Dr. Steven Kobren, MD

Dr. Steven Kobren, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 61

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Dr. Steven Kobren, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Great Neck, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island and NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kobren to book an appointment.

Locations

NYU Langone Great Neck Medical

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(516) 240-9872
NYU Langone Great Neck Medical488 Great Neck Rd Ste 300 Great Neck, NY 11021
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Hospital Highlight

Affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kobren

4.0

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1 Star
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What went well
  • Listened & answered questions (41)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (40)
  • Explained conditions well (39)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (11)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (10)
  • Long wait times (9)
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Yes, Dr. Kobren is quick but you just know he is looking at everything. He is caring and if you have a question he will stop and answer. Just bring a list. I would like to have Dr. Kobren as my primary care physician but I am not sure if he has the time. He knows me better than anyone. He is one terrific, caring and intelligent Drs I have ever met. Everyone in his staff is fantastic!!
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Barbara Solomon Rivera – Feb 22, 2021
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Dr Kobren is a truly special doctor - amazing diagostician! I was looking for a new doctor and I researched him after friends recommended him I like that he is a Professor at NYU Medical School and still teaches there. He is fast, but thorough.When I recently had a complicated medical issue, he made me feel like I was the only patient in his practice! Couldnt ask for anything more- so grateful to be under his care. I have sent alot of my friends to him and they all have had similar experiences. Simply the best
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Oct 31, 2020
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Very good diagnostician but office has changed and feels like a factory. Everything is rushed now including visits with him. It’s just not the same
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
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Jul 27, 2020
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I am not a patient of Dr. Kobren and visited him for a second opinion. Despite this, he showed sincere interest in my concerns, listened patiently and looked carefully at the records I brought. He examined me and had me take an EKG. After looking at the results, Dr. Kobren concurred with my doctor's judgment and action and told me that there is no need to worry. He explained the situation clearly and reassured me. He was very kind and told me to call or visit if I have any questions in the future. The office staff was also very kind, professional, and organized. I walked out of the office with a big smile and it was noticed by several staff members who smiled at me and expressed their good wishes. Thank you very much. I highly recommend Dr. Kobren for his many admirable qualities as a doctor!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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George B. (East Meadow) – Jul 27, 2019
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He has a very limited bedside manner. No one for small talk, but that said, this man is absolutely excellent. Pays great attention to details, great followup via calls and emails and really seems to pay strong attention to test results. Highly recommended.
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Lethia Wooten – Apr 21, 2019
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Highly recommend. I always trust his diagnosis. Gordana
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Gordana in Great Neck, NY – Jan 03, 2019
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Dr. Kobren is an incredible doctor and has a bedside manner rarely seen in today’s physicians.
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Jericho, NY – Oct 29, 2018
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Dr. Kobren has been my Primary Care physician for 20 years. I was referred to him when I had a chest cold and upon asking to do a full exam as a new patient he discovered a tumor in my breast which we found to be malignant. He saved my life. He has taken care of my entire family ever since. There is no better doctor, diagnostician, caring human being. My family has since moved out of state but we continue to stay in touch because there is NO ONE we trust more.
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Lisa in Bethesda, Md – Jan 21, 2018
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Simply the best. Caring, competent, thorough. His office staff is wonderful and work together to get you through tests promptly and comfortably. Highly recommended.
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Maureen in Franklin Square – Nov 22, 2017
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Dr KOBREN is one of the best cardiologist I have ever gone to. He is professional and very direct with his patients, however he makes sure you understand everything before he leaves you. His staff is very professional and caring. He is one of the best diagnostician I have ever met.
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Great Neck, NY – Nov 21, 2017
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I been a patient of Dr. Kobren for over 10 years. He's my primary physician. He has always shown a sensitivity and concern that is rare in today's health care mess. He has always given me a thorough examination and time to hear my concerns. His access is remarkable and I never had a problem reaching him in a reasonable time. He invokes a great deal of confidence and a level of security knowing that he's your advocate. He's the only one I would want in a real emergency situation.
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Jay Raubvogel in Mineola, NY – Nov 05, 2017
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Dr. Kobren easied my worry when I had severe post-op swelling and greatly fluctuating high blood pressure by changing my medication slightly and peforming all necessary tests to tell if this was just a temporary problem or evidence of heart disease. His staff is extremely courteous, professional and well-educated. His phelbotomists (draws blood) get my very small veins on the first try with minimal discomfort.
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Carole S. in Little Neck, NY – Jul 22, 2016
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I had life threatening hyper tension at 32 yrs old. I was a personal trainer with no symptoms and therefore was misdiagnosed by my doctors for several annual visits. By the time it was caught, I had damage to the walls of my heart and my bp was not responding to the 1st several meds. I then started seeing Dr. Kobren and he had my bp under control within the 1st 4 weeks. I am now 44 years old, healthy and without question, would trust Dr. Kobren with my life (literally).
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Colleen Neary in Merrick, NY – Jun 13, 2016
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Dr. Kobren is simply the best! He is very accommodating and always makes time to see me (even if it's on the same day) if I need to come in. I have great confidence in his expertise, and he has handled both simple and complex issues I've had with excellence. Can't recommend enough!
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New York, NY – Apr 18, 2016
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Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kobren's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kobren performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kobren performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kobren treats Chest Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kobren treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kobren performs Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kobren performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kobren's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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 Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(516) 240-9872

Dr. Kobren accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Elderplan
EmblemHealth
GHI
Fidelis Care
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Health Net
HIP Health Plan of New York
Humana
MagnaCare
Medicare
MultiPlan
MVP Health Care
Oxford Health Plans
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Vytra Health Plans

About Me

Care Philosophy

CredentialsPositionsClinical ProfessorDepartment of MedicineMedical DirectorNYU Langone Great Neck MedicalBoard CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal...Read more

Biography

One of Americas Top Doctors by Castle ConnollyOne of Long Islands Top Doctors by Newsday

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1988
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, Internal Medicine Long Island Jewish Med Ctr, Cardiovascular Diseases
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Steven Kobren, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (516) 240-9872, and for other questions, call (516) 482-6747.

Does Dr. Steven Kobren, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kobren has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Steven Kobren, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Steven Kobren, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kobren's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Steven Kobren, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kobren frequently treats Electrocardiogram (EKG), Chest Pain, and Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kobren treats.

Where is Dr. Steven Kobren, MD's office located?

Dr. Kobren's office is located at 488 Great Neck Rd Ste 300, Great Neck, NY 11021. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Steven Kobren, MD speak?

Dr. Kobren speaks Russian, Spanish, and Hebrew. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kobren is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island

Mineola, NY

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital

New York, NY

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

St. Francis Hospital

Roslyn, NY

87% Patient Experience Rating, 18% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)