Dr. Matthew Kalter, MD

Dr. Matthew Kalter, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Matthew Kalter, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Ross University in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

496 Smithtown Byp Ste 200

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kalter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Kalter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kalter "No one has to be in pain and you must take the time to listen what the patient is saying to you."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Muhlenberg
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Ross University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Anne Arundel Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalter's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalter to family and friends
24 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kalter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Horrible follow up from staff, incompetent office. Prescribing medication without knowing patient needs. Doctor never calls to follow up. Billing insurance company without providing full service to patient. Good luck if your considering this office. Terrible experience!!! Complaint will be filed...more
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Dr. Kalter is a caring doctor. He has a wonderful personality. He is a very caring doctor . He listens and is very patient . Waiting time is long, but he is worth it. I have done procedures with him, and never had a problem.
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Great Dr. very happy with the care he’s giving me and how he listens to what you have to say and I really feel he cares about the pain your in and does everything he can to help you feel comfortable! The staff there are great also, their very courteous and professional as well as Dr. Kalter!!...more
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I'm so grateful for Dr. Kalter and the entire team at the Smithtown office. The pain from my previous car accident has reduced significantly. The PT department is knowledgeable, friendly and made my recovery so much easier. The office staff is always professional and courteous. They always do...more
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Dr. Kalter is very nice, he has alot of empathy and listens. I would recommend him to family and friends. Also the staff is very friendly and accomodating. They are all very nice. Very nice office.
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