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Dr. Daniela Atanassova-Lineva, MD

Pediatrician

Professional statement

Dr. Lineva is a board-certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Academy of Pediatrics, member of the Section of Adolescent Medicine, member of Doctors without borders and has numerous presentations at the Eastern European meetings of Pediatrics. Dr. Lineva is currently an Assistant Attending of the Pediatric Emergency Department at Elmhurst Hospital and is affiliated with the faculty of LIJ Hospital, NYH of Queens and Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Lineva was named “America’s top Pediatricians for 2012, 2013 and 2014 “from the Consumer’s Research Council of America. In 2010 she was recognized by the International Association of Pediatrics as a leading physician of the World and top Pediatrician in Queens, NYC.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Pediatrician

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • New York Hospital Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Education and training

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Residency in Pediatrics
  • Medical School - Medical University 'Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov' Varna Faculty of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Awards and publications

  • Fellow of Section of Adolescent Medicine
  • In 2010 she was recognized by the International Association of Pediatrics as a leading physician of the World and top Pediatrician in Queens, NYC.
  • “America’s top Pediatricians for 2007, 2008 and 2009 “from the Consumer’s Research Council of America

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Languages spoken

  • Russian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Bulgarian
  • French

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1639106297

Office locations

Atanassova-Lineva MD Pediatrics PC

63-95 Austin Street

Rego Park, NY 11374

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She check my daughter thoroughly and it make me comfortable that I've chosen her as my daughter pediatrician.
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I come here with all of my children. I like the office because it does not get too crowded, and they try their hardest to be as accommodating as possible. The nurse practitioner is great! And also we see the doctorherself who is also great! Michelle, the manager, is awesome at the front too. If you are looking for an amazing doctor and nurse practitioner for your children, this is definitely the place for you. They seem very caring. Some concerns i experienced as of late, and i hope the office reads this in order to fix these issues: 1) the guy who takes the children for intake (temperature, height weight, etc), must wash his hands in between patients. Not only that, i have seen that the thermometer is also not being wiped with alcohol between patients - that is very disappointing. You are working with children, you have to find a way so that they don't cry as much, and i feel like there is no real genuine empathy or that necessary approach by the individual towards the child. 2) many of the toys and books at the front waiting area should be cleaned and sanitized. Hundreds of sick children play with them and touch them, and then children who are not sick and simply come in for a checkup or vaccinations, get into contact with these toys and can get sick. 3) the office hours depicted online are not always correct. There were occasions where i showed up according to the office hours online, only to find out that the office was opening later or that it was closed. 4) on some occasions, the wait time is longer than usual, and i noticed that for some reason certain patients are being taken first, even though i came before them. This is something that should be looked at too. I am sure it does not happen purposely. Thank you, and i hope you take my feedback and review in a positive manner.
Less than 3 months ago
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Excellent doctor, and an excellent nurse practitioner. Both have taken care of my children for some time now, I recommend them to all. The staff are amazing too, especially Michelle. Thank you and see you all soon.
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Dr Daniela is the absolute best physician. She is through and precise. I would highly recommend her to anyone.
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Dr.D is always on point, professional and attentive, diligent with amazing follow up. Carrying staff, well trained, clean and thorough. Great job! Keep it up!
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Came in for an annual check up with my daughter. Dr. Daniela was superb as usual. She has impeccable manners and always above and beyond care. I can’t stress enough how happy my daughter and I are coming to this ladydoctor for the past 7 years. This time around we met some new nice faces in the clinic. There was the young man who took her pressure and measurements I think his name is Randy. Very nice. And also the new receptionist helped me a school form needed, she was also very nice. And the two young lady scribes Lidys Melisa and Maria (I’m not sure I spelling these names right; I’m prey if I’m not) who assisted us during our visit with Dr. Daniela. They were very sweet and attentive with us especially with my daughter. Asking her questions on a child’s level, very important. I throroughly enjoyed my visit at this clinic, no shots for my daughter and we will definitely continue to come back here and recommend this beautiful doctor.
