Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Internships

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • Boston Medical Center

    • Boston Medical Center

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Plainview Hospital

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Pateint Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

08/29/2018
"My dr. is so caring always makes me feel very confident. He talks to me & explains why his choice of my care is important. He never rushed me."
08/27/2018
"I have the utmost confidence in the decisions made on behalf of my health care made by Dr. Wachsman."
08/21/2018
"A caring patient doctor."
08/04/2018
"Care provider instills confidence, respect."
07/28/2018
"the Doctor is very professional and caring"
07/25/2018
"Dr. Wachsman is a kind and caring physician he takes time with his patients and always asks them about any questions or concerns they may have. "
07/18/2018
"He is the best."
07/17/2018
"We absolutely love Dr. Wachsman. He is so kind and genuinely concern about his patient. I recommend him to anyone looking for a cardiologist. "
06/25/2018
"Great."
06/22/2018
"Good physician - explained everything to me."
06/22/2018
"Dr. Wachsman is an excellent doctor & cares for his patients."
05/24/2018
"Always cares/listens and under stands my needs."
05/18/2018
"Dr. Wachsman has always been attentive and kind. I recommended him to my sister recently and she likes him too."
05/01/2018
"all good."
04/30/2018
"Physician patient, highly professional, of great assistance."
03/27/2018
"Excellent."
03/05/2018
"It is wonderful that Dr. Wachsman does not sit at computer. He actually examines you!"
02/19/2018
"love dr Wachsman. he is very caring and takes the time to listen and is very through"
01/25/2018
"All good."
01/25/2018
"Dr. Wachsman is great & went out of his way to accommodate me & calm my fears. He added me on to his day & made sure my testing appts. were timely."
01/25/2018
"I truly value Dr. Wachsman and his advice and treatments. He always makes me feel better about my condition which causes me great concern. I am confident Dr. Wachsman is giving me the best care anyone could ask for. He is an excellent dr."
11/22/2017
"Always answers any questions I have and listens to my concerns."
10/23/2017
"I am always very pleased with Dr Wachsman. He makes me feel comfortable and I have a lot of confidence in him."
09/29/2017
"Physician is always precise, skilled, concerned. A superb professional."
09/22/2017
"I finally found a dr. who cares. He is honest and listens to my concerns. He probably saved my life by insisting I stay in hospital and have tests done."
08/23/2017
"Dr. Wachsman is an outstanding, intelligent, personable physician. Highly recommend to all!"
06/27/2017
"I needed Dr. Wachsman to speak to my father about hereditary disease. i was able to call my father and Dr. Wachsman spoke with him to get the information he needed to figure out course of treatment."
06/21/2017
"Excellent."
06/20/2017
"As I said before, I have recommended Dr. Wachsman to family/friends. I ask questions as I believe you have to understand everything about your problem and care. Dr. Wachsman always listens, takes into account what I am saying and explains things in a manner I understand. If I should have a questions - I call - and he responds."
06/06/2017
"to all the questions above, the provider did explain all about medicine I was taking, and recommended a follow appointment, the instructions and care this Doctor gave, lets me know he is serious about doing his job."
05/31/2017
"He never rushes."
05/18/2017
"He is good."
05/01/2017
"An excellent medical practitioner."
03/23/2017
"Dr. Wachsman gave me all the time I required; answered all my questions; he couldn't take my dizziness away, though he tried!! 8. All the time I wanted."
03/14/2017
"As I said earlier, I have recommened Dr. Wachsman to others. I can always talk to Dr. Wachsman and he always considers my concerns and opinions. I feel Dr. Wachsman is highly skilled, intelligent and understanding."
02/06/2017
"Listens to you, doesn't rush you explains so you can understand one of my favorite drs."
01/19/2017
"Dr. Wachsman is a good, patient listener & attempts to answer all my questions. Not all have "good" answers!"
11/23/2016
"Good experience !"
08/02/2016
"Very professional."
07/28/2016
"In all honesty. Dr. Wachsman was great, and I recently gave his name to someone, I think the health-care system limits us as to time with our doctors."
06/29/2016
"Dr. Wachsman is an excellent & very caring cardiologist. I've recommended several people to him."
06/29/2016
"Was very satisfied with all."
04/19/2016
"Dr. Wachsman is very reassuring."
04/18/2016
"Provider as always was thoroughly professional. A splendid care giver, excellent in acumen, skill and empathy."
04/11/2016
"A knowledgeable doctor."
04/11/2016
"Dr. Wachsman never makes me feel rushed or that I'm asking too many questions. I'm always satisfied with his attention, etc."
04/01/2016
"He really cares. I appreciate his opinion - even though he disagreed with my choices. He wants to see me heathy and will hold me accountable - in a very good way. I appreciate this."
03/10/2016
"It was a good experience, I was very comfortable."
02/15/2016
"Dr. Wachsman is a very good and caring person."
01/15/2016
"All above (VERY GOOD)."
07/31/2015
"Thorough exam & explanations."
05/04/2015
"Professional, caring, effective."
03/24/2015
"Wouldn't be going to him if I didn't think he was very good."
02/25/2015
"Dr. Wachsman is an excellent doctor, I would TRUST WITH MY LIFE."
03/17/2014
"I'd never met Dr. Wachsman before. He was recommended to me by several close family & friends. I was confident and very pleased with him."
01/08/2014
"Care provider seemed attentive."