Dr. Patricia Tan, MD

Dr. Patricia Tan, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Patricia Tan, MD is a pediatric rehabilitation specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in pediatric rehabilitation and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Rehabilitation and Regenerative

180 Fort Washington Ave # 199

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Cerebral Palsy
more than 80% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 46% of peers
Gait Abnormality
more than 23% of peers

Dr. Tan'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. Tan "Patricia Tan, M.D. specializes in the rehabilitation of children with special needs. These include children with neurological, musculoskeletal, developmental, and complex medical disorders. She cares for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, traumatic or anoxic brain injury, muscular dystrophy, chronic pain syndromes, spasticity, drooling, torticollis and plagiocephaly. She has expertise in botulinum toxin (Botox) injections for spasticity management and also to control excessive drooling; Phenol and Ethanol injections for spasticity, and the management of intrathecal baclofen pumps. She works very closely with a multidisciplinary team of pediatric specialists, nurses, therapists, and orthotists who collaborate to improve each child's function. Her approach emphasizes early intervention, overseeing a continuum of care and providing family-centered care.



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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

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

91  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Stroke
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adult Spina Bifida
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brainstem Strokes
  • Bursitis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Cytoplasmic Body Myopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Developmental Delay
  • Distal Myopathy
  • Distal Myopathy With Vocal Cord Weakness
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Erb's Palsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hypotonia - Failure to Thrive - Microcephaly
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
  • Lipid Storage Myopathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker Type
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Late-Onset
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Myopathy
  • Myopathy, Congenital, Batten Turner Type
  • Myopathy, Early-Onset With Fatal Cardiomyopathy
  • Myopathy, Limb-Girdle, With Bone Fragility
  • Myopathy, X-Linked With Postural Muscle Atrophy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Spina Bifida
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sialorrhea
  • Spastic Gait
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stroke
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Amputation


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10  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.


  • The Royal And Pontifical University of Santo Tomas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Long Island Jewish Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Filipino
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tan to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 3
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Dr. Tan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Tan has provided my son with excellent care. She is comprehensive, patient and mindful in her examinations and clinical recommendations. She has provided stellar care for our son who has complex needs.
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Helpful, knowledgeable, truth in providing guidance. Excellent !!!
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Dr. Tan took the time to listen to all my concerns. She gave me great suggestions of what steps to take and options. I appreciate her time.
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Not only is Dr. Tan an extremely knowledgeable doctor, but I have never met a more compassionate and caring doctor, ever! She thoroughly examined our little girl, and gave us every possible option to improve her condition, working with us to avoid lengthening surgery at all costs! She offered...more
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Dr. Tan is a wonderful, thorough, compassionate and caring physician. She treats my developmentally disabled sister with kindness and dignity. She has made a world of difference in my sisters quality of life.
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