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About Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz

Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Norwalk, CT, with another office in Norwalk, CT. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Zelkowitz has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz is Excellent. Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Norwalk Medical Group

40 Cross St Ste 400
Norwalk, CT 06851
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Norwalk Medical Group Cancer Center

24 Stevens St
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Specialties

Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz has the following 2 specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • 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. Richard S Zelkowitz has the following 13 expertise

  • Myelofibrosis
  • Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Myeloma
  • Chemotherapy
  • Blood Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Zelkowitz is a very compassionate and caring physician. He takes the time to answer questions and is very good with follow-up. I would definitely recommend him.

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Five Stars

wonderful caring doctor

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Worth the wait

Love Dr. Z !!! I'm a young breast cancerpatient+ BRCA2+, he took the time to explain everything to me, all the options etc. I agree with the other reviews he makes the whole process much easier. First appointment he gave me his home number and cell! I have never encountered such a amazing dr ever. I rated him 3 stars for the wait- he is very very busy.. BUT WELL WORTH THE WAIT.

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Five Stars

Triple negative breast cancer 2008/2009. Dr. Z. was wonderful!

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Five Stars

No problem or issue is too small for Dr. Z's caring follow up. As difficult as it was to get through this ordeal, no way would I have been able to do so without him, his support, attention, etc.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 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.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    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

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    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.

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1983

  • New York University

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Healthy Connecticut
    • HealthyCT
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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