Dr. Neal Dunkelman, MD

Dr. Neal Dunkelman, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(42)
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Dr. Neal Dunkelman, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Middletown, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read his story

42 Rykowski Ln

Middletown, NY 10941

Contact Information

(845) 695-2131

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Dunkelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dunkelman "2015 ranked #12 out of 1244 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians in New York State by Healthgrades"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dunkelman "Patients with chronic pain often become disabled in the pursuit of gaining relief from their pain. My philosophy in pain treatment is based on experience that patients suffer more when their functioning and quality of life are impaired. My goal is to increase the functional ability of each patient to the highest possible level. With years of experience i have the responsibility to diagnose and manage chronic pain while maximizing the benefits and minimizing the adverse effects of treatment."
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Disability Evaluation
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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

  • Bucknell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Nyu Downtown Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dunkelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dunkelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dunkelman to family and friends
3.9
based on 42 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Dunkelman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

in NEW HAMPTON |
Wonderful experience, and great doctor!
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in New Windsor, NY |
Dr. Dunkelman has been a great doctor. He really listens to the patients symptoms and tries his best to help make daily life enjoyable for someone experiencing pain. I never feel nervous or anxious when visiting him and he always makes me feel comfortable.
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Goshen, NY |
A great doctor in the area.
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in Cumming, GA |
I'm a hospital Critical Care RN. I would not send my worst enemy to him. He doesn't listen to his patients nor does he make eye contact. And he makes sarcastic comments. I would never use him or recommend him.
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in Vero Beach, FL |
Excellent caring doc great physical therapy center. Had to go back to Florida where there is no doc liket hat at all.
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Dr. Dunkelman accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Federal Employee Program
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
    State Employees Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI EPO
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Fidelis Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care HMO
    MVP Health Care PPO
    MVP Preferred EPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
    Liberty Plan HMO
    Oxford Health Plans HMO
    Oxford Health Plans POS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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