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Dr. Jay S Danowitz Is this you?

About Dr. Jay S Danowitz

Dr. Jay S Danowitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Arlington, MA, with another office in North Billerica, MA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jay S Danowitz is Good. Dr. Jay S Danowitz has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jay S Danowitz is 2.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Lahey Arlington

37 Broadway
Arlington, MA 02474
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Lahey Billerica

267 Boston Rd Ste 20
North Billerica, MA 01862
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Dr. Jay S Danowitz has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Check-up
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Immunization
  • Heartburn
  • Weight Loss


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Terrible doctor

Dr. Danowitz was callous, dismissive and condescending. I was stunned. In the very few minutes he allowed me, I mentioned that I have been plagued recently by severe, violent suicide ideation. He chuckled, asked if I'd like to see a behaviorist at some point then said I didn't have to if I didn't want to. He then opened the door, pointed me in the direction of the lab, (where I was going to have blood drawn for all of the tests I had asked him to order,) and he walked away. Astounding, really. If possible, I would not even have given him one star. I never do these ratings, but this was such an awful experience, I feel compelled to warn others away.

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I've never felt quite as dismissed by a health care provider. I am generally healthy, don't like going to the doctor and don't go very often so when I do it's because it's serious enough to warrant a visit. I felt dismissed and judged. I've never left a negative review of anyone but I'm prompted to do so because I think this man should not be working with patients unless he gets some lessons in how to treat people. We don't live in an age where e a physician can assume that the people he sees are ignorant and condescend to them. Even if you spend 5 minutes with someone if your basic paradigm is one of respect that person will feel it.

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This doctor double books patients then cancels when he gets busy. he will only spend 5-10 minutes with you. he is excepting new patients but it very hard to get an appointment to see him. will not work with you and he will make you come in multipule times for really no reason to charge your you at a high inconvience to anyone that works or hard to get around.

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  • Education

    34 Years Experience

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

    Graduated in 1984

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jay S Danowitz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue Select
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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