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About Dr. Maria M Pesquera

Dr. Maria M Pesquera, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Slingerlands, NY, with another office in Albany, NY. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Pesquera has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Maria M Pesquera is Great. Dr. Maria M Pesquera has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Maria M Pesquera is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

St Peters Health Partners Med Assocs

1240 New Scotland Rd Ste 205
Slingerlands, NY 12159
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Center For Preventitive Medicine & Cardiovascular

400 Patroon Creek Blvd Ste 100
Albany, NY 12206
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Dr. Maria M Pesquera 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Maria M Pesquera has the following 7 expertise

  • Immunization
  • Physical
  • Heartburn
  • Weight Loss
  • Vaccination
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)

Dr. Maria M Pesquera has 0 board certified specialties

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I became a patient of Dr. Pesquera when my long-time primary care physician left the area. She was recommended to me. My wife, who also lost her previous doctor, also became a patient of Dr. Pesquera. Our initial reaction after our first appointment was generally positive. She seemed to listen to our individual health concerns and answered our questions. However, subsequent experiences have been very disappointing. It is often difficult to get an appointment (she seems to be out of the office very often), and when we do have an appointment, she is unwilling to discuss issues other than the specific reason for the appointment. For example, my wife scheduled an appointment because she had experienced light-headedness and was worried that it might be related to her blood pressure medication. At the appointment, when my wife asked about swelling in her legs, Dr. Pesquera told her that she hadn't come for that reason and therefore would have to schedule a separate appointment. Previously, when we went to her office for a flu shot, we asked whether we could have our blood pressure taken, and we were charged $20 for that service. I do not get a sense that this doctor really does have our best interests at heart. She seems much more interested in maintaining her schedule than addressing our medical concerns.

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Terrible Office Staff

Dr. Pesquera is a very good and caring doctor but her office staff is the rudest I ever encounter. They do not pick up the phone, letting go straight to voice mail, do not respond to messages left, including messages left by the pharmacy. Overall totally unprofessional. Unfortunately Dr Pesquera ratings will be lowered by association.

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Five Stars

She is highly intelligent, caring and does a thorough job in caring for her patients. She gets 5 stars!

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Five Stars

Dr. Pasquera, She is an outstanding physician, she really cares. She takes her time, listens and answers questions. She is the best thing that ever happened to Prime Care. I must also add, it is great that she has Dr. Lemansk i as her back up when she is out of the office, he is a great doctor also. Keep up the excellent work..!!!

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Three Stars
  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014, 2015, 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.

  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA developed the Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) to provide clinicians with tools to support the delivery and recognition of consistent high quality care. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to their patients with diabetes.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)

    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.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition Program

    Millions of Americans have some form of diabetes, and millions more cases are undiagnosed. To encourage more effective treatment and management, Bridges To Excellence® worked with diabetes experts to develop

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Maria M Pesquera 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 New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • 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

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