Dr. Stuart Saftchick, MD

Dr. Stuart Saftchick, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Stuart Saftchick, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from New York Med in 1985 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

1387 Castle Hill Ave

Bronx, NY 10462

Contact Information

(718) 931-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
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Dr. Saftchick's Experience

Dr. Saftchick's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Saftchick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Saftchick "Dr. Saftchick is a highly seasoned and regarded internist. His friendly demeanor and well known for his bedside manner enhances an environment of trust between patient and doctor. Doctor Saftchick has a high regard for the sacredness of the doctor patient relationship and makes every patient feel like they are his only patient. The Doctor has 30 years of experience; has been trained in highly respected institutions and holds a faculty appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SINAI."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saftchick "As a general internist, and primary care physician- I place emphasis on a comprehensive approach to the patient as an individual and view illness in terms of its relation to the entire body- as opposed to specialists who view an illness in terms of only the organ system they treat. If there is something going on in your body that I am not sure about- I know the right people who can take care of the problem, and will refer accordingly."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

82  Conditions Treated


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13  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.


  • College Phys/Surg, Sf
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • New York Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Elmhurst City Hospital Mt Sinai
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center Mt Sinai
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saftchick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saftchick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saftchick to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Saftchick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Please don't go to this doctor, he makes you do a bunch of text that you really don't need just for him to get money. And he doesn't know how to explain whats going on with you
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Old style practice that won't even consult with you over the phone after being a patient for two years - even when immobilized with a stress fracture. Dr. Saftckick seems like is is guessing more often than given you a diagnosis. Very underwhelmed with how the receptionists treated me. I had to...more
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Dr. Saftchick does provide telephone consults, however, very often the request is for a referral to a specialist or a request for a prescription refill when the patient has not been seen in over 6 months or some other prolonged time period. The doctor is mindful of financial and time constraints placed on patients these days, however, he will not compromise on his standards and allow these constraints to affect the quality of care that he delivers.

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Very good for years I been going to doctor SAFTCHICK very nice and to the point where you must go and when he will never tell you something wrong he will double check before thank god for Doctor SAFTCHICK the Bronx knows that god bless his office and the people that work with him he saved my...more
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fats appointment, great bedside manner
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