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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
124 E 84th St., Suite 1A, New York, NY, 10028

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Claudia Useda, MD, received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College and her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. She then completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City and, prior to transitioning to Scarsdale Medical Group, maintained a full-time practice at the Center. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her practice with SMG is limited to gynecology.

Dr. Useda is fully committed to the medical and surgical needs of women and is a firm believer in the preventive aspects of gynecologic care. She is fluent in Spanish. Her office is at 600 Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison.

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She was very thorough and knowledgable and her bedside manner was great. This was my first doctor's visit in a long time where I was very pleased and had all my questions answered.

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Dr. Useda was extremely kind, professional and quick. Would recommend her to anyone!

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Her bedside manner was great. I had an 8:30 appt, was in the exam room by 8:35, but had to wait until closer to 8:50 to see the doctor. She answered a lot of questions and was supportive without being pushy or judgemental.

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The doctor is very Professional, approachable and explained everything to me very clearly. The office staff are very pleasant and courteous. No waiting time at all. I highly recommend the doctor! I am very satisfied!

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Very professional and knowledgeable

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So nice and very pro-active! Really great doctor for young women!

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Professional as always. I moved states (from NY to NJ) but kept this doctor.

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I walked in, went straight to an exam room, and the doc was in not 5 minutes after I changed. She spent her time with me & bedside manner was great! I have never had a gyn experience quite like it. Never going anywhere else!!

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I waited too long for my appointment - 20 minutes in the waiting room then another 10 in the examining room. For the beginning of the day that was too long to wait. The doctor, however, was congenial, respectful and attentive and had a good bedside manner. I highly recommend her, but be ready to wait.

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Dr. Useda has a great bedside manner.

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Professional as always.

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She was nice, personable, and made me feel very comfortable on my first visit. Would highly recommend.

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Lovely experience, her professionalism shows in the way she makes her client feel at ease and able to be honest with her.

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Dr. Useda is very pleasant and a good listener. I feel she knows her stuff and cares.

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Thank you Dr. Useda for being kind, funny, and understanding! Dr. Useda made me feel very comfortable and did a great job placing my IUD.

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My visit with Dr.Useda was great! She was quick, very professional and her beside manner was excellent.I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a good Ob/Gyn. Her assistant Carmen is also wonderful and makes your visit comfortable.

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Very professional and good at her job. Needs to work on bedside manner. Very curt and somewhat condescending when answering questions.

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Other than the wait, Dr. Useda was completely professional. She explained all of my testing, and was very considerate. I will see her again.

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I have been a patient of Dr. Useda's for quite a few years. She is direct and helpful with questions. I love Carmen, her assistant. She is awesome. I only wish Dr. Useda had more availability. It can be difficult to get an appointment right away sometimes.

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She's an awesome doctor

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Dr. Useda is consistently kind, timely, professional and personable. She makes a not so fun process fly by. I have recommended her to several women I work with and we all love her.

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While she was professional and the office was orderly and clean, I found Dr. Useda rather antagonistic. It started rather harmlessly when she asked me my height, to which she argued that I was an inch shorter than I was. My real complaint comes from when I was prescribed a new medication that was I felt was the cause of a strange reaction. When I called her office, she was again hostile, suggesting that I might have some other medical issue unrelated to the medication she prescribed me. I ended the phone conversation feeling more stressed than comforted, and I decided it best not to schedule a follow-up with her and to change doctors completely.

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Dr. Useda was excellent. She was professional, thorough and knowledgable. All of my questions were answered and she made me feel very comfortable. Her staff was equally pleasant and professional.

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She's professional and informative. I found her easy to talk to. Would highly recommend.

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She was great! I've never been to an OB/GYN where I was in and out in less than one hour! That alone was amazing! She was extremely pleasant, efficient and professional and prescribed a test that I have to schedule. I was extremely apprehensive, but when I met her I felt completely at ease, considering no sane woman could possibly look forward to going to the Gynecologist.She was terrific and her office staff was lovely. I would definitely recommend her and will return next year.

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Dr. Useda is very kind and has amazing bedside manner. She explains exactly what she is doing at all times.

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Dr. Useda was very professional and her bed side manner was excellent.

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She's the best! Been going 5 years.

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She made the dreaded annual trip to the gyno as enjoyable as it can be. Very personable and efficient.

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Dr. Useda was great. So fast, attentive, and pleasant to talk to. I will be going to her from now on.

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She is great. Good bedside manner and knows her data.

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Profesional and pleasant. It is great that she speaks spanish. She explains everything perfectly.

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Unfortunately, I did not have a good experience with Dr. Useda. At the time, I had to find another OB-GYN on short notice as my current doc dropped my insurance. I felt that she was not concerned with my symptoms, which were fairly minor at the time. However, when I expressed that I wanted to do further testing, she said, "What do you want me to test?" As I recall, I'm not the one that completed med school. Overall, everything else was fine and regular pap came back normal. Will be transferring to an alternate GYN for the new year.

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Unfriendly and brusque. I went for an annual exam. Although I have a GP whom I see regularly she asserted opinions beyond OBGYN issues. Asked me if I'm on a diet.

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She was ok but not what I'm looking for in a gyn at this point in my life. She was nice & friendly but seemed distracted, in a hurry. We didn't really talk. General treatment. I'm looking for someone who really sees ME.

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I always leave satisfied. Love how fast she see's her patients. Great doc!!

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Dr. Useda is quick and definitely has a serious manner, but she is efficient and kind, and I really appreciated her painless/non-awkward approach.

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I was concerned about the doctor's bedside manner after reading the mixed reviews. If you need a very warm & fuzzy personality to make you comfortable - then she's not the doc for you. That said, I liked her just fine, found her to be no nonsense, but perfectly approachable. I made the appointment last minute while my regular doctor (who I've been seeing for over 20 years) was out of town. Never having seen her before, I was totally comfortable with Dr. Useda. She was thorough, professional, and gave me good advice. I would recommend her.

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This was my first visit - Dr. Useda was very friendly in screening me for background information and getting my exam done quickly and efficiently. She asked me about my upcoming wedding to distract me during the exam and it worked. I always get nervous at the doctor's office and she put me at ease. I had an 8 am appointment and I made it to work on East 69th Street by 9 am.

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She is an understanding person. It is very easy explain her the situation and she understands quickly my needs. I will recommend her without any doubt.

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