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Dr. Ellen J Braunstein Is this you?

About Dr. Ellen J Braunstein

Dr. Ellen J Braunstein, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Woodmere, NY. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology. Dr. Braunstein is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ellen J Braunstein is Great. Dr. Ellen J Braunstein has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ellen J Braunstein is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ellen Joy Braunstein Md

949 Central Ave Ste 100
Woodmere, NY 11598
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Specialties

Dr. Ellen J Braunstein has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Electromyography
  • Headache
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Stroke

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Too many patients appointments at the same time. Dr Braunstein is an Excellent Neurologist, very attentive, but the wait time is too long.

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One Star

No courtesy for patient wait time.

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Love this dr

It's nice to know there's a dr who's smart and has compassion. I used her a few years ago and I'm back!!

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5 minutes
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ridiculous wait time for a two minute cisit

Check up consisted of a squeeze to the shoulder and random questions. Wait time is ridiculous. There are better places to go

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56 minutes
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Five Stars

A real doctor !! One of the few left!!

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15 minutes
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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Braunstein is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine & Science

    Graduated in 1983

  • North Shore University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ellen J Braunstein accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Ellen Joy Braunstein Md, 949 Central Ave Ste 100, Woodmere, NY
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