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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bennett Leifer, Geriatrician, General Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Leifer has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bennett Leifer, MD is board certified in Geriatric Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Leifer graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)


Dr. Leifer has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Valley Hospital 
  • Van Dyk Manor Skilled Nursing Facility, Ridgewood, NJ 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Bennett Philip Leifer MD is a male Internist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Bennett P. Leifer practice?
Dr. Bennett Leifer has 2 office locations.
Dr. Bennett Leifer practices Geriatric Medicine near Midland Park, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Ridgewood, NJ.
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