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Dr. Gerald Appel, MD

Nephrology
4.5
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience
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Overview

Dr. Gerald Appel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Nephrology, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Yeshiva U, College of Medicine and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Appel works at CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Nephrotic Syndrome, Chronic Glomerulonephritis and Nephritis and Nephropathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Locations

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    CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
    161 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • MultiPlan

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    Patient Satisfaction

    4.8
    Average provider rating
    Based on 8 ratings
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    Dec 26, 2020
    I’ve seen Dr Appel for almost 11 years as my nephrologist per and post transplant. He’s an exceptional doctor.
    BMcT — Dec 26, 2020
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    About Dr. Gerald Appel, MD

    Specialties
    • Nephrology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
    Years of Experience
    Years of experience represents how long a provider has been practicing in their field since graduating from medical school. Not all providers will have this information available.

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1306918651
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Colum-Presby/Yale-New Haven
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yeshiva U, College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Gerald Appel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Appel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Appel has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Appel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Appel works at CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Appel’s profile.

    Dr. Appel has seen patients for Nephrotic Syndrome, Chronic Glomerulonephritis and Nephritis and Nephropathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Appel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Appel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Appel.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Appel, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Appel appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.