White Plains Hospital physicians practice at: WP HospitalWP Hospital Physician AssociatesScarsdale Medical Group

Richard S. Gottfried, MD

Internal Medicine, Primary Care
1296 North Avenue, Suite 201, New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 235-8224
(914) 235-6940

Biography

Dr. Gottfried has been delivering healthcare to the patients of Westchester for more than 20 years as an Internist and Primary Care specialist. He believes in delivering the highest quality care to his patients and has received national recognition for his efforts in Diabetes and Stroke/Cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Gottfried completed his medical degree from New York Medical College, receiving both clinical and academic honors during that time. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine  at Stamford Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the hospital.

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Awards & Honors:

  • 2007-2010 – American Diabetes Association and National Clinical Quality Association, Certificate of Recognition in Quality Diabetes Care
  • 2006-2009 – American Hospital Association/American Stroke Association and National Clinical Quality Association, Certificate of Recognition in Quality Cardiovascular and Stroke

Insurance Plans Accepted:

  • AETNA
  • AFFINITY
  • BLUE CROSS
  • CIGNA
  • GHI
  • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OF NEW YORK (HIP)
  • HEALTH REPUBLIC- NYS EXCHANGE
  • HUDSON HEALTH
  • LOCAL 1199
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MVP
  • OXFORD
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE

 

