Jay S
Kugler, MD

Cardiology, Internal Medicine

(516) 321-7400

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echo Cardiography - National Board of Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical school

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine


  • Albert Einstein Medical Center


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Med College


  • Albert Einstein Medical Center


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Locations & insurance

North Shore-LIJ Medical PC

  • 1010 Northern Blvd.
    Suite 110
    Great Neck, NY 11021

    Fax: (516) 321-7499

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Most recent comments:

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

"Dr. Kugler is an excellent, compassionate doctor. He is always sensitive to my concerns. Very thorough exams & tests."

"Dr. Jay Kugler is a special type of physician. He truly practices patient centered care."

"Dr. Kugler is a wonderful physician."

"Dr. Kugler is top-notch!"

"Dr Kugler is always very attentive and friendly. He takes his time and listens. He really cares about his patients. I highly recommend him to anyone."

"Dr. Kugler is outstanding physician"

"dr. kugler is a fantastic doctor in every way."

"Dr.Kugler is the very best.Have been his patient for 17 years."

"My care provider is why I remain with Northwell."

"I have recommend Dr. Kugler many times already. Great doc."

"I been with Dr. Kugler for over ten years, he's the best Doctor I ever had."

"I have CP. Dr. Kugler is extremely patient and takes my problems seriously."

"Dr Kugler and Joanie are great"

"dr kugler was exceptional. listened to all concerns and addressed them completely. he was clear and concise and showed empathy"

"Dr. Kugler is the best physician I have known. Excellent."

"Dr Kugler is everything one could wish for in a primary care physician."

"Dr Kugler has always taken such good care of us that we followed him to his new practice."

"I am extremely lucky to have Dr. Kugler as my doctor. He has been my primary care physician for several years and has always provided the absolute best care and I believe best advice to keep me healthy."

"Dr. Kugler is a caring physician. He takes time to discuss one's concerns, I have faith in him."

"I've been seeing Dr. Kugler for 11 years - he is very thorough and has shown concern for my health -"

"my doctor is excellent and I have the utmost confidence in him. I have been a patient for over twenty years."

"I have been treated by Dr.Kugler for close to 17 years and he is the best!"

"I am very pleased with Jay Kugler as my primary care physician."

"Dr. Kugler is a great physician whom I trust to a very high degree."

"Dr. Kugler is excellent."

"Dr.Kugler is extremely knowledgable,gracious and caring."

"Dr. Kugler and his staff (Joanie) are exceptional."

"I've been a patient of Dr. Kugler for about 4 years and like him very much."

"I travel about 30 minutes to get to the office, otherwise my answer to the referral question would be Very Good."

"The best!"

"Dr. Kugler is very caring & knowledgeable."

"I've been with Dr. Kugler for 11 years. He is the best. He has helped take care of me in a manner of respect and thoughtfulness. What ever concern I have, he has always been there for me"

"Dr. Kugler understands my concerns and needs."

"Over the years I thought the quality of care was very high."

"Dr. Kugler inspires confidence and faith in future. He is a fine man and a doctor."

"Dr Kugler is the finest physician I have ever known. I can't imagine what I will do when he retires."

"No complaints - fine -"

"Dr. Kugler is an outstanding physician who cares for his patients. I highly recommend him."

"I have recommended him many times. He is not only my doctor also makes me feel like a great friend."

"Dr. Kugler is beyond exceptional he is comforting, knowledgeable and courtesy. He saved my life."

"Dr. Kugler is very knowledgeable, understanding & kind."

"i have been with this practice for over 40 years. Dr Kugler has been my PCP and cardio;ogist for at least 15 years and is likely responsible for identifying some of my critical medical issues and guided me through the solutions."

"One of the best Doctors I ever had."

"Dr. Kugler is an outstanding physician. He is very knowledgeable, professional, caring, and courteous. He always tries to do the right thing for his patients and is very responsive. I couldn't recommend him any higher."

"Dr Kugler is the finest physician I have ever met."

"I would not be seeing Dr. Kugler for so many years if I was not completely happy with my care."

"Dr. Kuglar is very courteous, professional and knowledgable."

"I've been with Dr Kugler for over 10 years, the reason, he is great"

"Dr. Kugler is a wonderful and caring Doctor."

"Only a good experience."

"Good doctor for tests - blood & cardiac exams."

"always a positive experience with Jay Kugler"

"Dr Kugler is by far the best PCP/Cardiologist I have used for all my health concerns. I truly believe he cares about his patients beyond the average physician. I have already recommended him to family and friends."

"Dr. Kugler was great - this survey is about Dr. Kugler (above)"

"Dr. Kugler has been my physician for approx. 25 yrs. I consider him to be the finest physician available. His thoroughness in all of my visits is amazing. I have the utmost confidence in him. I can't imagine what I will do when/if he retires."

"Terrific doctor and excellent professional."

"care provider is extraordinary!"

"I've been seeing Dr Kugler for over ten years. I enjoy my visits because I know I will get the best care"

"he's the best!"


"Very good."

"Very friendly, courteous, patient and professional service."

"I have been Dr. Kugler's patient for over 25 years and have the utmost confidence in whatever he tells me about my health. He is extremely knowledgeable and caring."

"using this md for over twenty years, i have a lot of fath and trust in him as to my well being and health"

"very good"

"Dr. Kugler has gone above & beyond in caring for me. Always makes time for me."

"Have recommended him many times."

"Dr. Kugler is current on new studies and developments for maintaining and improving my health. He explains any suggested changes, inviting my questions and participation. He is an outstanding and caring physician."

"Excellent Doctor."

"Very good for all questions"


"Dr Kugler has always been a professional. It almost feels like I'm a friend."

"Dr. Kugler and his assistant - Joan - are terrific."

"If there were an "outstanding" or "excellent" column for Dr Kugler I would have selects that"

"Dr. Kugler is a very caring and concerned provider."

"Dr Kugler thorough and took time to refresh his memory of my particulars by re- reading my file etc. I did not get the feeling he was trying to rush me out of office to get next patient ."

"Always concerned."

"How hard Dr. Kugler tried to reach me on a SATURDAY to give me important, potentially life threatening test results (and to ensure that I got to a hospital)."

"Dr. Kugler is one of the best physicians I have ever had. He is very thoughtful and have shown tremendous concern for my health and well being."

"This dr. & his staff, have made a major impact on the quality of my good health, for over 40 yrs."

"They are good doctors very confident to recommend them."

"All good. #9. 100%. #10. Always."

"Extremely caring, intelligent and state of the art provider."

"Made good experience over many years."

"All above very good."

"100% confidence in Dr. Jay Kugler."

"Always get great service & recommend them to family & friends."

"Provider has always been very impersonal as he always did all his routine check ups."

"Dr. Jay Kugler is a gem."

"As I said, she was very helpful and THOROUGH - really good."

"Dr. Kugler the best."

"Very good."