Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD

Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD

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Age 71
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Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Jawaharlal Institute Of Post-Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University in 1970 and specializes in endocrinology and internal medicine.Read his story

1704 Mermaid Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11224

Contact Information

(718) 265-0900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 14 More

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

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Diabetes Type 2
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giridharan treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Giridharan treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giridharan treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Giridharan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giridharan treats Hypothyroidism more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Giridharan treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Giridharan's conditions and procedures:

Asthma and Immunology Care
Chronic Care Management
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Family Planning Services
Female Infertility
Foot Care
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Infertility
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Obesity
Obesity Counseling
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pheochromocytoma
Physical Therapy
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Proteinuria
Retina Diseases
Turner Syndrome

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan is an Endocrinologist serving the Brooklyn area for more than 40 years. Dr. Giridharan is experienced in Immunizations, Work/School/Travel Exams and Diabetic Care."

Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1970
    Jawaharlal Institute Of Post-Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University
    Medical School
    1970

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

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3.5

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
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First two visits I waited over 2 hours past my appointment time to see him. I felt he was a poor listener and preoccupied with his departure from the office. The third time I waited over 2 1/2 hours past my appointment time but did not get to see him. Why? At that point he came out and told his...Read More
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Locations

A Merryland Health Center

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
HealthFirst
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
SelectHealth
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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