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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

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5
06/28/2021
Dr Godfried is consistently one of the most knowledgeable, truly caring, and patient physicians I've ever seen!
5
05/24/2021
Doctor was wonderful. Knowledgeable and easy to speak with.
5
05/22/2021
all good
5
05/18/2021
dr Gottfried is an amazing diagnostician. so observant.
5
05/17/2021
Great doctor
5
04/27/2021
My number one doctor.
5
04/19/2021
Great
5
04/17/2021
My doctor is excellent in explaining conditions and treatments. Also, does recommend other doctors if necessary.
5
04/16/2021
Dr. Gottfried is responsive and his recommendations helped me immensely. He sees the big picture and goes the extra mile, all the time.
5
04/13/2021
Dr Gottfried is the best. He takes the time to talk to you and looks at my complete health history. He even looked at the last time I had a colonoscopy just to make sure I'm ok with it. Which we found that I am.
5
04/11/2021
dr. gottfried always delivers an informative and knowledgeable experience. he always goes above and beyond to listen to every concern and addresses every issue at hand.
5
03/30/2021
Dr Gottfried is an excellent doctor. By the way, he is not only an excellent doctor but also an excellent person. He is very caring and attentive.
5
03/29/2021
Always. Rey clear and thorough
5
03/16/2021
Been going to Dr. Gottfried for 30 years. Always the same professional care every visit since the first one.
5
03/15/2021
Very Good Experience
5
03/10/2021
I have already recommended Dr Gottfried. He is completely helpful and knowledgeable, I will never change him.
5
03/07/2021
Dr. Gottfried is my primary care physician for twenty + years.
5
03/06/2021
dr Gottfried is exceptional
5
03/04/2021
excellent
5
03/01/2021
Dr Gottfried is an amazing compassionate doctor with a wealth of knowledge and always is through in my care and makes himself available to his patients. I have been blessed to have such a great doctor and I would recommend him to anyone. He is an integral part of my health and I trust him with everything
5
02/28/2021
This was pre-op clearance, time sensitive. Scheduling and process was flawless.
5
02/28/2021
Dr Gottfried was, as always, very kind, listened, and gave calm, considered and encouraging advice
5
02/26/2021
good
5
02/23/2021
Excellent communication.
5
02/18/2021
doctor Gotfried is the best doctor I have ever had. he is available at all times, always follows through and is caring not just as a doctor but as a family member. I have already recommended him to many people that use him.
5
02/16/2021
*Dr. Gottfried strikes me as a highly skilled physician, whose proficiency is only by the compassion he was for his patients. I consider myself privileged to be under his care.
5
02/14/2021
I have been using Dr. Gottfried as my primary care dr. for over a quarter of a century. I followed him from a previous practice to this one. Obviously I am pleased with / and have confidence in him.
5
02/09/2021
*Dr. G. and staff are outstanding.
5
02/05/2021
i think the doctor is wonderful and really cares about me
5
02/02/2021
Dr. Gottfried is an excellent physician who informs and answers all questions regarding conditions and test results. Always prompt and helpful.
5
02/01/2021
great everything
5
01/16/2021
Good experience
5
01/04/2021
I always feel like *Dr. Gottfried listens, explains & investigates my issues. He gives me his best advice & also works with MY parameters.
5
12/31/2020
very good
5
12/27/2020
it was just a check up and my nurse was awesome
5
12/20/2020
I absolutely love Dr. Godfried as my PCP, his knowledge in medicine and eccentric sense of humor.
5
12/20/2020
dr Gottfried is wonderful!
5
12/16/2020
went the extra distance to help me
5
12/08/2020
I have recommended him without reservation..and each new patient echoed my excellent comments. He treats not only the illness, but he treats the person. it makes an incredible difference.
5
12/01/2020
outstanding!!
5
11/25/2020
Dr Gottfried is fantastic!
5
11/23/2020
*Dr. Gottfried is wonderful as is his staff.
5
11/19/2020
Good experience
5
11/16/2020
happy
5
11/16/2020
Already have recommended.
4.58
11/14/2020
great experience with every one who helped me, from same day appointment to addressing my concerns.
5
11/10/2020
This was a Check up
5
11/05/2020
Dr Gottfried and his nursing staff provide exemplary service. He is an active listener which lends to obvious standards of excellence
5
11/01/2020
professional and knowledgeable
5
10/28/2020
dr Gottfried is absolutely fantastic,". great doctor and great person
5
10/28/2020
Great
5
10/26/2020
I have already recommended many patience to this practice. Dr. Gotfried is the best dr I have ever had. He is on point and I trust him with my life. He is very smart and always makes logical decisions for my health, the best.
5
10/24/2020
Excellent
5
10/20/2020
satisfactory
5
10/18/2020
Excellent Doctor -Patient relationship.
5
10/14/2020
Office/front desk staff is friendly. Dr. Gottfried is very thorough, easy to talk to and makes me feel comfortable. I travel from CT because I like him that much.
5
10/14/2020
Dr. Gottfried is excellent.
5
10/11/2020
always a positive experience
5
10/10/2020
dr gotfried is the best
5
10/07/2020
Dr. Gottfried is the best.
5
09/29/2020
This was a follow-up, post-hospitalization visit. Called Dr. Gottfried when an emergency took place and he and his team responded right away with the right instruction to get to the Emergency room for symptoms of a stroke. Greatly appreciate his caring, his follow-up, his professional expertise and manner. It was life or death and he did the very right thing and deserves praise.
5
09/27/2020
Excellent care
5
09/22/2020
Dr. Gottfried is the best health care provider!
5
09/21/2020
Dr. Gottfried continues to excel at providing high level of care.
5
09/16/2020
DR. GOTTFRIED IS THE BEST DOC IN NY
5
09/15/2020
People were great.
5
09/07/2020
Very good experience.
5
08/28/2020
I have recommended Dr. Gottfried to numerous friends and family members. He is an excellent doctor with a terrific bedside manner.
5
08/25/2020
Very satisfied with my health care provider
5
08/23/2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Gottfried for over a quarter of a century. I followed him from his previous practice to this one. It is safe to infer that I am more than pleased.
5
08/19/2020
*Dr. Gottfried is the best PCP I've ever had, I moved 30 miles away and kept him.
5
08/17/2020
Thank you.
3.75
08/17/2020
Dr Gottfried was very good at putting me at ease and explaining what he thought the path we needed to travel..He also listened and recommended several options in my health care plan
5
08/15/2020
Dr. Gottfried is a caring, dedicated and excellent doctor.
5
08/05/2020
Dr. Gottfried alway listens to his patients and cares deeply about their overall health. He is a unique and special doctor.
5
07/29/2020
I already recommended two of his current patients

    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
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.8 / 5
    357 Ratings | 76 Comments
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