Dr. Sharon Kolasinski, MD

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Dr. Sharon Kolasinski, MD

Dr. Sharon Kolasinski, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Kolasinski is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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    Dr. Kolasinski's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolasinski to family and friends
    3.1
    based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Kolasinski's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    in Millville, NJ |
    Dr. Kolasinski was very unprofessional. I saw her only one time and during that visit she rushed me, and did not take my concerns seriously because of my age. She felt I was depressed and suggested that I take Antidepressants and talk with a therapist. Turns out I have RA and other autoimmune issues that are currently playing a huge factor in my inability to function well, even at my age. I would NOT recommend her.
    in Bridgewater, NJ |
    Considerate, smart clinician. Always helpful, responds quickly, very thorough.
    in Downingtown, PA |
    My experience was identical to two people who recently posted to this site. My complaints were dismissed out of hand. She refused my request to examine my feet, saying "we" don't care about that, because of an old injury there. Lab reports were ignored & it seemed she couldn't comprehend the complexity of the problem. Her recommendation? To exercise and eat right. I waited to post a rating to this site; I was sure she was wrong. This week I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis-Pyrrhic victory.
    Philadelphia, PA |
    Poor bedside manner; arrogant and condescending; she dismissed all of my complaints - completely disregarding my chief complaint (literally DID NOT ADDRESS THEM) - all because I am young and otherwise healthy based on my labs. Instead, she decided to focus on the very mild and controlled anxiety that I have experienced in the past, and decided a psychological exam would be in my best interest.
    in Philadelphia, PA |
    Rude, inconsiderate, has a major chip on her shoulder. You don't dare question anything, or ask for explanations. She sneered at both of my previous rheumatologists, very unprofessional. She insisted on giving me a neuro exam, then told me that based on her exam, my neurologist was wrong, and that I was imagining all my symptoms. What arrogance!
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    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dry Eyes
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Muscle Weakness
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      New York University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Temple University Hospital
    • Fellowship Hospital
      New York University Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection