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Dr. Michael S Balkin 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.
Dr. Michael S Balkin has the following 20 expertise
- Gland Issues
- Thyroid Diseases
- Diabetes, Type 2
- Cushing Disease
- Addison Disease
- Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
- Parathyroid Diseases
- Weight Loss
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
- Excessive Body Hair in Women (Hirsutism)
Dr. Michael S Balkin is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I think that Dr. Balkin is a terrific practitioner. He is professional,thorough,caring,kind,and gentle. He follows through with your treatment and makes sure you are doing alright. Sherry, his sweet assistant, always sees to it that you are seen when you need to be.I would recommend him to everyone, provided they can pay out-of-pocket.
He's basically your regular endocrinologist. He told me things that every other dr. told me. Staff makes him out to be some kind of god, that he loves a challenge, will spend any amount of time with you. After an hour, he said time was up. His secretary was going to come in any second and yell at him! He didn't meet my challenge! Not worth the out of pocket money!
recommended by my primary doc - he's a doctors doctor. I call him House because he is a genius who approaches healthcare like no other doctor I have ever had. He is relentless in treating you as a whole person - not just his specialty. He spends 1-2 hours with you when you come in for the first visit and will call you at home multiple times with info/etc. He is 1 of a kind! Oh, and he is NICE!!!!!
Dr. Balkin is an amazing doctor! He spends so much time with patients and is really caring.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2015, 2018)
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.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
46 Years Experience
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Graduated in 1972
Kings County Hospital Center
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Locations & DirectionsMichael S Balkin Md, 191 E Main St Ste 3, Huntington, NY
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