Dr. Robert Polofsky, DO
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Dr. Robert Polofsky, DO

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Family Medicine | Male

Care Philosophy

MIgraines, depression

Biography

Dr. Robert Polofsky, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Amityville, NY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Polofsky is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital, Southside Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

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    Dr. Polofsky's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polofsky to family and friends
    3.7
    based on 18 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Polofsky's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    Amityville, NY |
    Absolutely horrible Dr's office. I would not have bothered to write this review if i was not a health care professional and so incredibly appalled by the way this practice handles itself. There is ALWAYS a billing error and my insurance in consistently over charged. There is ALWAYS over an hour-long wait after your appointment time. The office is filthy, archaic, and some rooms look like they're being used as a storage room for the owner's personal belongings. Do yourself a favor and avoid.Gross
    in Babylon, NY |
    Dr. Polofsky is a caring,knowledgeable,highly professional doctor who listens and diagnosis accurately.. I have been his patient for many years and I highly recommend him. h
    in N y |
    Great doctor that takes his time , Real nice person also, I have Ben his patient for 25 years , G Alfred Nelson .......
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    Dr. Polofsky's Care Philosophy

    MIgraines, depression

    Dr. Polofsky'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 and Family Practice/OMT
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Family Practice
    • Family Practice/OMT

    Conditions Treated

    • Allergies
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Suburban Gen Hosp

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook

      Graduated in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Polish
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • General Medical Practice

    Procedures Performed

    • Allergy Testing
    • Cardiac Angiography
    • Neuro Interventions