Dr. Michael Gurfinkel, DO

Dr. Michael Gurfinkel, DO

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
15 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Dr. Gurfinkel specializes in Cardiology and practices in Garden City, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Gurfinkel's Reviews

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4.9
based on 15 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Gurfinkel'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 Reviews (2)
in HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK |
OMG!! I LOVE DR. GURFINKEL BECAUSE HE IS AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR!! HE SAVED MY MOTHER'S LIFE 3 TIMES!! HER NAME WAS JOHNNIE MAE WASHINGTON!! WHEN WE LOST HER IN AUGUST OF 2007, HE WAS SO PERSONAL WITH MY FAMILY!! HE KEPT VISITING AND CHECKING ON HER EVEN THOUGH SHE WAS IN A COMA FOR 90DAYS!! HE SENT FLOWERS TO HER FUNERAL!! HE IS JUST AN AMAZING GIFT FROM GOD TO OUR FAMILY!! WE LOVE HIM SOOOO MUCH!! HE IS SUCH AN AWESOME CARDIOLOGIST!! YESSSS I RECOMMEND HIM TO THE WORLD!! HE IS ALSO MY DOCTOR
in East Meadow, NY |
Dr. Gurfinkel is a kind, compassionate, knowledgeable professional who treats his patients as if they were family. He personally calls you with your blood test results and is always available to answer any questions you might have. I would highly recommend him
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Dr. Gurfinkel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure