Alfred Philip
Belding, MD

Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

(631) 724-1331

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine/Geriatric Med

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • Creighton University School of Medicine


  • Nassau University Medical Center


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Locations & insurance

Northwell Medical Group Smithtown

  • 9 Brooksite Drive
    Smithtown, NY 11787

    Fax: (631) 360-5646

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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. Belding is a caring physician. I never feel rushed when telling him about my health concerns. Very glad he is my physician."

"Dr. Belding listens, does not rush, involves the patient."

"I appreciate Dr. Belding's respect for my decisions about my health and ongoing treatment. Waiting in the examining room always seems longer than it actually is, but it's worth the wait if the doctor listens, takes the time to answer questions, and doesn't rush through the visit. Dr, Belding went out of his way to get info on something he thought would be of interest to me."

"dr belding not only is my doctor for over 49 years he has been a good and caring doctor who treats his patients not only with expertise but also sees his patients as people and let's them feel as though they are his only patient during your time with him"

"I would recommend Dr Belding, he is a fantastic Dr."

"Dr. Belding is best doctor I have had in last 30 years."

"My wife & I have been using Dr. Belding for 20+ years. I have the upmost confidence in him. Excellent!"

"Dr. Belding very CARING."

"Always kind caring and compassionate nice man - Awesome physician."

"Dr Belding was very helpful and spent time explaining things to me. I did not feel rushed. I would definitely recommend him to others."

"Dr. Belding is the most thorough, caring and knowledgable doctor I have ever came across"

"A very good doctor."

"Dr Belding was very thorough and left me feeling very confident."

"Excellent doctor."

"#8. No limit. #9. Excellent. #10. Positively."

"Dr. Belding is the only doctor that I will go to. We have a great relationship."

"Dr. Belding is a caring, smart, excellent physician. The best @ what he does."

"V. good."

"Dr. Belding is outstanding!"

"The best."

"Dr Belding is my favorite doctor."

"great listening skills cares about me as a person"

"Great job by Dr. Belding."

"Very caring office!"

"Dr. Belding is wonderful."

"Dr. Belding is a very thorough physician. He cares about me as a person not just another patient. He explains everything-(and I ask a million questions) and is very patient. His follow up after route tests is also amazing."

"Doctor is very kind and takes the time to listen to me."

"Dr. Belding is great."

"excellent physician"

"Good A+."

"Experience with Dr. Belding very positive. Glad he is my GP."

"This is for my father - but based on the care he receives both my wife & I chose Dr. Belding as primary."

"After experiencing complications after my record knee surgery, my help care provider gave me advice & reassurance."

"Dr Belding is excellent, very thorough and concerned about my medical issue"

"dr belding has been my healthcare provider for 37 years! i am more than happy with him and his office staff"

"Dr. Belding listens to me, gives great advice, does necessary testing, and never rushes me."

"Since the care provider had also had a knee replacement he certainly could relate to me."


"Always a good experience."


"All good."

"I have been going to Dr. Belding for years and he always is very thorough, thoughtful, gives results ASAP and is willing to listen to any issues you are having to try to solve them."


"I thought I needed to lose wait. I am glad the Dr. told me that too. He mentioned nicely to exercise and lose weight. I told the Dr. thank- you for saying that. I needed to hear it from a professional. I am glad to say I have been eating well and slowly exercising."

"I have been w/Dr. Belding for 29 years and _____ ever having to change."

"Dr. Belding is excellent."

"Dr Belding has been my primary care provider for over 35 years"

"Excellent experience."



"Dr. Belding is an excellent doctor - I discuss ALL of my medical issues with him & rely on his recommendations -"

"I have known Dr. Belding for quite some time and both my husband and I are satisfied with the care he provides. We also are very happy with the staff (Joan Caroline, Lorraine,Carol) as well as others."

"Have used Dr. Belding for almost 30 years he is excellent I have complete confidence in him."

"Top notch - all around."

"Good experience. Needed medical clearance for eye surgery."

"Dr. Belding is a knowledgeable and caring physician."

"Love Dr. Belding!"

"excellent provider and Drs in this pactice"

"Dr. Belding has been our doctor for 35 years. Never a problem always available and thorough & smart."

"Dr. Belding is an excellent G.P. I have a lot of confidence in his diagnosis."

"Dr. Belding is extremely knowledgeable and caring. I hope he never retires!"

"liked physician and medical assistants"

"Have been seeing Dr. Belding over 20 years -"

"Dr. Belding is also very thorough."

"Very good experience."

"He is great with me & gives good advice and medicine."

"All good."

"Felt very comfortable & confident of the doctors care. Did NOT feel rushed out at anytime - very happy w/ service/ care."

"33 years with same dr. I have recommended many fam. members."

"Good experience - I never felt as I was getting rushed out of my examination."



"Confidence was good in experience."

"Dr. Belding spends a great deal of time with me to take care of my health. He is a very good doctor."

"Well satisfied."

"Been with Dr. Belding 35 years!"

"Very good."

"Dr. Belding and staff provided professional care to me. I have been their patient for over 30 years. I have been blessed by the care Dr. Belding and staff have provided."

"Very good experience."

"Dr. Belding has been a good doctor and genuinely cares for my well being."


"Dr. Belding is always professional, he listens & takes good care of me."


"Generally good to way good."

"All good."

"Always excellent service."

"Dr. Belding takes great care of me every time I go. Never had a bad experience. He never rushes me, always gives me the time I need. I am 100% very happy with his care."