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Dr. Lynnette Cukaj, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Cukaj

Boston Children's Health Physicians (BCHP)

100 Woods Rd Fl 2 Valhalla, NY 10595

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Dr. Lynnette Cukaj, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Valhalla, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery in 1989 and specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.


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She was fixated on treating my child with antacids. Even after they failed, she scheduled her for an unnecessary invasive procedure. She lied to us (to my child) that we could be with our child throughout. After a 3 hour delay,they absolutely did not allow me to stay with her during her procedure. They promised to bring me back in the room before she woke. Another lie. Afterwards, when she saw that there was clearly no acid damage, she said my child would have to live with her chronic pain
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So I’m sure that we can’t be the only parents w had this experience. Our daughter started having a very acid that burned her so raw and red, this happened out of no where with bleeding that looked like it was from road rash. She was in excruciating pain. Our pediatrician referred the MD group. Our pediatrician had hoped to get a breath lactose test done. MD took blood instead. No conclusion. Her staff is real rude. Cukaj is rude. We were lied to about preauthorization and MD doesn’t care
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We saw Dr.Cukaj once. She diagnosed my daughter with GERD and constipation. Said she would prescribe a stool softener and antacid. . Never prescribed the stool softener, I had to call to remind her when I found out that our insurance company didn't cover the antacid. She said she would prescribe something else, never did. After giving my daughter the second dose of the stool softener she had an allergic reaction and I had to take her to the ER. I called the practice 3 times to speak to Dr.Cukaj
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lynnette Cukaj is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist in the Boston Children's Health Physicians network. She sees patients at BCHP Grasslands Specialty Office in Valhalla, NYl Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Valhalla, NY; and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Education

Nymc/westchester Mc
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery
Medical School
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Cukaj's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Cukaj treats Abdominal Disorders more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Cukaj treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Dr. Cukaj treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Cukaj treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

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Dr. Cukaj treats Abdominal Pain more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Cukaj treats this condition more than 68% of her peers

Dr. Cukaj's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders