About

About

Dr. Schiffer, the co-founder of Park East Cardiovascular, is an experienced and progressive physician with a particular interest in preventative cardiology. Dr. Schiffer serves as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, as well as Vice President for Physician and Community Relations at LHH. He is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at the NSLIJ-Hofstra School of Medicine.

Dr. Schiffer a B.S from Northwestern University degree in 1973,and an M.D degree from Northwestern University Medical School in 1977. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine, and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Schiffer is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease

  • Administrative titles

    • Vice Chairman - see scanned link of Cardiovascular Medicine - Cardiology, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • Northwestern University

  • Residencies

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Internships

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

158 East 84th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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08/14/2018
"I'm most fortunate to have Dr. Schiffer taking such wonderful care of me - "
07/05/2018
"Excellent, caring physician. I have had the good fortune to have Dr. Schiffer as my cardiologist for over 10 years."
07/04/2018
"Dr. Schiffer is a smart, caring physician."
06/27/2018
"Dr. Schiffer's professionalism & friendliness are a great positives. I have great confidence in his recommendations. "
06/06/2018
"Dr. Schiffer is a wonderful doctor and a terrific human being. If I were to rate him from 0-10. He would get a 100. Really - he is a very special caring doctor."
03/28/2018
"As fine a physician as I've seen. Great, caring, pragmatic, sensitive."
03/23/2018
"Dr. Schiffer is wonderful!! "
03/22/2018
"Dr. Schiffer is best dr. I have EVER been involved with, bar none!"
02/16/2018
"He's the best!"
01/26/2018
"I didn't have a problem - but had to have a thorough exam for a pre-op situation. "
01/17/2018
"Dr. Schiffer's reputation is well known & not only in our boroughs, as well as his peers."
11/05/2017
"He is excellent!"
10/10/2017
"Excellent - been a patient 20 years."
07/31/2017
"All visits were very good. "
07/11/2017
"Wonderful."
06/23/2017
"I think Dr. Schiffer is terrific! He has kept me alive!"
06/11/2017
"IBID superlatives."
04/06/2017
"#5-7. Excellent."
02/15/2017
"Dr. Schiffer is the most sensitive & understanding physician I have ever seen. I am so grateful to be under his care."
12/06/2016
"Dr. Schiffer has provided excellent cardiac care for many years to my complete satisfaction. I would gladly recommend his practice to anyone seeking the BEST in cardiology."
12/01/2016
"Very smart and spelled out what I needed."
11/15/2016
"Dr. Schiffer has been my PCP for many, many years. Wouldn't change for any reason."
09/19/2016
"Amazingly supportive & caring, knowledgeable and helpful ALL of the time. A thoroughly excellent provider AND staff ALWAYS a positive experience."
08/08/2016
"Excellent bedside manner!"
08/02/2016
"I came for a second opinion. Dr. Schiffer was very knowledgeable that clarified my concerns."
07/22/2016
"Excellent experience."
07/21/2016
"Good."
07/15/2016
"A great physician!"
06/09/2016
"Dr. Schiffer has provided EXCELLENT care to me for over 20+ years. I would recommend his practice to anyone in need of cardiac health care. He is expert in his speciality."
04/25/2016
"Not crazy about provider but have no complaint about service as he was recommended by someone I trust."
03/03/2016
"Good."
01/28/2016
"Dr. Schiffer is a caring person. He is completely transparent with information."
09/08/2015
"Doctor & staff were very professional & friendly."
07/29/2015
"Excellent - generally very helpful."
05/20/2015
"Dr. Schiffer has for over 20 years provided excellent medical & personal care to me & my family!"
04/06/2015
"Dr. Schiffer is not very talkative, however, one knows the doctor knows his speciality (cardio)."
12/23/2014
"Dr. Schiffer is top in his field. I TRUST him."
09/08/2014
"Dr. Schiffer is superb."
07/08/2014
"Good."
05/15/2014
"I come in from NJ to see this physician."
04/09/2014
"Good."
01/17/2014
"Good experience."

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