Dr. Richard Steingart, MD

HematologyMaleAge 73

Hematology

Dr. Richard Steingart, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Springfield, MA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Steingart has extensive experience in Blood Disorders. He graduated from Tufts U, School of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Richard Steingart, MD

D'Amour Center For Cancer Care

3350 Main St Springfield, MA 1107 ()
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(413) 794-9338

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Dr. Steingart is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center Springfield, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Steingart

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Steingart treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Steingart treats other conditions, please contact the office at (413) 794-9338.

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Dr. Steingart is experienced in the area of Blood Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 26 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Bleeding Disorders
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Anemia
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
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Dr. Steingart's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Dr. Steingart accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Steingart's Reviews

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3.9

Based on 15 ratings

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Dr. Steingart treated my husband for 6 years. He is an incredible person and Doctor. I asked for a 2nd opinion early on, and he prepared a worksheet for me to take. (Dana Farber). After that appointment, I knew we were in the best hands possible for my husband's condition. D-F praised Dr. Steingart's methods of handling the case. I knew he would be our stabilizer. He was always there for us, answered all our questions and brought us through many crises. Even after my husband past, Dr. Steingart came to say good-bye to his now friend and give me the support I needed. I will never forget the kind ways he treated my husband throughout his illness. I will always be grateful to our Primary Care Physician for recommending such a special caring Oncologist. PS: If you read this: Thank you Dr. Steingart for the work you do so well. I will never forget you. A special "Thank You" from both Bob and I. Take care and Stay Safe.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Karen Adams – Dec 20, 2020
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I am a patient of Dr. Steingarts group. The physicians who have overseen my care have been great. Initially, Dr. Sliwa attended to my care, she was excellent! Presently, Dr. Brandt is overseeing my care, he his equally as wonderful and caring!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Susan Longtin – Nov 05, 2020
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I highly recommend Dr. Steingart. On my initial visit with him he spent so much time explaining my condition which is fairly complicated. He even drew pictures explaining my condition on a large sheet of paper while answering all my questions. He recommended appropriate bloodwork for me. He said he would call me in the evening with results and he did. He recommended a procedure to take and again called me in the evening with the results. I am so glad to be his patient. He is a wonderful doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Robert Mallett in South Hadley, MA – Jul 14, 2018
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Dr Steingart is a compassionate physician dedicated to the care of each of his patients. He will contact you personally with results of lab work or tests. I highly recommend him to others in need of his speciality.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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D. Dubreuil in Chicopee, MA – May 27, 2017
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Dr. Steingart, he often rushes me off the phone or out of the appointment. He acts as if he doesn't have the time to deal with me. When speaking to my mother he changes the story. Sometimes it takes days for me to get a prescription or phone call and when you have a chronic illness you don't have days. His staff often interrogates me which makes me uncomfortable. I am going to consider changing hematologist. My health is too important for this carelessness.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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May 26, 2017
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he barely spent a minute with me. Was backing away, answering questions curtly at the end. Got no answers. I am very sick and really need help. This is not a man who can do that, at least for me.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Robert in South Hadley – Feb 24, 2016
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Pompous,arrogant, rude man. doesn't do homework. blames other doctors. avoid if you can.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
9 people found this helpful
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roger perlman in florence,ma – Feb 02, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Richard Steingart, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Springfield, MA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Steingart has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1979
New England MC
Fellowship Hospital
1979
U Va Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1979
U Va Hosp
Residency Hospital
1977
U Va Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
Tufts U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Richard Steingart, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Richard Steingart, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Steingart frequently treats Blood Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Steingart specializes.

Where is Dr. Richard Steingart, MD's office located?

Dr. Steingart's office is located at 3350 Main St, Springfield, MA 1107. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

D'Amour Center For Cancer Care

Pioneer Valley Radiation Oncology PC3350 Main St Springfield, MA 1107
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Steingart is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Greenfield, MA

62% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Baystate Medical Center

Springfield, MA

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Baystate Wing Hospital

Palmer, MA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

Holyoke Medical Center

Holyoke, MA

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average