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She is very sorrow with the kids, very dedicated. I really liked her.
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Doctor was diligent, attentive and very precise. Her staff was on point with wonderful training and skills. Great diagnostic and well explained method of tratment. Makes patient comfortable and understanding about the discomfort and treatment.
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Great doctor, great staff & office, I have had nothing but great things to say!Highly recommend!
Less than 1 year ago
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Back to school caused me to wait 90 min to see the doctor...the waiting area was packed with kids needing shots etc for school and having my newborn in that atmosphere was nerve wracking. They did move me to their "botox"room for 45 Min before we saw her . She was very thorough but definitely rushed due to them being off for a week and the time of year so I can't be completely upset. She encouraged me to come on slower days with my son and see the nurse practitioners to avoid long wait times and crowded waiting area being its for just check ups. Was sorta disappointed but I will continue to go for a few more appointments to see how it progresses being its close to my home.
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Even though the wait time is a little long, its completely worth it. Daniela is an AMAZING doctor. My daughter and I absolutely LOVE her. She is someone that truly cares about your child and literally listens to the parents andeven takes the time to converse with the child, to get to know them. Thank you so much for your exceptional service. If you're looking for a golden charm Doctor, Daniela is where to go!!!! Thank You!!!!! XOXOXO
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Dr Daniela is absolutely amazing. She is knowledgeable and always spends time with us to explain everything. She is kind and caring. My kids have been going to her since they were born and now they are 4 and 6.
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Very professional, friendly ,positive and make you feel at home! We love our doctor Daniela!
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The worst place ever...
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Dr.Daniela is extremely caring loving and patient with my daughter and myself. We have been going to her since 2010 when my daughter was born. Kathy the receptionist is very sweet and always ready to help. Michelle was very thoughtful inour visit, making sure to safe guard the health of the other children. My visit this time was not planned, the clinic was very very busy and we had to wait a bit longer than usual but still we were seen effortlessly and seamlessly. My daughter loves to come see Dr.Daniela because she trusts her. Dr. Daniela gained her trust years ago and though we seldom go see her, when we do my little knows that she's in great hands and most importantly that she will be taken care of and safeguarded. Thank you Dr. Daniela, Kathy and Michelle. Ps. The review gets 4 stars for wait time only because we did not have an appointment and waited more than 10 mins to be seen.
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Practice likes to overbook. Walk-ins are seen before scheduled appts. Waited 2 hrs for my child's annual well exam only to find out they accidentally gave the vaccination early at his last visit.... Clinically she is fine, but she'd have tobe phenomenal for us to continue with the waiting times that we endure every visit. At this point we receive better care at PM Pediatrics Urgent Care and have no problem going there it's just that kids need a primary Dr.
More than 1 year ago
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Best pediatrician! We love her so much as she really cares for the children.
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Dr. Atanassova is caring, loving, well-informed, professional, great communication skills. She is overall Excellent!!!
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Good medical eye, nice and friendly, let me ask questions, talks a little fast. Waiting time was over an hour and the waiting room was extremely crowded with no separation of well and sick.
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Excellent!!!
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I don't know why this doctor is highly rated. My children have only seen her once, and she was very rushed. They are usually seen by a PA who is very nice and thorough. I made these appointments on zocdoc. Overthe past year and a half, they've been several times when I've called when my kids were sick, no one answers, and I leave messages and no one returns my call. I've taken my children to urgent care centers more than to their own pediatrician. CVS is also frustrated with this office and tells me they don't get back to them. So, not only is it difficult to get the doctor to see my children when they are ill, any issues with prescriptions are almost never resolved and my kids have chronic health problems, which makes this a problem for me. I understand if the office is closed for some reason, but there is no recording to let you know that they're on vacation or whatever it may be. It just says they're closed, leave a message, but no one ever called me back - ever. It's very misleading to rate this doctor so high, I have not seen any reason to justify such a rating and I am now having to look for another pediatrician.
