Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Endocrinology/Metab/Diabetes - American Board of IM/Endo, Diabetes, Metabolism

  • Academic titles

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

  • Chief resident

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Medical school

    • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

Insurance information

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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| 42.0 patient ratings & 19 patient comments

Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

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

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Instructions the care provider gave you about follow up care (if any)

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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Amount of time the care provider spent with you

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Your confidence in this care provider

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Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others

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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.

08/14/2018
"Extremely knowledgeable and current on the new medicine and equipment. Has a passion to be the best in her field."
08/05/2018
"Absolutely would and have recommended."
06/26/2018
"One of the best doctor I've seen in 79 years. "
02/08/2018
"Dr. Schulman is outstanding!!! I have and would recommend her."
10/27/2017
"I was considered making her my PCP. Also I happy to like her use of a health app that I have access to."
09/03/2017
"Dr. Schulman's care and concern shine through. I know she is committed to my care."
06/19/2017
"She is incredibly intelligent, professional and caring. A world class health care provider."
05/22/2017
"Excellence."
04/27/2017
"Good."
02/27/2017
"I rate her at a 12 on a scale of 10. Extraordinary level of care and knowledge."
11/12/2016
"my health care provider is very caring, she always call me in person to follow up and give my lab result"
10/13/2016
"Great experience."
09/12/2016
"i would take a bullet for this doctor."
03/21/2016
"Good experience."
01/25/2016
"Dr. Rifka Schulman is excellent! I would recommend her to anyone needing an endocrinologist."
01/15/2016
"She was "fantastic" when I met her in the LIJ ER on 7/22/15 that's why I made the appt. to see her in her private office. (Endocrinologist)."
06/01/2015
"Dr. Shulman is an outstanding, CARING and thorough physician. #1. (Nurse)."
02/27/2015
"Dr. Schulman carefully listens to my concerns. Based on my concerns, she makes recommendations."
08/28/2014
"Good experience."

In the news

In the news

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