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We found 48 endocrinologists who accept Medicaid near Manhasset, NY.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Adolescent Medicine
29 Barstow Road; Suite 305
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Brian Schwartz sees patients in Great Neck, NY and New York, NY. His medical specialties are adult endocrinology and adolescent medicine. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, kidney stones, and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Schwartz has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Coresource, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Schwartz's professional affiliations include St. Francis Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Thyroid Cancer, Metabolism, Kidney Stones, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia Myriam Vuguin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1991 Marcus Avenue; M100
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Patricia Vuguin sees patients in Lake Success, NY, Bronx, NY, and Lake Jucess, NY. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Vuguin's clinical interests encompass endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, and POMCO. She attended the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Montefiore Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Vuguin speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Central Bronx Hospital, ColumbiaDoctors, and Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Vuguin's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Metabolism, Endocrine Diseases, Bone Problems

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Dr. Noga Chlamtac Minsky, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1615 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Noga Minsky sees patients in New York, NY, Jackson Heights, NY, and Yonkers, NY. Her medical specialty is adult endocrinology. These areas are among Dr. Minsky's clinical interests: vitamin D deficiency, gynecomastia, and amenorrhea (missed periods). She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, POMCO, and more. She graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Minsky (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish. Dr. Minsky's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Amenorrhea, Type 1 Diabetes, Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Hypoglycemia, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rodolfo Javier Galindo, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
300 Community Drive; Nsuh - Department of Internal Medicine
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Rodolfo Galindo works as an endocrinologist in New York, NY and Manhasset, NY. He is a graduate of the University of Havana School of Medicine and a graduate of Jacobi Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Galindo is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He has received distinctions including Guided Audio Poster Tour and Poster Presentation American Diabetes Association- ADA; 2015- 75th Scientific Sessions; and Early Careers Forum Travel Award Endocrine Society- ENDO Meeting. Dr. Galindo (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Galindo is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
560 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Susan Wasserman practices adult endocrinology in Great Neck, NY. She is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. She studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Wasserman has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts Cigna, Aetna, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wasserman has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Stuart Alan Weinerman, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
865 Northern Boulevard; Division of Endocrinology
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Weinerman is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Weinerman is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Weinerman's professional affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Rajpal Singh Chopra, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
30 Cresthollow Lane
Albertson, NY
 

Dr. Rajpal Chopra practices adult endocrinology in Flushing, NY, Albertson, NY, and Rego Park, NY. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chopra takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He attended Topiwala National Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at North General Hospital for residency. Dr. Chopra (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Yael Tobi Harris, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
865 Northern Boulevard; Division of Endocrinology
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Yael Harris is an adult endocrinologist. She attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Harris takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Harris (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Her professional affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Harris welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Maria Elena Pena, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2800 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Maria Pena's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pena is a graduate of New York Medical College. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Pena is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Syosset Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ageliki S Valsamis, DO
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Ageliki Valsamis specializes in adult endocrinology. She attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Valsamis is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Valsamis (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. Dr. Valsamis is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Isabela Jarecka Romao, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Isabela Romao practices adult endocrinology in New Hyde Park, NY, Lake Success, NY, and Great Neck, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Romao is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Romao (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. She is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Phyllis Witzel Speiser, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1991 Marcus Avenue; Cohen Children's Med Center of Ny, Division of Ped Endocrinolog
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Phyllis Speiser specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Patients rated Dr. Speiser highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Speiser honors. Dr. Speiser's practice is open to new patients. She studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Speiser (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Dr. Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2 Porhealth Plaza
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Rachel Pessah-Pollack's specialty is adult endocrinology. She is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University. The average patient rating for Dr. Pessah-Pollack is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pessah-Pollack is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Pessah-Pollack is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3003 New Hyde Park Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Isaac Sachmechi's medical specialty is adult endocrinology. He is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and Queens Hospital Center. MagnaCare, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sachmechi accepts. He is open to new patients. He graduated from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Sachmechi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Russian.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
410 Lakeville Road; suite 202
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Lynn Hawkins, who practices in New Hyde Park, NY, is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, and Child Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Hawkins's professional affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Alyson Kemba Myers, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Psychiatry
865 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Alyson Myers works as an adult endocrinologist and psychiatrist in Great Neck, NY and Manhasset, NY. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Myers takes. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Myers (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Her professional affiliations include Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Myers is accepting new patients.

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What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is a medical specialty that deals with glands and hormones. Hormones are substances that act like chemical messengers between parts of the body. They are produced by glands, and travel in the bloodstream throughout the body where they act on different organs and cells to affect many different functions of life. Hormones control our appetite, growth, reproduction, and energy. When there is too little or too much of a hormone, an endocrinologist can help restore the balance.

Endocrinology problems are sometimes difficult and complex because hormones travel throughout the body and can affect more than one system. A single, simple imbalance can produce multiple, very different symptoms. Just a few of the diverse diseases treated by an endocrinologist include:
  • Diabetes (where insulin is not produced in the body or is not working well, and blood sugar levels rise, which damages tissues)
  • Hypothyroidism (where thyroid hormones are not produced well, reducing cell metabolism and energy)
  • Precocious Puberty (where reproductive hormones are produced too early in a child’s life)
  • Gigantism (where growth hormones are overproduced, leading to unusual size)

Endocrinology can contain subspecialties where physicians focus their care on specific groups of patients. For example, some endocrinologists are diabetic endocrinologists who know specifically how to care for diabetics’ particular needs in eye care, circulation, and foot care. Pediatric endocrinologists treat children. Whatever their subspecialty, all endocrinologists have the same goal: restoring balance when the body’s messaging system is not working correctly.