Dr. Paul Gazzara, MD

Dr. Paul Gazzara, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Paul Gazzara, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1983 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

3589 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10308

Contact Information

(718) 966-3700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

208  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Staten Island University Hospital-South
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Staten Island University Hospital-South
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Gazzara, MD
Rare to find a real doctor these days when most doctors just care about volume just for copays however Dr. G is caring and listens well along with one of the best diagnostitions I've ever met true that you wait longer than expected however just like the old saying "You get what you pay for"...YOU...Read More
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Robert in Staten island, NY – Sep 05, 2018
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Dr. G has been my primary care physician for the past 15 years. I fully trust him and all the doctors at South Shore Physicians. I feel confident and satisfied with the care and concern he has shown. And it doesn't hurt that he is a super nice man. I don't think that a better MD exists in...Read More
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Mike B in Staten Island, NY – Oct 04, 2016
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Hes very amiable and nice but to get an appointment with him even as a patient for over 10 years is very hard and waiting in his office for over 2 hours is the norm
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