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We found 185 pediatricians who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield PPO near Long Island City, NY.

Dr. Oleh M Akchurin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology, General Pediatrics
505 E 70th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Oleh Akchurin works as a pediatric nephrologist and pediatrician. In addition to English, Dr. Akchurin (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Clinical interests for Dr. Akchurin include kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Akchurin is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He attended medical school at Vinnitsa National Medical University. His medical residency was performed at Buffalo General Hospital. Dr. Akchurin is an in-network provider for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Alison Norris Nephrology; Fellow Award of the NYAM / NY Society of Nephrology; and New York Society of Nephrology, Outstanding.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
99 University Place; 8th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bourne's area of specialization is general pediatrics. Dr. Bourne (or staff) speaks Spanish, Polish, and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, Dr. Bourne attended St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst.

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Dr. Lisa Sheryl Ipp, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
525 E 68th Street; # Ht-550
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lisa Ipp specializes in adolescent medicine and general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. She is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Ipp include menstrual disorders, adolescent gynecology, and acne. Dr. Ipp is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Ipp's education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ipp honors. Her distinctions include: Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Subcommittee on Vaccinations; Make a Wish Foundation of Metro New York, Medical Advisor; and Caron Addiction Medicine Program, Medical Advisor.

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Clinical interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Menstrual Disorders, Acne, General Care, Mental Health Issues

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Dr. Bruce Jay Brovender, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1559 York Avenue; Ground Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bruce Brovender specializes in general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Brovender (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. In Dr. Brovender's practice, he is particularly interested in immunization (preventive vaccines), ear infection, and asthma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Weill Cornell Medicine and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He attended the University of Bologna Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital for residency. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Brovender is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors and One of America's Top Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, Ear Infection, General Care, Infections, Asthma

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Dr. Michael Joseph Defeo, MD
Specializes in Other, General Pediatrics
40 Worth Street; Fourth Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Defeo is a general pediatrician in New York, NY. Dr. Defeo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Defeo's areas of expertise include general care. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. After attending Ross University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Defeo honors Coresource, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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Dr. Ayala Miller Miller, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
1559 York Avenue; Ground Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ayala Wegman is a pediatrician. She has a special interest in immunization (preventive vaccines) and general care. Dr. Wegman is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Wegman attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Wegman include: Johns Hopkins University- Graduated with General and Departmental Honors; J. Edmund and Kathryn Bradley Award for Excellence in Pediatrics; and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition to English, Dr. Wegman (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, General Care

Dr. Joseph C Licata, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
186 East 76th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Licata is a general pediatrician. Dr. Licata's areas of expertise include immunization (preventive vaccines) and general care. He accepts Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at Lenox Hill Hospital for residency. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Licata (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

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Clinical interests: Immunization, General Care

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Dr. Maura Diane Frank, MD
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics
525 E 68th Street; Rm M-610
New York, NY
 

Dr. Maura Frank's areas of specialization are adolescent medicine and general pediatrics; she sees patients in New York, NY. Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frank accepts. She attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Frank has received professional recognition including the following: One of America's Top Doctors and Senior List (award for medical student teaching excellence), Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Frank (or staff) speaks Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Dr. Danielle D Taylor, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
21 West 86th Street; Westside Pediatrics - West 86th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Danielle Taylor works as a pediatrician. Dr. Taylor's clinical interests include general care. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Before completing her residency at Schneider Children's Hospital, Dr. Taylor attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
301 East 17th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. John Ervoes works as a pediatrician. Dr. Ervoes (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Dr. Ervoes attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Ervoes is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare HMO, and Child Health Plus. He has received the distinction of the University of Pittsburgh Pediatrics Department Award for Excellence in Pediatrics. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in General Pediatrics
217 Grand Street; 5th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Michael Lee practices general pediatrics. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed his residency training at Jacobi Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and 1199 insurance. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Dr. Judith Ann Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease, General Pediatrics
1559 York Avenue; Ground Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Judith Goldstein specializes in adult infectious disease and general pediatrics. Before performing her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Goldstein attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Coresource, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Goldstein has received include One of America's Top Doctors; New York Super Doctors; and Worldwide Who's Who - Expert resource for inclusion in the top 101 industries experts 2015 2). In addition to English, Dr. Goldstein (or staff) speaks Hungarian, Romanian, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Weill Cornell Medicine, South Nassau Communities Hospital, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

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Dr. Carole Eva Gervais, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
200 West 57th Street; 15th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Carole Gervais specializes in general pediatrics and practices in New York, NY. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Gervais is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Gervais trained at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Benjamin Michael Ledewitz, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2315 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Ledewitz is a pediatrician in New York, NY. These areas are among Dr. Ledewitz's clinical interests: immunization (preventive vaccines), ear infection, and general care. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Respiratory Infection, Immunization, Ear Infection, General Care

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Dr. Chloe Eleanor Rowe, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
215 East 85th Street; Weill Cornell Medicine Primary Care - East Side
New York, NY
 

Dr. Chloe Rowe specializes in general pediatrics. She is conversant in Spanish. In her practice, Dr. Rowe focuses on general care. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Rowe's medical residency was performed at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rowe honors.

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Clinical interests: General Care

Dr. May Kaitlyn Chung, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
12 West 72nd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. May Chu practices general pediatrics in New York, NY. She has indicated that her clinical interests include general care. Dr. Chu honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. She studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York Hospital Queens, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for residency. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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What is General Pediatrics?

General Pediatrics is defined simply as the medical care of children and adolescents. It is one of the broadest specialties, delivering care to patients from birth through young adulthood, and encompassing everything from preventive health to the management of acute and chronic illness. Pediatricians care for the physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and social problems that affect children and teens.

A general pediatrician has a wide variety of responsibilities, including:
  • The management and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Discouraging the spread of serious illness in children, through education and vaccination
  • Monitoring patients’ physical and developmental growth
  • Performing routine health screenings
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Guiding parents in all areas of parenting, from offering reassurance to giving advice on everything related to their child, such as feeding, safety, and education

Perhaps more than any other patient group, children are products of the environment in which they live. Because of this, pediatricians don’t just treat kids -- they treat communities and families as well. They often become advocates for children and for children’s rights. General pediatricians are physicians dedicated to the health and well-being of young people.