Dr. Sheldon Blau, MD
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Rheumatology | Male

Biography

Dr. Sheldon Blau, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Massapequa, NY. He is 81 years old and has been practicing for 56 years. Dr. Blau is affiliated with NYU Winthrop Hospital.

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    Dr. Blau's Reviews

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    4.1
    based on 12 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    Dr. Blau's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    in West Babylon, NY |
    Great experience. Great doctor! Took all of the time necessary to help me and made me feel very comfortable. When I expressed my concern with pain medications he provided me with some natural options.
    in Manhasset, NY |
    Outstanding physician. Compassionate, considerate, an expert in his field. Gives patient a lot of attention and speaks in real language. Great sense of humor. Very accessible and outstanding follow through. Must NEVER retire. Keeps me going. Aware of dietary and lifestyle-based treatment,; not just a drug shiller.
    Riverhead, NY |
    recommended plaquinal even though I had optic neuritis and I fell constantly, placquinal toxicity and am now pretty crippled
    in Plainview, NY |
    dr blau is honestly the best dr i have ever went to in almost 50 years!!! he spends time n listens n asks a ton of questions!!! i have been to over 100 doctors in my life!! hes the best!!! thx steve winkoff
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    Was recommended by my physician. I was surprised at the office conditions. It seems as it hasn't been touched since the 70's. Long wait time to be seen and didn't feel like the doctor spent enough time and I was just another patient of the day. No follow up after testing by him or staff.
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Rheumatology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Malaise and Fatigue
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

      Graduated in 1961

    • Internship Hospital
      Montefiore Medical Center

      Completed in 1962

    • Residency Hospital
      Montefiore Medical Center

      Completed in 1963

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Einstein

      Completed in 1965

    • Undergraduate School
      City College Of New York

      Graduated in 1957

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Procedures Performed

    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection