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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

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5
01/28/2020
Dr. Richard Gottfried is a miracle in my estimation. He is pure and simple a WONDERFUL doctor
5
01/25/2020
the Dr Richard Gottfried it's a very good dr he's take care very well all the PEOPLE's
5
01/21/2020
Dr. Gottfried and his assistant are always professional, courteous and caring.
5
01/15/2020
I came to Dr. Richard Gottfried because of many high recommendations. He was very kind, patient, super! He also followed up with me about my test results. He was not judging me and very supportive. He was excellent!!
5
01/10/2020
very happy in the way the Physician explains your condition and how to care for it.
5
01/03/2020
Excellent experience!!
5
12/31/2019
Very good service. Thanks
5
12/19/2019
very satisfied
5
12/08/2019
ALWAYS HAD GREAT SERVICE FROM DOCTORS AS WELL AS STAFF. GOD BLESS YOU ALL
5
12/05/2019
Great Experience
5
12/04/2019
My overall experience at White Plains Medical Associates in New Rochelle is always good. My last visit with Dr Gottfried was exceptional. Dr Gottfried recognized the need for immediate hospitalization, offered extraordinary care towards ensuring that all of my medical needs were met with expediency.
5
12/02/2019
*Dr. Gottfried is the best! I've recommended him to multiple coworkers & my mom and they all see him.
5
12/01/2019
no complaints at all
5
11/29/2019
Dr. Gottfried and his staff have always given me excellent care!!
5
11/25/2019
all good
5
11/21/2019
I love everyone at this office
5
11/20/2019
Always a good experience.
5
11/12/2019
All good always an easy visit to that office.
5
11/12/2019
Dr. Gottfried and his staff are outstanding. I have been a patient of his for many years and am always amazed at his kindness and compassion, in conjunction with his high degree of medical experience and knowledge! I am grateful to have him as my primary care physician!
5
11/11/2019
Dr Gottfried takes the time to follow up (with genuine concern ) and is easy to understand. A very good doctor!
5
11/10/2019
I already told family and friends about this Doctor and now my husband and daughter are going to him and soon some of my friends will be going to him!!! he's very thorough when it comes to your health!!!
5
11/06/2019
love all the staff and my doctor! GREAT place.
5
11/05/2019
very professional and comfortable to talk to. and would recommend Dr. Gottfried
5
11/04/2019
DR. Gottfried is an excellent doctor--Very caring and professional.
5
11/03/2019
I am always treated with respect and dignity. Dr. Gottfried is a wonderful physician.
5
10/29/2019
Dr. Gottfried is a fantastic doctor, and I and my family have been patients of his for years. The people in the office were terrific.
5
10/27/2019
they are always very nice and helpful
5
10/26/2019
Dr. Gottfried is one of the best physicians in the area, hands down!
5
10/25/2019
A pleasure to visit
5
10/23/2019
good
5
10/22/2019
good as always
5
10/13/2019
dr Gottfried is a phenomenal MD. I'm a psychologist and I recommend him to my patients
5
10/11/2019
great doctor and staff
5
10/07/2019
Everyone is top notch there.
5
10/07/2019
sooo happy I changed and see all my doctors there. when my endocrinologist saw an issue with my blood pressure immediately contacted dr.godfied and put me on something then continues to keep eye on it. they're always so awesome, knowing exactly what's happening with me and jumps right on it. absolutely great staff of doctors. wouldn't change ever
5
10/05/2019
Excellent!
5
10/05/2019
excellent care, as usual
5
10/05/2019
Always a prompt and insightful medical experience. One would be better walking into Dr. Gottfried's office than the Emergency Ward.
5
10/04/2019
I am satisfied with the care I get at White plains. DR. Gottfried is the best.
5
10/02/2019
I had the best medical assistant, *. she was incredible and extremely kind. Both * and Dr. Gottfried go out of their way to take care of their patients and give them the best possible visit.
5
09/30/2019
Good.
5
09/30/2019
Excellent service.
5
09/30/2019
doctor gotfried is the most caring doctor that I have ever met.....
5
09/29/2019
* & Dr Gottfried are amazing!! they always remember the small things. im grateful to have such an amazing team of nurse & doctor
4.88
09/27/2019
overall visit was good!
5
09/25/2019
The staff in this office always makes you feel comfortable and they are very courteous.
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.

    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

    Overall Satisfaction

    4.9 / 5
    562 Ratings | 115 Comments