Recent Patient Comments

Press Ganey

Primary

5
09/24/2019
felt very comfortable as soon as I walked in as a first timer. love this place and will be going again for anything else I need in the future
5
09/18/2019
Love *Dr. Gottfried. So happy I am his patient. Always makes time for any medical concerns I might have.
5
09/14/2019
** and Dr. Gottfried are the best! They both are very thorough and they go above and beyond to help their patients.
5
09/14/2019
Dr Gottfried is one of the best primary care Dr's I've ever had. I find all the staff friendly & helpful.
5
09/11/2019
dr gottfried is an excellent caring concerned physican. he spends time with you, explains things and through. they dont make them like him anymore.
5
09/09/2019
Awesome experience as usual!!
4.88
08/31/2019
Dr G is an excellent physician who has the innate ability to put the patient at ease, explain all the procedures involved, and outs emphasis on prioritizing health goals. I would recommend him with the highest level of confidence to my friends.
5
08/27/2019
I've been a patient of Dr Gottfried for many years and I have faith in his medical competence. I will continue to see him as my primary care Dr.
5
08/26/2019
excellent care
5
08/25/2019
all good
5
08/21/2019
DR. Gottfried and the staff at the New Rochelle Office- Are great! always have been. I have recommended them to many people, especially Dr. Gottfried
5
08/20/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is a very caring physician.
5
08/20/2019
great office everyone is professionaland pleasant
5
08/19/2019
I hadn't seen Dr Gottfried in almost two decades because I was overseas. He went out of his way to be helpful given my circumstances. I was pleased to reestablish a professional relationship and to know that my records were in the system after a long absence. He offered a follow up call if my complaint didn't resolve with medication. I felt well looked after.
5
08/16/2019
*Dr. Gottfried always listens and explains questions I may have.
5
08/12/2019
I find everyone at this office to be professional, courteous, and friendly.
5
08/11/2019
always a good and consistent experience
5
08/08/2019
Love the office and the staff. Well organized, knowledgeable and courteous. We've already recommended this office to a number of family and friends.
4.88
08/08/2019
great office and staff and of course Dr. Gottfried
5
08/06/2019
I thank you for employing empathetic & professional staff, they and Dr. Gottfried are my best kept secret!
4.88
08/04/2019
Great experience!
5
08/02/2019
GOTTFRIED AND COMPANY ARE THE BEST: PERIOD
5
07/30/2019
doctor and staff is kind and professional
5
07/29/2019
This is the best service I have received from any doctor or office. Took me on time and the whole staff are great. Doctor Gottfried is excellent, he has inspired me to try and quit smoking. I am also going to look into a chest CT, but I am nervous. Keep up the great work!!
5
07/29/2019
Excellent service from Dr. G and , his nurse. Wonderful support! Thanks,
5
07/28/2019
dr Gottfried is our long time family doctor. we have recommended him to many other patients. he is always helpful and we appreciate his expertise and bedside manner.
5
07/23/2019
I have been seeing Dr. Gottfried for about a quarter-century. If I had any doubts or complaints I would never keep coming back. I have 100% total confidence in his professionalism and abilities.
5
07/20/2019
Dr Gottfried is a fantastic doctor always polite soft spoken and gives me good advice he really cares about his patients I highly recommend him over the years if I needed him he was right there ! Best doctor around ! I just recommend him to two more people! The Best
5
07/20/2019
Dr Godfreid and his staff were professional respectful and knowledgeable of my illness
5
07/16/2019
Always a positive experience with Dr. Richard Gottfried and his staff! I have recommended him to friends and family and all see him as well...we are all pleased.
5
07/15/2019
From the front staff, nurses, and the physician please note that WP Hospital physician associates provide pristine services and care to the patients.
5
07/15/2019
excellent
5
07/14/2019
Very good experience
5
07/11/2019
My experiences with *Dr. Gottfried have been consistently good.
5
07/08/2019
many people are hesitant about visiting Drs. all of the medical staff that I visit are outstanding with all of the above mentioned in the survey. I feel very comfortable with all of the care I receive. White Plains hospital has been providing me with outstanding care since September of 2015 due to a cancer diagnosis. I am now cancer free and have continued follow up appointments with various doctors to insure my good health and to monitor for any future cancer.
5
07/06/2019
it is always a great experience. Dr. Gottfried is a very nice, considerate, understanding doctor.
5
07/06/2019
Good Experience
5
06/30/2019
excellent doctor.
5
06/28/2019
Dr. Gottfried has always been very attentive When you leave a message he always returns the call . I have referred both family n friends to him.I find him very attentive .
5
06/25/2019
Dr. Gottfried's physician's bedside manner is outstanding. I feel respected, and cared for. Dr. Gottfried is easy to talk to and he listened to me, and checked my history then he gives professional counsel and specific recommendations. I am referring my daughter to him.
5
06/25/2019
always great
5
06/20/2019
Dr Gottfried and his staff are always helpful and knowledgeable and professional. I have been a patient of Dr Gottfried for almost 39 years and he is the best doctor for me and my family I completely trust him and his medical advice.
5
06/16/2019
great staff. great physician. always helps me with medical paperwork for my job & gets me what's needed. provides me with options.
5
06/12/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is very thorough & compassionate.
4.88
06/11/2019
very good experience; knowledgeable doctor
5
06/07/2019
GOOD
5
06/06/2019
Excellent staff and great care, thank you!
4.75
06/05/2019
VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE.
5
05/26/2019
everything was great.
5
05/25/2019
called office at 9:00 am, explained my illness and was given an appointment for 12:00 noon. was seen by doctor in less than 10 minutes and very happy with visit. not happy with diagnosis but time will heal me. love Dr. Gottfried!!!
5
05/23/2019
The best!!
5
05/20/2019
I have been seeing Dr. Gotfried for a number of years now and he and his (assistant) are the best team of workers anyone can have taking care of them. Dr. Gotfried is very kind and professional.
5
05/18/2019
this is one of the best-run doctors' offices I have ever seen.
5
05/11/2019
amazing service....excellent doctor!
5
05/10/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is the best GP I have ever had.
4.83
05/07/2019
Richard Gotfried is a very good doctor that explains every procedure to me before he examines me so I trust him to give me the best care.
5
05/06/2019
I am very well looked after by my doctor and will not change him for any other doctor. The whole staff has empathy for patients and the environment is very warm with positive energy.
5
05/05/2019
the best
5
05/04/2019
Best Doctor anyone could ask for!!! Thank You!!
5
04/29/2019
* and Dr. Gottfried are AMAZING!!!! They are always on top of my medical history and remember without me having to remind them its so great to be treated like a person that matters instead of just another number of dozens of patients treated in a day. They both are patient understanding and never rush me. They listen to my concerns and always help to come up with a plan to make me feel better.