More than 1 year ago
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She listens to my concerns for my daughter and addresses everything. I like that she remembers my daughters issues so she's able to better treat her. Also the wait is short which I love.
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I dont know why this office is highly rated. Dr Daniela Atanassova-Lineva never listened to me.
More than 1 year ago
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I have been going to Dr.Daniela with my daughter for 6 years. My baby adores / loves her. Dr. Daniela has given both my child and I the best care since day one. In spite of those damn shots (vaccines) andthough they hurt and she cries Dr. Daniela found a way to gains my child's trust in her. She has an uncanny way of showing just how much she cares for her patients and the patience to explain to me when I don't understand something about my daughter's health. I wouldn't change Doctors nor would my baby. Kathy at the desk is amazing as well. Always very helpful filling out forms and going out of her way to make my child feel comfortable while waiting to be seen by the doctor. In addition to loving her doctor my daughter also enjoys the clinic's waiting area full of toys and activities for the kids to play with and entertain themselves. Suffice it to say, we are moving out of the area but will still come back to Rego Park to see our wonderful doctor.
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Dr.Daniela is exceptionally knowledgeable, experienced and attentive. Very explicit and patient when provides directions for treatment and medications. Her staff is super friendly and the ladies make sure all kids are comfortable andattended right away with a smile and kind words. Clean, child playful office. Dr. took extra time to follow up with a phone call to make sure treatment works and it is executed properly :) Very impressed, this is the doctor/office /service of the future! !!!! Keep up the great job!!!
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My child has been attending Dr. Atanassova's office for about 2/3 years now and Although no office is perfect, these people strive to go above and beyond the call of duty for my child, The Doctor is by far one ofthe best Doctors I've met in a very long time, She is very Experienced and My Child Loves her, The Nurse Practitioner is sweet yet thorough when asked intricate questions and the staff is always so friendly and I feel as though this is a place I will always refer to my family and friends because of the warm atmosphere my child always receives during each and every visit. I couldn't have asked for a better pediatrics place to bring my child =)
More than 1 year ago
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She is good but bit fast. However getting appointment is easy but other than dr.daniella nobody is perfect. We need to make calls calls calls until they pick and answer.even if they pic they will show anger. So other dr's areomg they don't even care for patient was there for.atlast dr Daniella is only awesome person.
More than 1 year ago
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very nice doctor, good office
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It is Ok just confusing between people walking in and those with appointments. who is to go first?? Also our insurance paid for the recent visits and we paid as well without knowing, so they have a money credit with usand in spite of several calls and emails, they do not seem to be willing to refund us, which is so unprofessional!
More than 1 year ago
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It was a great visit. The staff were courteous with my family and the NP who examined my daughter was wonderful. It's hard to find a Doctor's Office where the staff are really nice and seem to genuinely care.....We are switchingto Dr. Daniela Atanassova-Lineva's practice as our primary pediatrician for the kids.
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Dr. Atanassova is an amazing doctor and is always there to help with the problem! She's very caring and nurturing when examining her patients and is never in a rush. Her staff is impeccable and are also all very kind, makingkids always feel comfortable. The office is very well pull together, no confusion, and always smiles on everyone's faces! I highly recommend going to Dr. A when it comes to pediatric medical services!
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I was thouroughly impressed with the staff, service, and the doctor's care. I have been Dr. D's patient for a few years now and she makes me feel welcome every time I come to her office. I don't have to waita long time to see the doctor, and the staff always greets me politely. I feel like I can open up to the doctor simply because of her caring, intelligent, and friendly personality. She is by far the best pediatrician around!!!
More than 1 year ago
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I like the doctor and the physician nurse, they are both nice I am however sometimes confused about the following: -When you call their office to follow up or as prevention, they keep advising you to take your child to ER,if he or she has fiever after a few hrs at night, which I think it is a bit extreme, at night a kid in ER is hell!! -Their assistants in the office often guess treatments and throw any commun medecines that come to their mind after speaking to you. it is quite confusing, please let the doctor make the decision after examinig the patient it is better pls
