License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (19)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Podell, Internist, Family Practitioner is Good. Dr. Podell has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 19 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Podell, MD, MPH is board certified in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism (Autistic Disorder)
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Headache Disorders
  • Nutritional Support
  • Primary Headache Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Podell graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2013 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Castle Connolly *


Dr. Podell has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Overlook Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Podell MD and MPH is a male Family Practitioner, has 42 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard Podell practice?
Dr. Richard Podell has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Podell practices Internal Medicine and Family Medicine near Summit, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Springfield, NJ.
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