Dr. Phyllis August, MD

Dr. Phyllis August, MD

Nephrology •  Female • Age 67

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Phyllis August, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in New York, NY. She is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. August to book an appointment.


Locations

Weill Cornell Nephrology & Hypertension Center

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(212) 235-1519
Weill Cornell Nephrology & Hypertension Center424 E 70th St New York, NY 10021
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Likelihood to recommend Dr. August

5.0

Based on 28 ratings

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Dr August is an excellent provider. She listens carefully and provides reasonable solutions. She’s very compassionate and actually cares about her patients as if they were family. I highly recommend her.
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David M – Sep 23, 2020
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Dr August is the Best in her field!!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jaime Martí – Sep 13, 2020
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Clear, comprehensive and compassionate
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Daniel Skupski – Jun 18, 2020
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Dr. August listens and communicates clearly. I hold her in the highest esteem. I could not be in better hands. She has always been there for me and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her
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Phyllis Goldberg – May 22, 2020
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The most compassionate, knowledgeable doctors. Spends time with patients and really listens. Follows up with an email or phone call. I have been seeing Dr. August since I was 19 and now at 54. She saved my life more then once!!! ??
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Hayley – May 10, 2020
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I've been seeing her since 2016, and she is the best doctor I've ever met! Thanks to her advice, my life is stable.
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Mar 29, 2020
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Wonderful caring listens advises personable knowledgeable Soft spoken but firm Can’t praise her enough...
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Virginia N – Mar 06, 2020
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Outstanding as always. Thorough, knowledgeable and patient.
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Feb 19, 2020
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Rosemarie the nurse practitioner and Dr August were through and thoughtful. Immediately made me feel comfortable and are obviously brilliant clinicians!
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Amy T – Jan 15, 2020
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Brilliant physician. Thinks about every patient. Very current on research and information.
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Jan 12, 2020
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Dr. August is a remarkable physician in every way!
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 12, 2020
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She is a fantastic Doctor and gives superb care!
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Dec 19, 2019
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Amazing doctor. Seen her for years
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Dec 11, 2019
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Dr. August is the definition of superb doctor! I have been her patient for 34 years. She is the most caring, compassionate and knowledgeable doctor. She is the best!
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Mindy Caruso – Nov 17, 2019
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The best doctor I have ever been associated with.
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Steven Cohen – Nov 16, 2019
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Excellent and exemplary
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Nov 16, 2019
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Dr. August is an incredible doctor and person, she is extremely caring and sensitive to her patients needs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Nov 03, 2019
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She is the very best. Smart, caring and accomplished. A really extraordinary doctor!!
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James D. Zirin – Aug 11, 2019
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Excellent--Dr. August is a one of a kind doctor.She is caring and thoughtful, and professional. She makes you feel well cared for. When you go to her you know you have gone to the best
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Helen B Kimberly – Aug 05, 2019
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Superb
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Adam Holender in New York – Jul 28, 2019
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. August's conditions and procedures:

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound

About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Ny And Presby Hp Cornell Campus
Residency Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average