More than 1 year ago
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Staff and the Doctor are amazing
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Everyone was very nice.
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i love this pediatrician because every time i go she takes the time to check my daughter. shes great! i absolutely recommend her!
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This was my first visit and it was amazing. It was a last minute emergency visit for my daughter and we were taken care of quickly and efficiently along with a friendly welcoming staff.
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Of course I recommend Dr. Daniela all the time!!! She is my daughters third {3rd} Pediatrician, I have had very bad experiences as a first time Mama in Queens, NY with Pediatricians close to home... A few years ago... I calledup one of my 1st cousin & asked her where my teenage cousin goes, and the rest is history... The office staff is great, they are very informative, caring, & loving... Dr. Daniela can't get rid of me, & my lil mama, she's the BEST... :D Sincerely, Big Mama Tiffanie W. Lil mama Eboni W.
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Doctor DanielaAtanassova was not only very appealing to the eye, but very thorough when it came to answering my questions and concerns, They say she's the top Doctor in Queens! , Now I know why! My experience there was quick, andI was very satisfied with every aspect of her practice, employees are wonderful and she week definitely get referred to friends and family! Love the boutique style services!
More than 1 year ago
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The doctor is so patient, listened and addressed all my concerns, drew my blood at the office, signed all my papers the same day and was very attentive. The staff is the friendliest I have ever encountered so far in aclinical setting. They made my experience so pleasant. I trust Dr. Atanassova-Lineva and definitely recommend her. She is by far the best pediatrician and has the most approachable staff.
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Dr.Lineva is very knowledgeable, experienced and an amazing diagnostic! She has being treating my children for the past 8 years and we are extremely happy with her professionalism and services. Her staff is always very attentive, friendly and caring. I would highly recommend Dr.Lineva.
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Dr. Atanassova-Lineva has been a family doctor to me for over 15 years! I have my younger cousins who now go to her, she makes you feel so comfortable and these days is very hard to find a doctor who willtake such good care of their patients. I highly recommend this doctor to every parents and family, because if you want quality medical attention she is the right doctor to go to!
More than 1 year ago
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When doing a 6 month visit how do you not check the baby's eyes, ears and throat? Feels rushed as there are a lot of patients and she is the only doctor. Looking for a new doctor after my baby gets her full 6 month shots.
More than 1 year ago
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She is the best pediatrician!! I have been going there for about a year now. She is attentive and professional. She takes her time with me and I never feel like I am rushed. She also explains the diagnosis of mycondition very well and the follow up care that I need. She makes me feel really comfortable when talking about my problems with my social life. The office is neat, bright and well organized. Her staff is phenomenal. Highly recommended!
More than 1 year ago
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Dr Daniela Atanasova-Lineva is a very patient and compassionate doctor. She spends ample time giving advice and listening to concerns. I highly recommend her! She was very polite, soft spoken and professional. She knows her job and does itwell. She didn't rush us, the staff was friendly and professional also. I highly recommend this office.
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The doctor was ok. A little rough with my daughter and a little rushed. She also wasn't up to date with knowledge about breastfeeding, commenting that my daughter should be having 6 oz by now, which is inaccurate. The quantity ofbreastmilk given does not change as babies get older, the actual content of the milk changes. So overall, she wasn't horrible, but not great either. The waiting room is also very cramped.
More than 1 year ago
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She's amazing and professional and truly cares about her patients.
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They have best doctors and staff. We have gone through 4 clinics in the past year and they are the best!
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I thought it was a great visit. She really is passionate about what she does and it shows through to the patient. I never feel uncomfortable asking her any questions about my child.
More than 1 year ago
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Great doctor! Very knowledgeable and great with my twins. Have been bringing them here since birth. As a new parent, she was very patient, answered all questions and gave great advice. Couldn't ask for a better doctor and helpful/friendly staff.
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