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Dr. Prithwijit P Basu Is this you?

About Dr. Prithwijit P Basu

Dr. Prithwijit P Basu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Forest Hills, NY. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 18 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Prithwijit P Basu is Good. Dr. Prithwijit P Basu has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 18 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Prithwijit P Basu is 2.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cardiac Care & Vascular Medicine

5 Station Sq
Forest Hills, NY 11375
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Specialties

Dr. Prithwijit P Basu has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Hepatology

    A hepatologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and biliary tree - the path through which bile that is secreted by the liver travels to the duodenum. These organs are responsible for many essential bodily functions, such as production of hormones and enzymes, filtering the blood, detoxifying chemicals, metabolizing drugs, and digesting and processing food.
    Common disorders that are treated by hepatologists are cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, pancreatitis and hepatitis.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Prithwijit P Basu has the following 12 expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Liver Diseases
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Reviews

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an amazing doctor

AMAZING doctor. I consider myself very lucky to be referred to him. Without Dr.Basu the treatment i received would be very depressing, he does know the approach to make it easy and stress free. Intelligent, knowledgeable and incredibly kind. I think of him often even after the treatment was done.

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Five Stars

very good Doctor, one of the best Doctors yet ,he makes sure everything is well taken care of. I was going for my liver hemangioma, and was always anemic due to a problem I had In my intestine he took care of it all.... I am so happy I've met this doctor

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One Star

None human being should ever considered seing this dr. Schedules unnecessary tests rather than the one patient is asking for, he look a me assume that I was a diabetic I said ian not and I never been diabetic and he said " not jet" just by looking at me I tr to splain why I was there and he care less seing like he wasn't listen he spent less than 5 minutes standing in front of me and it was over. He scheduled me for a test and I hav to call to confirm the appointment and then they cancelled because he was not available he did that 3 consecutives time then I dec no to bother to call again and they no even notice that I nev went back. Do yourself a favor do not put your Heath in dr basu 's hands

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very bad experience

Had to pay lot of money out of pocket to insurance because of unneccessary tests ordered. Never spends time with patients.very sad. rude and arrogant behavior.

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Avoid at all costs

The most outrageous thing about this practitioner is that the only thing that seemed to interest him was asking the put-down question: "Where did you come from?". "Born in the USA" did not seem to satisfy him; I left before he could start on my grandparents. KEEP AWAY from this guy.

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  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Calcutta National Medical College

    Graduated in 1980

  • Lenox Hill Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Prithwijit P Basu accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • 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
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Cardiac Care & Vascular Medicine, 5 Station Sq, Forest Hills, NY

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