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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Balter is Excellent. Dr. Balter has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 2.1
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Balter, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Balter graduated from New York University. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)


Dr. Balter has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Stony Brook University Hospital 
  • John T Mather Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Allan Balter MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Balter practice?
Dr. Richard Balter has 6 office locations.
Dr. Richard Balter practices Internal Medicine near West Islip, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Port Jefferson Station, NY and Port Jefferson, NY.
See West Islip Internists.