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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Louis Gleckel, Internist, General Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Gleckel 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 4.4
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Louis Gleckel, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Stress Testing
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Gleckel graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1998 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2011 - 2014)


Dr. Gleckel has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • North Shore University Hospital 
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center 


  • Italian
  • Yiddish
  • Hindi
  • Russian
  • Hebrew
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Louis Wade Gleckel MD is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Louis W. Gleckel practice?
Dr. Louis Gleckel has 3 office locations.
Dr. Louis Gleckel practices Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease near Wantagh, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Oceanside, NY and Hewlett, NY.
See Wantagh Internists and Wantagh Cardiologists.