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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor, Sports Medicine Specialist
33 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Istrico is Excellent. Dr. Istrico has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

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 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


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 33 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Istrico practice?
Dr. Richard Istrico has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Istrico practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine near Howard Beach, NY.
See Howard Beach Family Physicians and Howard Beach Sports Medicine Doctors.