5
04/28/2019
always great
5
04/27/2019
Great as usual!!
5
04/24/2019
I am always treated well at WP Hospital Physician Associates.
5
04/24/2019
I give doctor gottfried 5 stars
5
04/23/2019
good
5
04/16/2019
Has been my physician for more than 20 years. Has made appointments with specialist 2 insure future good health.
5
04/15/2019
all good
5
04/09/2019
wonderful doctor and staff
5
04/09/2019
Excellent care.
5
04/03/2019
honestly gonna make him my primary doc!!!
5
04/02/2019
A thorough and professional physical exam.
5
03/31/2019
good
5
03/29/2019
I have been looking for a new primary care doctor - Dr Gottfried was wonderful. I am happy to say I found a new "home."
5
03/28/2019
very good care
5
03/26/2019
I have great confidence in everyone on the team as they are all consummate professionals.
5
03/19/2019
great doctor!
5
03/19/2019
I feel my experience went exactly as it should.
5
03/18/2019
I am always treated in a timely manner and respect
5
03/17/2019
Always an excellent experience. My in-laws had recommended him and I am so happy that I have a Doctor that genuinely cares about his patients.
5
03/15/2019
dr Gottfried and the overall office are great and pleasure to be with they all care
5
03/13/2019
i picked this physician to be my primary. i have experienced the team concept that is utilized at White Plains Hospital. It is good to know that no matter which physician i see he/she is going to know my history.
5
03/12/2019
my time at the office was great i just wish i did not have to be there i really like everyone there
5
03/12/2019
excellent care
5
03/09/2019
Best Dr. ever !!!!! Would never use anyone else. very kind, trusting, caring, very professional, and follows up on my care
4.88
03/06/2019
great service excellent physician
5
03/05/2019
I have recommended Dr Gottfried many times to friends and family. He treated my elderly mother with the utmost respect and medical care. My entire family are patients as well.
5
03/04/2019
The provider and the staff are all very professional and make you feel at ease every time.
5
02/27/2019
very nice guy, was recommended from family.
5
02/26/2019
I am satisfied with my care.
5
02/26/2019
I would recommend
5
02/24/2019
Great respect for Dr Gottfried & the staff in his office.
5
02/21/2019
good
5
02/17/2019
All Good
5
02/16/2019
dr Gottfried is professional, courteous and kind. as well as his staff.
5
02/13/2019
Very satisfied with the service provided.
5
02/11/2019
Doctor Gottfried and his Assistant are very kind, caring and take their time explaining and addressing all concerns...they are truly a great team and I have personally recommended many of my family members as well as friends, who now also see him and are very pleased as well...not too many doctors around that can compare to him...truly the BEST!!!!
5
02/10/2019
great, no problems
5
02/05/2019
feel very comfortable to discuss anything with, very understanding, on the ball and very thorough
5
01/30/2019
Dr Gottfried and his crew is spectacular , im so happy to have Dr. Gottfried as my primary
5
01/30/2019
a very good experience
5
01/30/2019
always feel very comfortable with Dr. Gottfried...Just love him! He's kind, knowledgable, attentive. His assistant is also very nice.
5
01/29/2019
Excellent experience as always. *Dr. Gottfried is simply a perfect doctor that our family has seen for years. He is informative and listens!
5
01/25/2019
Dr. Gottfried was referred to me by a colleague for a check up. He was one of the best doctors I have seen in a long time! Very thorough & caring to all of my concerns.. I sent him a message on the portal about my results for my blood work & he called me & I missed the call but he left a Very detailed message of concern. That i thought was just amazing! Doctors like this are hard to find! I would recommend him in a heartbeat! I want to add that I was in the dental field for 28 years and I know how I want to be treated & what is professional & acceptable from a doctor. Great experience!!
5
01/23/2019
Dr. Gottfried is extremely attentive, knowledgeable, vigilant, clear, reachable, not alarmist and quick to respond to both my wife and me, who consider him an excellent general practitioner at the center of our healthcare needs.
5
01/21/2019
friendly & timely
5
01/18/2019
Thank you, White Plains Physicians Associates -for everything!
5
01/17/2019
Excellent.
5
01/14/2019
I cannot imagine a better care provider. I am perfectly pleased and highly recommend *Dr. Gottfried.
5
01/14/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is outstanding. I recommend him to all my patients.
5
01/10/2019
A great experience every visit They are very caring ,understanding and helpful . I would recommend this practice to everyone .
5
01/09/2019
good
5
01/08/2019
as you can read from my answers, I am overwhelmingly impressed with Dr. Gottfried and have been for the past 25-plus years. my whole family are his patients as well.He is an amazing doctor who really cares about his patients...and tremendous knowledge. how grateful we are to have him care for us!
5
01/08/2019
Over the years of seeing Dr. Gottfried, he and the entire WP Associates staff (especially *) have been attentive to improving and maintaining good health. The experience has always been positive & professional.
5
01/03/2019
Dr. Gottfried communicates in an effective and sensitive manner. he always returns phone calls on the same day I call him. I have confidence in the medical care I receive. He appears to enjoy taking care of his patients. I always recommend him to anyone who asks me for a PCP.
5
01/02/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is personal, professional & caring. I've been going to him for over 20 years.
5
12/26/2018
Excellent doctor & office staff.
5
12/26/2018
Excellent!
5
12/26/2018
Dr Gottfried is an excellent physician. He is throurough, caring and takes time With his patients. He always available To his patients which is an old fashioned quality, that is rare these Days.
5
12/19/2018
very happy with this visit
5
12/17/2018
I'm very happy with my *Dr. Richard Gottfried he's the best dr. I know.
5
12/14/2018
Dr. Gottfried has been my physician for over 20 years. He's an excellent doctor and I feel very comfortable with him and his staff. I refer him to all my peers.
5
11/28/2018
Everything A OK
5
11/27/2018
dr gottfried is the very best doctor I have ever had the pleasure to know. he is kind, patient, caring , knowledgeable and extremely effective. I have never had the kind of follow up or concern for my well being as I have with dr gottfried. he is simply the best. his staff were very supportive and professional. I feel so much better having dr Gottfried as my doctor.
5
11/23/2018
I have phobias with Drs. and medical procedures. Dr. Gottfried and his staff make a visit bearable and are very understanding.
5
11/21/2018
I love Dr Gottfried. He is the best!

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree
    • New York Medical College
    • Nicolas Copernicus Medical Academy of Krakow, Poland
    Post-graduate Training
    • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine - Stamford Hospital
    • Residency, Internal Medicine - Stamford Hospital
    • Residency, General Surgery (PGY 1- PGY 3) - Lenox Hill Hospital
    Board Certification(s)
    • Internal Medicine

    Institutional Affiliations

    • White Plains Hospital
    Richard S. Gottfried, MD
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.9 / 5
    612 Ratings | 125 Comments