Dr. Robert Fafalak, MD

Dr. Robert Fafalak, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Fafalak, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

36 W 9th St Apt 1

New York, NY 10011

Contact Information

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
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Joint Drainage
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fafalak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fafalak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fafalak to family and friends
4.3
based on 26 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Fafalak's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Patchogue, NY
I have been seeing Dr. Fafalak for many years after spending so much time trying to find a doctor who could effectively diagnose and manage my RA issues. Not only has he managed to find the right medication overtime, I am now in full remission. We have worked together over the last few years to...more
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in New York, NY
Excellent Dr and Rheumatologist.
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