Dr. Leon Igel, MD

Dr. Leon Igel, MD

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Dr. Leon Igel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in New York, NY. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

2315 Broadway Fl 2

New York, NY 10024

Contact Information

(646) 962-2110

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Igel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Igel treats Obesity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Igel treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Igel treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Igel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Igel treats Thyroid Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Igel treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Igel's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 2
Graves' Disease
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hypothyroidism
Lipid Disorders
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Pituitary Disease
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe that effective medical care requires a comprehensive patient evaluation in a comfortable and friendly environment. I take the time to listen to my patients, making sure their needs are met and their concerns are addressed. I always try t...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell Univ
Fellowship Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell
Residency Hospital
New York Presbyterian Cornell University
Internship Hospital
A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
Medical School
Harvard University
Undergraduate School
Tufts University
Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Igel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Igel

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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All my life I have struggled to loose and keep weight off. Dr. Igel is the first doctor who has been able to give me practical and sustainable strategies and I have now lost nearly 40 lbs. There are no silver bullets and each person is different but Dr Igel's advice was excellent and effective.
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I've been a type 1 diabetic for 16 years he is the only doctor that actually helped me loss weight and control my sugar hes is the best Endocrinologist
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I saw Dr. Igel today for the first time. I was SUPER IMPRESSED! He was VERY thorough, listened and explained everything. He even showed me pictures explaining what was going on in my body. For a change I didn't feel rushed. Towards the end of my appointment he asked me if I understood everything...Read More
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Took a while to get an appointment but it was worth it! Dr. Igel is a great doctor... some doctors you know care about you and Dr. Igel is one of them.
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Dr. Igel is the best doctor I have ever worked with! I initially went to his office for weight loss, but after mentioning to him my other issues/concerns, he referred me to great doctors in those respective areas AND followed up with me about those issues a few weeks later! I am already down 45lbs...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty

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