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Dr. Robert Ruggiero, MD

Family Medicine •  Male • Age 71

Dr. Ruggiero

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126 E Main St Ste 1 East Islip, NY 11730
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Dr. Robert Ruggiero, MD is a family medicine specialist in East Islip, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1974 and specializes in family medicine.

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Dr. Ruggiero accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Ruggiero's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination

Dr. Ruggiero's Reviews

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Dr. Ruggiero listens very carefully to his patients. He explains everything in simple layman's terms so you can understand clearly what is wrong. He is also a very caring individual. I highly recommend Dr. Ruggiero.
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I have been patient for MANY years i would and i have recommend him to both my family and friends. He definitely takes his time with you just as he did with patient before and will with patient after you. I dread the day he retires i dont know what my family will do
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Would highly recommend, Great bed side manor, and good listener, Goes over your med history and makes sure your up to dat on all your age appropriate test and health risks. He takes his time with you.
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he spends time with you reviews your history and asks questions and answers all your questions, he also addresses your life style and its effects on your health, I feel he treats you the person and not just the syptoms
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A1 Best Dr. and Staff. Highly Recommended!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Ruggiero, MD is a family medicine specialist in East Islip, NY and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1974 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

1977
Southside Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Albany Medical College
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average