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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor, Sports Medicine Specialist
34 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Istrico is Good. Dr. Istrico has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Nutrition Disorders
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Istrico graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has 6 awards.

Who's who in the world
Physician of the year 1996
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Istrico has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Franklin Hospital Med Ctr 
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center 


  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Arthur Istrico DO is a male Family Practitioner, has 34 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Istrico practice?
Dr. Richard Istrico has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Istrico practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine near Howard Beach, NY.
See Howard Beach Family Physicians.