Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Nephrology - American Board of IM/Nephrology

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • Hahnemann University

  • Residencies

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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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.

08/16/2018
"We now live in Manhattan and although we should change to a more "local" dr. near our apt., we still prefer to come to Dr. Kerpen who is like a modern day "Dr. Welby"... compassionate, knowledgeable, and an excellent physician who knows us as people - - not just patients."
08/13/2018
"He is the best dr."
07/09/2018
"A top notch MD that I've been visiting as a patient for more that 35 years. That should speak volumes as to my opinion."
07/02/2018
"I think that Dr. Kerpen has always spent and allocated a very significant time discussing my condition and medical needs as well a my personal life needs. He has excellent communicative skills and relates well to the patient on a level that can be easily understood."
06/30/2018
"Love this doctor because he doesn't dismiss your concerns and if you need a recommendation for a specialist he provides you with the best."
06/23/2018
"Dr. Kerpen is amazing! He is dedicated and passionate about what he does and it shows in the way he treats his patients. He is really the best!"
06/11/2018
"Excellent"
06/03/2018
"have been Dr. Kerpen's patient over 25 years. We understand each other."
05/30/2018
"Dr. Kerpen has been my primary doctor for many years - Has always been available to my questions and I feel is genuinely interested in my well-being."
05/29/2018
"HOK is the best in my experience."
05/23/2018
"I have been seeing Dr. Kerpen since he began his practice. He is a most caring and gifted doctor. I am so pleased that he continues to be my health care provider. If all doctors were as knowledgeable and at the same time compassionate as Dr. Kerpen the health care industry would be a better place."
05/22/2018
"Dr. Kerpen is an excellent doctor and I have tremendous faith in his instructions, care, response to questions. he is the pen ultimate of doctors!!"
05/21/2018
"Dr Kerpen is the best!"
04/24/2018
"Doctor Howard Kerpen is an excellent doctor. He is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor, I would highly recommend him."
04/24/2018
"Dr. Kerpen is the best. Has been my doctor for years. He is a role model and is everything an excellent doctor should be."
04/19/2018
"Very caring, competent and understanding."
04/16/2018
"I have been a patient of Dr. Howard Kerpen since 1980. He is beyond good. Even when he was in private practice and didn't accept my insurance, I wouldn't change my doctor. Every doctor should be like him!"
04/07/2018
"a doctors doctor"
01/22/2018
"Dr Kerpen is the best"
12/26/2017
"if you need to survey Dr. Kerpen you are wasting Northwell money-- he is the best-- always has been. your surveys are ridiculous but I guess they have to be done so some executive can justify their job! if a doctor is lousy people won't go to them... that's how you measure the doctors ability and success."
12/22/2017
"Excellent."
12/06/2017
"Dr. Kerpen is the best! I don't know what I would do if I ever lost his care!"
11/28/2017
"Dr. Kerpen is the best."
11/27/2017
"Excellent Doctor we travel from Pennsylvania to see him"
11/25/2017
"have known Dr Kerpen over 25 years. He is always caring and explains treatment very well"
11/21/2017
"Dr. Kerpen is an excellent physician who always treats me in a very friendly, courteous and professional manner. He is always willing to listen to my questions or concerns."
11/13/2017
"Have always been in good hands with Dr. Kerpen."
10/30/2017
"Dr. Kerpen is a gem and shows great concern for his patients."
09/25/2017
"he's a very caring and sympathetic dictor"
09/19/2017
"as you can tell by my answers , everything was fine"
09/12/2017
"excellent care"
09/11/2017
"I come from Amagansett to Dr Kerpen because he is such a fine doctor and caring person.....4 hours of traveling but it's worth it!"
09/04/2017
"I think Doctor Kerpen is an excellent doctor and believe that his care saved my husband's life. I have been a patient of his for over 27 years and I not had faith in him would not have continued to use him."
09/01/2017
"Great doctor, very satisfied."
08/23/2017
"I love Dr. Kerpen."
08/21/2017
"Dr Kerpin takes the time to sit down and discuss my exam and takes personal interest in my and my wife's health."
07/03/2017
"All very good."
07/02/2017
"excellent Dr and staff"
06/13/2017
"only good experience"
05/22/2017
"good"
05/04/2017
"I always get the best care ever."
04/30/2017
"My provider is the best Physician I have ever had. I wish all Physicians were like him."
04/24/2017
"I experienced good will & always confidence in my provider!"
03/14/2017
"I have been a patient of Dr. Kerpen's for over 25 years and would not still be seeing him if he were not a top-notch doctor, which he is."
02/23/2017
"I trust Dr Kerpen and hope he continues with my care forever."
02/20/2017
"TOP NOTCH PRACTICE"
02/04/2017
"superb, knowledgeable and compassionate physician-the best"
