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Dr. Robert J Dagostini Jr has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Robert J Dagostini Jr has the following 20 expertise
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Bone Fracture
- Knee Surgery
- Joint Pain/Swelling
- Sports Injuries
- Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Shoulder Pain
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Herniated Disc
- Ankle Injuries
- Joint Replacement
- Sports Medicine
- Hip Surgery
- Foot Injuries
Dr. Robert J Dagostini Jr is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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I was pre-warned about Dr. D'Agostini Jr. ...I came prepared. First visit went OK. He was All-Business, which is usually ok with me. I came in because I've been experiencing knee pain.First step, X-ray revealed some arthritis, which I was given a cortisone shot. I left the office with a prescription for an MRI. I was told to have the study if I still had pain, and return with a copy of the MRI. Well, the shot helped a little, but I still had pain so I had the MRI done to rule out torn meniscus. As far as I know, only an MRI can do that. I went back for a second visit with MRI in hand. Dr. came into the exam room and asked how is the pain level. I told him it felt a little better but I still had pain. He yelled "YOU just wasted $1,000! I never was spoken to by a Dr. like that. It felt like he slapped me in the face. Then he continued to berate me, and then threw a paper at me saying, if you can't understand what i'm saying, read this. I got up and left with tears in my eyes. New Jersey has many GREAT Doctors. There is no reason for anyone to put up with this arrogant man. I wonder if he has always been so rude, or does he feel that he's at the end of his career and doesn't need to worry about patient acquisition/retention.
I brought my mother to see these two doctors on 3 separate occasions. They leave a lot to be desired in the area of bedside manner, compassion and explaining condition and procedures to patients. On our first appointment with Dr. Dagostini, he was training his daughter and using my time for her education. That's fine but I felt no appreciation for the fact that it was indeed by time and not his nor hers, and I would hope that his daughter becomes a more compassionate doctor than her father. On the second and definitely last appointment, the good Lord restrained me from becoming physical with this man because that is what a son is obligated to do when someone is maliciously and deliberately hurting his mother. We were his first appointment of the day and his demeanor was already sour and belligerent, even with the poor staff who have to endure this insufferable bully! If this man answers to someone at this practice, he should be reprimanded because we feel they did no service to my mother. She went there for treatment and got none, really. She got a cortisone shot in her hip, we came in for a follow up , and this man asks my mother if she wants a hip replacement, in a very confrontational manner. Maybe I'm wrong, but doesn't there need to be a lot more to get to such major surgery? He never bothered explaining options, procedure, nothing at all, just sent us on our way when she answered that no, she didn't. As far as Dr. Lowenstein, I felt from the start that he was in a bad mood from a phone call which he took in his office, and which we could overhear in the examination room him arguing with someone on the other end. The lack of professionalism in this office is ridiculous. I think the big problem with both these men is the following: my mother does not speak English and I am her interpreter. We sensed real hostility from both men because of this and a real discrimination based on this. I will be sharing our unfortunate experience with this office online.
This doctor is the most arrogant, rude individual I have ever met. He shows no compassion or caring for his patients, nor his staff. I would never return nor recommend this doctor to anyone, even my worst enemy. I am at a lose as to why his staff continue to work in such an environment.
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38 Years Experience
University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Graduated in 1980
Dr. Robert J Dagostini Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- First Health PPO
- Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
- Horizon Direct Access
- Horizon HMO
- Horizon OMNIA
- Horizon POS
- Horizon PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsTri-County Orthopedics, 197 Ridgedale Ave Ste 300, Cedar Knolls, NJ
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