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About Dr. Richard A Balter

Dr. Richard A Balter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Port Jefferson Station, NY. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Hospice & Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Balter is affiliated with John T Mather Memorial Hospital. Dr. Balter has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard A Balter is Great. Dr. Richard A Balter has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard A Balter is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Port Jefferson Internal Medicine

5225 Nesconset Hwy Ste 15
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
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Specialties

Dr. Richard A Balter has the following 2 specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • 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
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Heartburn
  • Physical
  • Check-up

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Reviews

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Five Stars

wonderful doctor, amazing bedside manner, spends time to get to know me. Has saved my life more than once. I recommend Dr.. Balter to everyone!

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OUTSTANDING

SOMETIME HAVE TO WAIT BECAUSE HE SPENDS A LOT OF TIME WITH EACH PATIENT -- WORTH THE WAIT

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2009, 2008, 2015, 2014, 2011)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Li Jewish Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard A Balter 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • 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
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
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Locations & Directions

Port Jefferson Internal Medicine, 5225 Nesconset Hwy Ste 15, Port Jefferson Station, NY

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