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About Dr. Philip J Gara Jr

Dr. Philip J Gara Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fort Edward, NY, with another office in Fort Edward, NY. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Gara has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip J Gara Jr is Great. Dr. Philip J Gara Jr has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Philip J Gara Jr is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Fort Edward Internal Medicine

327 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828
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Fort Huson Nursing Center

319 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828
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Specialties

Dr. Philip J Gara Jr 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. Philip J Gara Jr has the following 7 expertise

  • Immunization
  • Physical
  • Weight Loss
  • Vaccination
  • Check-up
  • Heartburn
  • Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Philip J Gara Jr has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Philip J Gara Jr is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Competent and Caring Physician

Doctor Gara takes the time to work with his patients to fully explain their options and diagnoses

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Four Stars

Dr. Gara is a professional, positive, caring doctor. A few of the rotating nurses are less than professional and not very courteous or attentive. The reception staff is very courteous and friendly .

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Albany Medical College

    Graduated in 1976

  • Miriam Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Philip J Gara Jr 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 HMO
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • 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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