Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD

Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Giridharan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Giridharan "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."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Asthma and Immunology Care
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Foot Care
  • Immunization
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Physical Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Swaminathan Giridharan, MD
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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