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Dr. Boris Ripa MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 25 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine.
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Dr. Boris Ripa has 7 office locations.
Friendly Pediatrics
3099 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

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Locations and availability (7)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(15)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Boris Ripa, Family Practitioner, Pediatrician is Excellent. Dr. Ripa has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
  • Currently 3.9166666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Asthma
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Nutritional Support
  • Obesity
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Turner Syndrome

Education & Awards

Dr. Ripa graduated from Stavropol State Medical Academy. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Ripa has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Coney Island Hospital 
  • Maimonides Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Ripa accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • WellCare - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 29 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 13 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Univera Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Fidelis Care - 2 plans
  • MetroPlus Health Plan - 1 plan
  • Affinity Health Plan - 5 plans
  • Health Plus - 3 plans
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 4 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • Humana - 5 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 7 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Healthfirst - 2 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan

Languages

  • Farsi
  • Gujarati
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Uzbek

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Boris Ripa practice?
Dr. Boris Ripa practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine near Brooklyn, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Staten Island, NY.
See Brooklyn Pediatricians and Brooklyn Adolescent Specialists.