Dr. Prem Chatpar, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

East Coast Rheumatology 524 Old Country Rd Plainview, NY 11803 Get Directions
Dr. Prem Chatpar, MD

Dr. Prem Chatpar, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Plainview, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Chatpar is affiliated with Plainview Hospital.

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Dr. Chatpar's Reviews

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3.2
based on 54 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Chatpar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Massapequa Park, NY |
Dr. Chatpar has been seeing me for joint issues that have worsened while under his care. During the past five years i have struggled each and every time i had a visit with him. Only after searching my medical file online with my insurance company did i discover that i had ankylosing spondylitis, a form of RA. Seems he was too busy to tell me that and as a result my conditioned worsened considerably. My advise, stay away!!
Massapequa, NY |
Terrible office!!! Go elsewhere!!! The office placed another patient before my scheduled time ahead of me. To make matters worse, I already filled out paperwork ahead of time, which didn't stop them from keeping me waiting 2 hours, without the doctor even seeing me!!! The office has no organization, structure, or concern for their patients time!! The women next to my room was equally appalled at how it was taking 3 hours just to get a script for bloodwork, which they send you out for!!
in Massapequa, NY |
Average wait is 1 1/2 to 2 hours, time spent with Doctor is about 3mins, maybe. 1hr in waiting room, 30-45 mins in examine room, 2 mins with nurse, 5-10 mins with PA. Doc sees you twice a year, you mostly see a PA. Office staff sent blood work to wrong lab. Spent 5 months following up to correct staff error for $500 lab bill sent to wrong lab n not covered under insurance. Last appt, sat for 1hr 15mins before told me PA wasn't there after taking copay for visit. Met others with similar experienc
in Bellmore, NY |
I see Dr. Marianna Gertsberg M.D. She is AMAZING!!! She definitely cares about her patients. From the first time I went there she has always listened to my concerns and actually tries to take care of it, not like other doctors I have been to even my primary doctor who every time I have gone to makes you wait hours only to be blown off and rushed out feeling the same. Dr. Gertsberg is very knowledgeable. She always has my meds called in asap. If you need to see her she will always fit you in!
Massapequa Park, NY |
Called several times for lab test results & my calls were never returned. I was told by office staff that would be discussed at my next visit which is 3 months away. This is unacceptable. I had scan done there and had to wait until my next visit 5 weeks to find out something is not normal. This is poor medical practice. I did get a call to remind me of my next appointment & the amount my copay would. For that they call !!! Unbelievable
in Garden City, NY |
Dr. Chatpar is a smart guy and he knows his stuff. That being said he only really sees you on your first visit or two. After that you are in the hands of one of his PA's and he takes little or no part in your treatment. To add insult to injury you have to wait a really long time to not even see him. Its a shame because he could be a great doctor but seems to care more about making money than helping people.
Port Washington, NY |
Horrible. Perscriptions forgotten to be called in, and test results not given back only to later find out bad news that could have been assisted earlier. Very dissapointed in the care the office gives their patients. Go somewhere else !!
in Jericho, NY |
kind, considerate, incredible bedside manner, intelligent, articulate, very well versed in medicine and therapeutic agents, Dr. Chatpar never fails to respond, and his response always is fantastic. My wife was suffering in the hospital. No doctor there knew what to do. They called in Dr. Chatpar, and regardless of the cliche sound, he was a miracle worker. He listened, he studied, and most importantly he acted with decisiveness. He is only topped by his own office staff. Thank you Dr. Chatpar!
East Northport, NY |
drs. are dedicated and concerned. Office staff is amazing, helpful and go out of their way for patients.
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Dr. Chatpar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Chatpar has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (2/13/2013)
    • Amount or Range: Below average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11803
    • State: New York
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate