Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

    • Colon/Rectal Surgery - American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Section Director - Hernia Surgery of Surgery - Division of Colorectal Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

  • Residencies

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Allentown Hospital-Lehigh Valley Ctr

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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| 173.0 patient ratings & 33 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.

06/25/2018
"I love dr held"
03/08/2018
"Dr. Held is a very good doctor and has a pleasant personality."
11/24/2017
"#9. Excellent."
11/23/2017
"I would highly recommend Dr. Held. Professional manner - His impeccable reputation precedes him!"
07/10/2017
"I love dr held. I have been seeing him for23 and a half years. he made my breast cancer ordeal so much more bearable. he is compassionate brilliant thorough and efficient."
05/31/2017
"I would highly recommend this provider."
03/31/2017
"Good always."
02/09/2017
"I always have a great experience."
02/02/2017
"Fair."
01/26/2017
"Good."
06/30/2016
"Provider was very competent!"
06/27/2016
"good"
04/26/2016
"He's not an alarmist. I need that in a doctor."
02/10/2016
"Could not have hoped to have a better surgeon & PA. THEY WERE GREAT."
01/28/2016
"He was EXCELLENT!! I loved his careness & he made me feel COMFORTABLE."
01/27/2016
"Need to spend more time with pt. and explain more."
12/30/2015
"Perfect experience."
09/04/2015
"Dr. Held is an excellent surgeon and I am grateful for the comprehensive care he gave me."
08/25/2015
"Good experience however, I think he should have mentioned that there would be discoloration."
08/19/2015
"Everyone was very nice to me. They made me feel comfortable and was good hands -"
06/05/2015
"I would have liked more verbal information on what was done & results of procedure."
06/03/2015
"Dr. Held is an incredibly compassionate and knowledgeable physician."
01/13/2015
"They are trustworthy and knowledgeable."
01/08/2015
"My experience was VERY satisfactory and I would not hesitate to use this doctor again."
12/17/2014
"The doctor was knowledgeable and spoke clearly and explained how to treat my hernia."
07/23/2014
"Good experience."
07/22/2014
"Very good."
06/20/2014
"Excellent care, concern."
06/16/2014
"Everyone was awesome. Couldn't ask for more friendliness & courtesy."
06/11/2014
"Dr. Held is one of the best surgeons - we have ONLY USED him for surgical procedures."
04/24/2014
"Very good & kind."
04/18/2014
"The concern and respect was the best one could expect."
02/05/2014
"Good."

In the news

In the news

In the news
The surgeon discusses his medicine origins, experience in the field and hernia surgeries.