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About Dr. Gary Bakst

Dr. Gary Bakst, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Albany, NY. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Dr. Bakst has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Bakst is Great. Dr. Gary Bakst has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gary Bakst is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Albany Med Community Division-The Endocrine Group

1365 Washington Ave Ste 300
Albany, NY 12206
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Specialties

Dr. Gary Bakst has the following 2 specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Gary Bakst has the following 12 expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Gland Issues
  • Acromegaly
  • Hormones
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Cushing Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Addison Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Fatigue

Board Certifications

Dr. Gary Bakst is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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One Star

Would give him a zero if I could. Horrible bedside manner, blew off all my concerns as "in my head" rather than trying to help solve them. I'm in the process of finding another endocrinologist now.

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Five Stars
Top doctor in Albany

Dr. Bakst has a wonderful bedside manner, is courteous and listens to his patients. He diagnoses and pursues solutions to problems presented by his patients. He genuinely cares for the people he treats.Thank you Dr. Bakst.

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Bakst is the best

Bakst was my first appt with and endocrinologist. He explained explained everything I needed to know about Diabetes, and more. He is easy to speak with, very understanding, and makes you feel at ease with your disease. He is reassuring, helpful, and very supportive.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    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.

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Albany Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gary Bakst accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP HMO
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Albany Med Community Division-The Endocrine Group, 1365 Washington Ave Ste 300, Albany, NY

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