Dr. Zvi Alpern, MD

Dr. Zvi Alpern, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Zvi Alpern, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Hebrew U-Hadassah Med, Jerusalem in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

48 Route 25A Ste 307

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Alpern's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

83  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Manometry

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

  • Hebrew U-Hadassah Med, Jerusalem
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Hadassa Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Boston Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • St Vincents Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alpern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alpern's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alpern to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Alpern's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Unprofessional. Working because he has to. Resentful of his irresponsible lifestyle. I'm not his psychiatrist and I am surely not going to be his patient.
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Dr. Alpert was consulted to care for my mother during a recent hospitalization. As a healthcare professional, I appreciated his thoroughness. He fully explained everything,. After speaking with him, I felt very comfortable hat he was involved in her care. We contacted his office a couple of...more
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