Dr. Sotir Polena, MD

Dr. Sotir Polena, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Sotir Polena, MD is a cardiology specialist in Huntington, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from State University of Tirana in 1995 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

172 E Main St

Huntington, NY 11743

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology

62  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Ulcer

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28  Procedures

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

  • State University of Tirana
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Lenox Hill Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Lenox Hill Heart Vasc Inst
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Albanian
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polena's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polena to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Polena's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

OFFICE STAFF / incompetent & unprofessional !!! WARNING :
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Dr Polena did a cardiac catherization at Huntington Hospital. He was so warm, professional and good that I would recommend anyone to him.
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The office staff is nasty and unreliable. After being hospitalized for a syncopal episode, the front desk staff told me to follow up with my PCP. I obviously didn't feel comfortable with that so I left a voicemail for the office manager who called me back minutes later and asked me to come in...more
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