Dr. Richard Strongwater, MD

Dr. Richard Strongwater, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(15)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Strongwater, MD is a family medicine specialist in Pleasantville, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

North Star Medical Group

180 Marble Ave

Pleasantville, NY 10570
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Strongwater's Experience

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Dr. Strongwater's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Strongwater's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Strongwater "Dr. Richard Strongwater is a board certified Family Medicine physician who provides primary care and travel medicine services in Pleasantville, New York. He attended S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical School and did his internship and residency at Overlook Hospital, a major teaching affiliate of Columbia University. Dr. Strongwater holds a certificate in Travel Medicine from the International Society of Travel Medicine. He works with numerous missionaries from around the world. He is also licensed to give Yellow Fever vaccine. He sees Family Medicine patients in his private practice office."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Strongwater "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. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

238  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • 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.

Education

  • Suny University of New York Upstate Medical University Syracuse
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Overlook Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Overlook Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strongwater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Strongwater is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Strongwater's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strongwater to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Strongwater's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Strongwater is an excellent physician and previously it was very easy and convenient to make an appointment, however, since joining with NY Presbyterian the policy is if you were a prior patient seen more than 2 or 3 years ago, you need to first make an appointment for the consultation, then...more
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The best doctor I have ever gone too. Very understanding and nice.
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