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About Dr. Herbert A Insel MD

Herbert A. Insel, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a leading cardiologist in Midtown, New York City providing the highest-quality care for patients at his Manhattan practice. Dr. Insel offers a comprehensive array of evaluation and treatment options for patients with existing heart-related issues as well as those with increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Insel provides preventive cardiology care, ongoing treatment for high blood pressure and high cholesterol, state-of-the-art assessments like echocardiograms and cardiac stress testing, personalized cardiology consultations, and expanded concierge medicine services for patients with hectic schedules and those seeking more in-depth care options.

Dr. Insel has received 3 awards.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 27 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Herbert A Insel is Excellent. Dr. Herbert A Insel has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 27 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Herbert A Insel is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.


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Dr. Herbert A Insel has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Herbert A Insel has the following 18 expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Block
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Heart Attack
  • Unstable Angina
  • Arrhythmia
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Failure
  • Atherosclerosis


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Terrific and awesome person

Dr. Insel is very personable and caring I came to him when I was at my worst and he ensured he provided the best care. He is very patient and optimistic he takes his time to explain everything and break down information. Would recommend him to any one with no doubt.

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The best doctor ever...

I love him, my doctor for 25 years, the best. I've sent 10 people to him...

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Thorough, Warm, Supportive and Highly Informative

Dr. Insel is incredibly competent and caring. He is understanding but not assumptive, and really took the time to explore all possible answers to the ...

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very satisfied

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Dr. Insel is a thoughtful and thorough doctor who cares very much for this patient's physical and emotional wellbeing. He always takes the time to un ...

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Lenox Hill Hospital


  • Dr. Herbert A Insel Accepts the Following Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Herbert A Insel

Dr. Herbert Insel is a Cardiologist serving the New York area for more than 30 years. Dr. Insel is experienced in all areas of non invasive cardiology and stresses preventive cardiology. Professional Associations: Fellow - American College of Cardiology American Heart Association New York County Medical Society American Association of Preventive Cardiology Awards & Accolades: On-time doctor award; 2014, 2015 Super Doctors New York Times Magazine; 2008-2014 Most Compassionate Doctor; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 America's Top Cardiologists; Consumer's Research Council of America; 2013-2015 Patients Choice Award ; 2011, 2012, 2013 , 2015 Elected to the Leading Physicians of the World – 2009 CONDITIONS DR. INSEL TREATS: Arrhythmias ( including Atrial Fibrillation ) Cardiomyopathy Carotid Artery Disease Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Diabetes Hyperlipidemia Hypertension Peripheral Vascular Disease Syncope Valvular Heart Disease PROCEDURES DR. INSEL PERFORMS: Echo/Doppler Carotid Doppler Stress Echo Holter Monitoring Cardiac Event Monitoring Pulmonary Function Testing SERVICES DR. INSEL OFFERS: Preventive Cardiology Nutritional Counseling OFFICE HOURS: Monday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Tuesday: 8.30 am - 5.00 pm Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6.00 pm Thursday: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm Friday: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm

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30 E 40th St Rm 1100, New York, NY
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