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About Dr. Robin S Dacosta
Dr. Robin S Dacosta, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Commack, NY, with other offices in Ronkonkoma, NY and Port Jefferson Station, NY . She has 29 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Dacosta is affiliated with St John's Episcopal Hospital-South Shore and Stonybrook University Hospital. Dr. Dacosta has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Robin S Dacosta 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.
Dr. Robin S Dacosta has the following 7 expertise
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
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I think Dr Dacosta is a wonderful Doctor. She spends a lot of time with her patients, personally makes follow up calls and shows real concern. The problem is the office staff. They are outright rude, unpleasant and unwilling to help. Every single time that I have been sick and tried to get in, I am given the runaround. I am told that they have my number and will call me in a day or 2 if anything opens up. But I'm sick now! Then I have to go to a clinic and then Dr Dacosta wants to know why I went to a clinic.
I was looking for a new doctor and found Dr. Robin Dacosta online. When I first met with her she assured me she was available to take me on and would see me whenever I needed. That was the first and only time I met with her. Every time I have made an appointment because I was sick, she was never available to see me and I was forced to see an assistant at the office. The wait time has always been over an hour and even over 2 hours one visit there. The staff at the desk are rude and incompetent and don't deserve to be paid. They act like they are doing you a favor. My last visit with her was only because I just got out of the hospital for a blood clot that went into my lung. As I'm telling her the facts of my story she cuts me off and says "she doesn't need hour to hour detail", are you f-inch kidding me? Only because I was in bad shape and not in the position to start looking for a new primary doctor is why I'm dealing with her. Also, gave her forms to fill out that I needed for work for fmla. Her staff and her are so unorganized they couldn't find my papers. I had to bring a second set of forms to their office to bill filled out. Still waiting on the forms, no sense of urgency and NO APOLOGIES to me for their errors!! Definitely moving on to another primary doctor and you should too!!!!!!
Whenever I see Dr. Dacosta she spends a lot of time with me. The last time I went to go see her I was complaining of headaches and saw her on a Saturday and wanted a CT done which she sent me to the ER at Brookhaven. After about, I'd say, a week she personally calls me up and asks what happened after I left her office. The ladies that work in the office, on the other hand, come off as rude. There's one lady that I seem to always get at the window that always seems to have an attitude like I'm bothering her which always makes me not want o go into the office IF it wasn't for Dr. Dacosta.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
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.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
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.
Dr. Dacosta is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
29 Years Experience
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989
University Hospital Suny Stony Brook
Dr. Robin S Dacosta accepts the following insurance providers.
- 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 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
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
MVP Health Plan
- MVP Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
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