Craig R.
Smolow, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

(516) 437-7202

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of IM/Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical school

  • Jefferson College of Health Professions


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


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Locations & insurance

  • 2001 Marcus Avenue
    Suite N 204
    New Hyde Park, NY 11042

    Fax: (516) 437-7602

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Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition


Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries


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Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)


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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.

"very caring"

"This is a good doctor."

"Always very satisfied."

"Dr Smolow is very considerate and knowledgeable. he does not talk down to you. I have confidence in his ability."

"Dr Smolow is an excellent doctor and I appreciate his input and thoroughness."

"Dr. Smolow is caring, professional and the best at listening and hearing my concerns."

"Used him for 30 plus years. Will continue to do so."

"Outstandingly helpful and kind"

"Dr. C. Smolow is a very caring & loving dr. he is. He is the best."

"I have referred Dr. Smolow to both family and friends."

"I like him very much, he is down to earth,spends time with you"

"Dr. Smolow is excellent!"

"Doctor has great rapport with me."

"Dr Smolow was very professional, friendly, and courteous. He spent the proper amount of time asking and answering questions."

"very competent doctor who I have been using for 20 years or so."

"Great Experience !"

"Dr. Smolow was recommended to me by a patient who works in my office."


"i have recommended him and my friends thank me for the recommendation!"

"Dr. Smolow had been my doctor for over 20 years."

"Dr. Smollow is excellent -he called me to follow up and check on my progress and said we'd explore next steps of the condition does not resolve itself in a given timeframe."


"A very Good experience I have been with this Doctor and office over 20 years."

"30 plus years with this practice. Dr Smolow is a terrific Dr and diagnostician"

"Dr. Smolow is a caring physician. He listens to my concerns and helps me make decisions for my care. I have been with the practice over 30 years."

"You cannot get better than Dr. Smolow. I have recommended him to a friend. My husband is also under his care, as is my daughter."

"Doctor Smolow cares about the entire person, not just the issue I come in for. He puts everything into the context of my life."

"I only deal with the best this is my health............."

"My experience is always very good with my health care provided."

"No bad experience - Easy to communicate with."

"provides info and answers all questions fully"

"very good"

"I have been with Dr. Smolow for more than 15 years. That speaks for itself."

"Very professional and competent doctor!"

"I have no bad experience."

"Dr. Smolow is the best............would definitely recommend him"

"I had a good experience."


"Very pleased w/ doctor & staff."

"This provider is outstanding."

"Dr. smolow needs to have a better bedside manner."

"dr s is the best"

"All good."

"excellent doctor."


"I feel very confident in Dr. Smolow & the care he has provided. #8. Half hour."

"The care provider is very friendly and courtesy he makes you feel very comfortable."

"Very good. #1. Craig Smolow."

"Made me take care of a heart problem - #1. Dr. Smolow."

"Always good - responds to phone calls for results of tests."

"excellent doctor and wonderful staff,"

"My cardiologist changed some of my meds. I have such confidence in Dr. Smolow that I wanted his imprimatur for something my cardiologist recommended."

"Dr. Smolow is a gift from God he has a concerned heart - and an outstanding healer he is not an alarmist - I hate dr.'s that make a simple cold into a death drama!"

"quite satisfied"

"very good experience"

"Dr. Smolow is an excellent doctor - Listens to me and explains every aspect of my care."

"Dr. Smolow and staff (Nicole and Brenda, the day of my visit) was just wonderful."

"I was very pleased."

"very professional care provider. would recommend this practice to others"

"I think Dr. Smolow is the most caring Doctor I have known."

"My quality of life is in the Doctors hands and he is doing a wonderful job."

"care could not be better"


"I have been going to Dr. Smolow for about 16 years and feel very comfortable and confident with him"

"dr smolow is the best primary care dr I ever had."

"Good experience."

"My appointment was for pre-surgical clearance with surgery scheduled to be performed by my Gynecologist."


"Great doctor"

"Dr. Smolow has made me less nervous about going to see a doctor. I usually try to avoid doctors but not anymore."

"Love Dr. Smolow.............he never speaks down to his patients and always is asking for you input. Would highly recommend him"

"Always personal and friendly."

"I have been a patient of Dr. Smolow for many years and trust him with my life. I would be hard pressed to find another doctor that shows the concern and care he has shown me."

"Always a good experience with Dr. Smolow."

"All good."

"Always comfortable with Dr. Smolow he explained everything always concerned and listened to my needs _____."

"I strongly recommend Dr. Smolow to my friend & family members."

"He considered me all the time."

"Dr. Smolow is someone I trust, he's always very helpful, professional, knowledgeable, patient & that's why I have been seeing him for over 20 years!!"

"I have been a patient for many years and this provider knows me well and treats. Me well. My daughter accompanies me on my visits. Both she and the doctor explain everything to me."

"No bad experience."

"Good experience."

"Dr. Smolow is an excellent doctor who inspires confidence and shows great knowledge including a careful analysis of all medications."

"He is a very good diagnostician."

"Always good."

"Very good."

"He listened to everything I said. He let me express myself without cutting me off. And answered all my concerns, and advised me of how he wanted to treat me."

"Friendliness & courtesy."

"Dr. Smolow has always been extremely caring and always thorough & correct."