Dr. Penina Burnstein, MD

Dr. Penina Burnstein, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
(13)
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Dr. Penina Burnstein, MD is a dermatologist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in dermatology.

1318 52nd St

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Contact Information

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)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Burnstein'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

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

40  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burnstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burnstein's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burnstein to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Burnstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She rushed my appointment and I felt like I couldn't ask her any of my questions/concerns that I had. I waited about 2 hours just to have a 2 minute consultation and for her to say " see me again in 2-3 weeks" Seems like she schedules a lot people, but doesn't have enough time for them. Overall, I...more
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AVOID. I waited 1.5 hours before being escorted into an exam room to wait some more. During that time, I heard every patient complain, loudly, about long wait times. I witnessed the receptionist argue with patients, mix up one patient's insurance card with another patient's paperwork, and tell a...more
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