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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
303 2nd Avenue, Suite 9 (between 17th and 18th), New York, NY, 10003

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Dr. Bhadra Shah intends to provide optimal patient care with compassion and concern for patient's health. She has treated generations of families and would love to treat any new patients in the same way. Dr. Shah and her staff respects and cares for your time and comfort. We can do our best only if patients keep their appointment and complete their forms ahead of time. Too many last minutes cancellation requires overbooking which results in long wait some time. We also have acupuncturist and alternative therapy provider (who offers help for many ailments) available in my office.

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Dr. Shah was very thorough and addressed all my needs. I'm glad to have her as part of my medical team.

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Helpful & kind!

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Dr. Shah was very kind and gentle. I went in with concerns and anxiety but her calmness assured me and she is patient in explaining things.

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She's a sweet, older woman. Obviously knowledgeable. My concerns are that she lacks a energetic, engaging personality and she prescribed me medicine that wasn't covered by my insurance. I asked before leaving her office if the prescription would be expensive and she said no. Her medical assistants are nice and have great customer service. This was my second appt with Dr. Shah. During my first appt, I waited almost 2 hours before seeing her. I believe she over booked appts that day. So be aware of that possibility.

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She did very little to make me feel comfortable during procedures, and she talked down to me in a way that was clearly meant to make me feel guilty or bad about my decisions.

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Professional, kind and will give patients the time to explore what is the cause of illness/ issues.

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She's a great doctor highly recommend her!

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It was good. She's very patient and and knowledgeable; wanting to know all the facts before deciding on a course of action.

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She was very kind, patient and very thorough. The receptionist was nice but I didn’t like how she asked me my reason for visit in waiting area in front of everybody. To me that should be asked in the privacy of the doctors office. Very old school and traditional way of doing things

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She was so calming and nice. Wasn’t rushed at all. First gyno visit and want to definitely stick with her.

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Dr. Shah is the both patient and knowledgable. She puts her patients care and comfort first and makes herself available (often after hours) via her patient portal. While her office is unassuming, Dr. Shah's team is professional and consistent. Dr. Shah is hands down the best OB-GYN I have met with.

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Dr. Shah has a wonderful balance of caring and straight forward. I felt I was in good hands.

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Great doctor took her time to explain everything!!!

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I had to wait more than 1 hour to be seen, and the place is in the basement so there was no phone reception (at least with my service). Receptionists were curt and not as friendly.

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Dr. Shah was patient and took the time to walk me through my medical issue. Very greatful for her care and professionalism.

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It smelled like curry throughout the examination room and I'm not sure how sanitary the place was. The wait was absolutely excessive, waited for an hour and 15 mins.

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I had an excellent experience with Dr. Bhadra Shah. She was super punctual and her staff very friendly. I made an appoitment only for her to remove my IUD, but she was very thoughtful and patient with all my concerns and doubts in minimal details.

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Great doctor, very personable and attentive. It is only GYN though, no longer OB pregnancy care. It should be updated in Zocdoc

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Dr. Shah was very thorough, kind, and patient. She really spent the time to understand my medical history before making any suggestions. I will definitely be seeing her moving forward!

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Great first time experience.

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My appointment was at 545pm and I was not seen until after 7pm. Doctor is kind of dry and not easy to talk to.

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I don't mind to wait when a doctor takes time with a patient. Dr. Shah is wonderful and caring. I'm her new patient and she really took her time to examine me thoroughly. I'm very happy to go back to her for a next visit .

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Great dr.

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Very happy with Dr Shah. Managed to get a last minute Saturday appointment and she was great to deal with and put my mind at ease over my concerns.

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I have had the worst experience with this doctor and office. I went in to get my annual check up and to talk to her about concerns I have been having with my period. I did the ussual test and was told to come back in two weeks to get my results. When I went back I had to wait an hour to be informed that my blood/samples bad been lost and I had to do everything over again and then come back two weeks later. It is now two weeks later and I still have no test results and was told I need to login into a parient portal to then request my results from the doctor and she will get back to me in a couple of days. I am so beyond fristrated and do not know what to do.

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Dr. Shah was warm and easy to talk to. She was quick (but thorough) as well as efficient and made my yearly annual a breeze. Highly recommend.

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Fruitful. It's worth going.

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Dr. Shah was very friendly - I was a new patient and felt at ease going there. She's very thorough, but short, quick and to the point, exactly the kind of appointment I would like on a Saturday afternoon! She was very detailed in her answers to all my questions and seemed as though she would be accessible to me if I have any more. Would highly recommend.

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Very sweet! I went in for my annual and it was easy breezy

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She is absolutely fantastic and her staff are wonderful. They really care and will do everything to help you. You don't feel like just a numbered patient but an actual person that they are about.

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Incredibly uncomfortable experience - doctor was aggressive and combative, the office was in the breakroom (exam table is next to the fridge and the office toilet) and seemed unsanitary.

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She is very comfortable to talk to.

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Though the wait was EXTREMELY long, the visit was worth it. Dr. Shah was extremely welcoming, caring, professional and reassuring. She spent a good amount of time with me, as she seems to do with all of her patients, and conducted a full physical even though I came in for a different reason. I would highly recommend Dr. Shah.

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Preface: I get nervous before the gynecologist (I told her about this) which seemed to annoy her. Besides some other odd details the removal and insertion of the nexplanon was an absolute horror. It's never taken longer than 5 minutes before w other drs but this dr seemed to struggle a lot, made me very uncomfortable and it was so damn painful... I actually asked her to stop! She did not. My arm still hurts pretty bad 4 days after... I probably won't be going back.

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I saw doctor Bhadra 2 weeks ago and haven't received my results. I called twice and still haven't been able to reach her. I am disappointed because I though she was really sweet when I met her, but not sufficient.

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She was very nice and explained everything. She seems to care about her patients unlike some other doctors. Highly recommend her.

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Loved Dr. Shah. Easy-going, supportive Doctor. I came to see her, seeking out information on implant birth control options. She provided me with info on many different options, answered all of my questions, and guided me towards the right choice for me. Two weeks later, I saw her again for the procedure. Easy, calm, and supportive. It is worth mentioning that before this, I have had a somewhat irrational fear of going to the doctor, and hadn't seen a doctor in about 5 years. Dr. Shah eased my fears and made the experience easy and quick.

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What a sweet woman. Thank you for making the appointment a breeze and being so warm / welcoming.

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Office was outdated, but most importantly, the doctor seemed judgemental. I regularly exercise but am still a little thick for a short girl (size8/10), the doctor didn't ask me about my diet or exercise routine but not so helpfully suggested I just "lose weight". She also acted weird when I asked for an STD test. I asked about birth control and she just prescribed one for me without asking me what I was looking for or explaining different options. I wouldn't go back.

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