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Dr. Bruce E Hirsch has the following 3 specialties
- Geriatric Medicine
A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Bruce E Hirsch has the following 7 expertise
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
- AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
- Hepatitis C
Dr. Bruce E Hirsch has 3 board certified specialties
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Dr. Bruce E Hirsch is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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I was treated by Dr. Hirsch for an infectious disease. I had been suffering with this illness for over a year with no help! This fine, caring, compassionate, professional, highly intelligent Physician diagnosed me immediately and treated me in the hospital. He came to see me every day and actually spent a great deal of time talking to me and making sure I was ok. He reassured me I would be ok when I was feeling low. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone! Thank you Dr. Hirsch for caring and helping me!
I called today Dr. B. Hirsch's office to make an appointment for STD's evaluation and treatment. His secretary told me that the doctor doesn't accept new patients directly. He wants you to be screened and tested by a primary care physician or some other specialists and then he will be willing to evaluate the results(!) But I don't want to waste my time and prolong my diagnosing and treatment. I am a medicare beneficiary plus GHI(PPO) insurance and I don't need a referral. How these doctors are allowed to skip the dirty work? How the Board assoc. and NYS Dep. of Health allow this "nobleness"? I am very disappointed from their work ethics.
Went to Hirsch thinking he was one of the best WRONG!!! He was LATE and TOOK A CALL in the middle of my visit. Out of the 4 Dr.s i saw this guy was most UNCARING, UNPROFESSIONAL, and DISRESPECTFUL!! Hirsch basically told me that the other 3 were wrong and to stop taking all meds. AMAZING he knew this in the 5 mins he was there. I Growing scabs on my face, lymph nodes are swollen and a major pain behind me eye and he tells me the scabs are a pimple, and im just "tired". SO i stopped taking meds and SCABS grew a mind of there own and started spreading... this doctor is a jerk.ALSO... he shook my hand on the way in, when i was leaving i tried to shake his hand to say thank you (for nothing) and he snapped his hand away and said "IM NOT TOUCHING YOU"... what a piece of work... I PRAY NOBODY GOES TO THIS DOPE!!
I met Dr Hirsh while he was treating me for a infected hip joint at north shore hospital. From the moment I met him I felt very comfortable with him treating me because I could see the look of concearn in his eyes and face while he was in my room trying to figure out my situation. Dr Hirsh visited me three to four times a day monitoring my illness and assuring me I would be ok. After him saving my leg with the right medication and the time and care he showed towards me I would highly recomend him. I hope everyone has the same pleasant experience that I had and knowing Dr Hirsh I do not see that being a problem
NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
Patients' Choice Award (2009)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office
36 Years Experience
Weill Cornell Medical College
Graduated in 1982
North Shore University Hospital
Dr. Bruce E Hirsch accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP Preferred PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNsuh Div Of Infectious Disease And Travel, 400 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY
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