baffa in Port Jefferson – Aug 06, 2019
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Several months ago I left a terrible review for Dr. Terrana. It was completely misdirected anger. I had had my thyroid checked for the last five or six years, and was assured it was not cancerous. The goiters became so large I went to a surgeon, Dr. Brian Untch Who agreed that it was not cancer. My thyroid was removed by Dr. Untch and nine days later I got news that in fact it was cancer hidden in my massive goiters. . I was mad, and hurt. No one could have seen that I had thyroid cancer. I completely retract my first review against Dr. Terrana because it was no fault of his. It was a second cancer diagnosis for me, the first one being breast cancer. I did not continue to see Dr. Terrana for six years because I thought he was a terrible doctor.he is wonderful. His waiting time in his office is minimal his staff is extremely courteous, and Dr. Terrana remarkable. I do hope he excepts my apologies, and I recommend anybody I know to go see this wonderful doctor. Thank you Dr Terrana
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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MaryAnn Barry – Jun 24, 2019
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Dr. Terrana is a great doctor. He is professional, compassionate & extremely thorough in his exams.
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Apr 26, 2019
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Doctor is good but his office staff is terrible.
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Mar 28, 2019
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Dr. Terrana is one of the most compassionate, patient, & patient advocate doctors that I have met. From day one 10 years ago, Dr. Terrana and his staff has answered every question I have & was the only Dr. that would prescribe a not popular big money maker medicine that works for me. I was so happy with him I sent my daughter to him, who for 5 years had almost lost her life after thyroid cancer surgery, because doctors did not listen to her. Thank you Dr. Terrana & your kind professional staff
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Roseann Miccio in Medford – Feb 25, 2019
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Dr. Terrana is a kind, compassionate, knowledgeable doctor. I was in search of a new endocrinologist and I needed an emergency appointment. His secretary did everything she could to fit me in immediately. He made me feel so comfortable and was very thorough with how he explained various things to me. He spent almost an hour going through everything during my appointment. I would highly recommend him.
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Mar 01, 2018
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I went to Dr. Terrana for a second opinion, since my last Dr I was not satisfied with. I'm so happy I found Dr. Terrana, he is the most passionate, caring, understanding Dr. I have ever met. He makes you feel so comfortable and definitely takes his time explaining things to you. I wish all my Dr.'s were like him. I couldn't have asked for a better Dr. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND him, I am so upset I wasted my time with the first Dr. just because the office was close to home.
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Linda in Sayville, NY – Jan 01, 2017
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I would definitely highly recommend dr. Terrano. He is compassionate, very intelligent, calming, . I am so thankful I researched and found him .
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Marie in St James, NY – Aug 31, 2016
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Best Endo I've ever had, A+++!
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Mikey T in Smithtown, NY – Aug 30, 2016
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He is an excellent practitioner. He's kind and understanding and has helped me learn more about my illness, and ways to keep things under control. I appreciate the amount of time he takes for each visit. I don't feel rushed or my questions ignored.
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Barbara D. in Ronkonkoma, NY – Aug 29, 2016
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Dr. Terrana is plainly stated the best doctor I've ever had. I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic in my thirties and he helped me through the hardest parts and praised me through the good parts. That was over ten years ago and I followed him to his new practice and I'm grateful for his patient care. He is the type of person who not only has an excellent 'bedside manner' but also is passionate about the science behind what can be a total nightmare for a diabetic. If only everyone was as good!
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Benjamin in setauket, ny – Jul 19, 2016
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Dr. Terrana has been treating my diabetes for over 10 years. He is thoughtful, through and very patient oriented. I have never had a better endocrinologist. Can't say anything bad about his practice. He is the standard that all doctors should strive for.
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Thomas McClafferty in Nesconset, NY – Apr 08, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Terrana, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Nesconset, NY and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2004
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Strong Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
Yeshiva U, College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Joseph Terrana, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Terrana frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening, Thyroid Disorders, and Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See all practice areas where Dr. Terrana specializes.

Where is Dr. Joseph Terrana, MD's office located?

Dr. Terrana's office is located at 57 Southern Blvd Ste 1, Nesconset, NY 11767. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

North Suffolk Endocrinology

North Suffolk Endocrinology PC57 Southern Blvd Ste 1 Nesconset, NY 11767
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mather Hospital - Main

Port Jefferson, NY

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)