02/01/2017
"Never bad, Dr. Kerpen is the best! I have sent many of my friends to him."
01/21/2017
"Dr. Kerpen spends the necessary time with me, listens to me and explains the "Whys" to me about my health and what I need to do."
01/15/2017
"Dr. Kerpen is the best."
12/30/2016
"Caring & comfort."
12/29/2016
"Dr. Kerpen is the BEST ........"
12/28/2016
"Provider Howard Kerpen had been my provider for 30 years."
12/27/2016
"only good experience"
12/06/2016
"I never had a bad experience with Dr Kerpen or any of his staff"
12/04/2016
"You see that Dr Kerpen and operation is excellent."
10/06/2016
"Dr. Kerpen is an excellent doctor! Always! And the office is very well run!"
10/03/2016
"i've recommended him to my boss and my children - people I would not risk displeasing :-)"
09/24/2016
"Dr Kerpen is very thorough and detailed."
09/20/2016
"no problems , always good care"
08/26/2016
"Dr. Kerpen is wonderful."
08/02/2016
"I have known my doctor for 40 years."
07/25/2016
"Dr Kerpen been taking care for 20 years & I don't any complaints ."
06/28/2016
"I've been a patient of Dr. Kerpen for over 25 years and he has always proven himself competent and professional."
06/27/2016
"Northwell Health is blessed to have Dr. Kerpen as a member of its team. He is a remarkable man and an excellent physician. His medical knowledge and bedside manner cannot be matched."
06/27/2016
"He is the best doctor that has ever examined me. The care and advice he has given me is priceless."
06/06/2016
"Dr. Kerpen has been my doctor for more than 35 years. He is a wonderful, caring man. I feel safe and cared for. I feel he has my best interest at the forefront of his care. He is truly the best example of a medical professional."
05/24/2016
"Doctor spent more time recording notes than talking with me. I was not given sufficient time to discuss certain matters or conditions in greater detail. I felt rushed."
05/03/2016
"Unshakeable confidence in Dr. Kerpen."
04/25/2016
"Very concerned and helpful"
04/16/2016
"There is no doubt about me recommending this care provider but I can do this to my friends in New York but not in New Jersey because of the trip."
03/29/2016
"I have been using Dr. Kerpen for many, many years and I cannot imagine getting better care or attention from anyone."
03/28/2016
"Dr. Kerpen is a wonderful doctor and I trust his judgment completely. Always answers my questions and make me feel at ease with my medical problems."
03/14/2016
"DR. KERPEN IS A HIGHLY QUALIFIED PHYSICIAN AND DIAGNOSTICIAN. HE LITERALLY SAVED MY LIFE BY LISTENING TO MY CONCERNS AND SENDING ME FOR A STRESS TEST THAT DAY WHERE I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A BLOCKED CORNARY BRANCH ARTERY AND HAD A STENT INSERTED THAT SAME DAY."
02/23/2016
"Excellent service.Did not finds any issues with the physician or staff."
02/13/2016
"Always treated in a very courteous, friendly and professional manner by the doctor and staff."
01/29/2016
"Dr. Kerpen keeps up without he latest research, he is patient and kind. A great doctor."
01/27/2016
"The most wonderful professional brilliant physician anyone could hope for & more!"
01/23/2016
"Again, this is repetitious. Further, Dr. Kerpen has been my primary care physician for over 30 years...obviously I'm happy with the service he provides !"
01/12/2016
"Dr. Kerpen is PERSONABLE, KNOWLEDGEABLE and always gives 1,000% to this patients."
01/08/2016
"I only see Dr. Kerpen."
01/04/2016
"Good."
12/14/2015
"Dr Kerpen is the ultimate professional physician"
11/16/2015
"Once again, I am very satisfied with the service provided by Dr. Kerpen."
11/03/2015
"The entire experience was excellent."
10/27/2015
"I have a lots of confidence that is because my experiences are always good. #1-10. Please forgive me.. for using the wrong column."
10/20/2015
"I have recommended Dr. Kerpen to others many times."
09/15/2015
"Good."
08/31/2015
"We drive from New Jersey to see Dr. Howard Kerpen - need we say any more. #9. He is exceptional."
08/26/2015
"Dr. Kerpen is the most intelligent, caring, compassionate super doctor on the planet!!!"
06/01/2015
"Have recommended him to others."
05/04/2015
"No bad."
04/01/2015
"Providers are courteous & professional."
03/31/2015
"I have been a patient of Dr. Kerpen for 37 years. He is a very concerned doctor for his patients."
01/23/2015
"I always had a welcoming & caring experience."
10/28/2014
"VERY satisfied."
10/28/2014
"Dr. Kerpen is outstanding!"
10/24/2014
"Dr. Kerpen is the most fabulous intelligent, knowledgeable and caring doctor on the planet."
07/22/2014
"Doc Howard Kerpen is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor with years of experience. He takes pride in being a doctor. Not enough room to talk about him."
06/19/2014
"For over 25 yrs. Kerpen has been excellent!"
06/16/2014
"He is the best, so caring."
05/23/2014
"Too little time spent with the doctor."
04/21/2014
"Dr. Kerpen is a wonderful person as well as a great doctor."
04/17/2014
"Dr. Kerpen - There is no better!!!"
04/15/2014
"BEST DOCTOR EVER."
03/19/2014
"Very caring."
02/13/2014
"Always good."
02/06/2014
"Dr. Kerpen is one of the best doctors I have ever dealt with."