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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barry Root, Physiatrist is Average. Dr. Root has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 2.9
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.9
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 2.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barry Root, MD is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Pain
  • Spinal Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Root graduated from The Ohio State University , Columbus. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Root has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • North Shore University Hospital 


  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Barry DR Root MD is a male Physical Medicine/Rehab Specialist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Where does Dr. Barry D. Root practice?
Dr. Barry Root has 4 office locations.
Dr. Barry Root practices Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation near Roslyn Heights, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Glen Cove, NY.
See Roslyn Heights Physiatrists.