Dr. Michael Gurfinkel, DO

Dr. Michael Gurfinkel, DO

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Cardiology  ·  
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46 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Michael Gurfinkel, DO is a cardiology specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Island Wide Medical Associates, PC

1401 Franklin Ave

Garden City, NY 11530
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • 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)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Gurfinkel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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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

  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gurfinkel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NYU Winthrop Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Gurfinkel is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Gurfinkel's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gurfinkel to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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 Comments (5)

Dr. Gurfinkel has been my Dad's doctor for many years. My Dad has not been a well man but Dr. Gurfinkel has been amazing with keep on top of my Dad's issues and helping me keep him as well as possible. He really cares and takes the time to speak with me on what the next steps are for my Dad. I am...more
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Dr. Gurfinkel, he is the Best Cardiologist, he listen to his patients and answer all my questions and concerns I will recommend him and also he is a beautiful person. I wish he is my cardiology for ever.
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I informed him about my shortness of breath and chest pain. I was told that I have a double heart beats and can live with that! Wrong!!!!! It wears your heart out!!!He totally misdiagnosed my heart condition!! It was another Dr. that diagnosed me correctly and had to have st2 stents put in...more
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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...more
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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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