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Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak Is this you?

About Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak

Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Buffalo, NY. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Pietak is affiliated with Kaleida Health Buffalo General Medical Center. Dr. Pietak has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak is Great. Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Amherst Medical Associates

6000 N Bailey Ave Ste 1D
Buffalo, NY 14226
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Specialties

Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak 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

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

Reviews

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Outstanding physician!

Dt. Pietak has been my primary physician for many years. She is an excellent physician, caring, attentive to detail and thorough. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for an excellent primary care physician.

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Too long in waiting room

Dr. Pietak herself is very nice. However, she is only in the office Tuesday & Thursday until noon and reschedules appointments a lot. Rest of staff is okay. Typical time in waiting room is an hour - way too long in my opinion. I waited that long for a simple blood pressure check once - when I still had not been called, I left, as the check would have been pointless. Last appointment I scheduled with an FNP & asked for med refills to be sent to Medco. FNP decided to send them instead to a pharmacy which doesn't work with Medco & would have cost me 10 times as much. Once I got that straightened out & had the refills, I left the practice.

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Decent Doctor - But only part time - Office Policies Get in the Way

She's only in the office 2 days a week and those are usually only half days. One of the nurses that she works with is downright rude and condescending. They seem to be concerned more about office policy and their rules then they are about a patient's comfort level. It is impossible to speak to a nurse or the doctor if you call the office, their automatic phone system takes you through a myriad of "push 1 for.." before you can even leave a message. None of which gives you the option to leave a message for the doctor.

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Only see patients 2 times a week

Take to long to get apt. and when yo got one always have to wait +50 minutes or reschedule because is running late I been her patient for almost 8 years thanks good I' m healthy but that it ... I will try to find somebody else

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    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

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2012, 2011, 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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    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.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

    Graduated in 1991

  • Suny

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kathylynn C Pietak 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Amherst Medical Associates, 6000 N Bailey Ave Ste 1D, Buffalo, NY
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