Dr. Frank Kwakye-Berko, MD, FACOG, PhD

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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
2412 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11226

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Dr. Kwakye-Berko is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has practiced in a wide range of academic and private practice settings in New York, North Carolina and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; including serving as the Chair, Obstetric and Gynecologic Services, Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY. Dr. Kwakye-Berko maintains current licensure in New York and Pennsylvania.

Dr. Kwakye-Berko’s training includes residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina; and completion of the rigorous Physician-Scientist (MD-PhD) dual degree program at the New York University School of Medicine, New York. He has authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications, and is also a member of several professional societies.

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Great doctor, one of the best I've ever encountered, I highly recommend him and the office.

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Everyone with whom I interacted in the office was extremely professional, attentive, and kind. Highly recommend!

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It was great fast and efficient service.

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Dr. Kwakye-Berko was amazing! Very pleasant and made me feel at ease. He took time to answer my questions and talk to me about any concerns.I would highly recommend him.

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He was very personable he listen to my complaints and gave me different options

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He makes you feel very comfortable and explains what he's doing step by step.

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Ridiculously long wait time of 1.5 hours, no concern for patient's time and it was obvious that they intentionally overbook appointments (I arrived a half hour early). No apology from doctor for long wait. Doctor was rushed and recommended me to Planned Parenthood (I don't need clinic services) rather than another gyn. Disappointing experience.

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The wait was a little longer than I was expecting (40 mins). It was a busy Saturday and the waiting room was full. However, the staff and the doctor were friendly and professional. Worth the wait.

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The front desk staff was nice and welcoming although they were very upset I didnt have a physical insurance card, even though i had every bit of information they needed. The doctors visit and exam was a little rough, and i was sore for a bit after, more than three weeks later, I finally get my test results back and they want me to come in for a follow up visit. I have been reading their yelp reviews and other patients have been saying that they have been brought in for follow up, after follow up trying to make more copayments and i wish i could just discuss them in a different manner, unless there are further tests that need to be run. I will probably search for a new obgyn soon.

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Dr. Kwakye-Berko was very professional and answered all my questions. It was my first Papsmear ever and he did a very good job putting me at ease. The whole process was quick and painless. The receptionist was also very warm and informative.

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Very informative and professional. Love love love ....my new Ob.

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My visit was excellent.

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Very professional and personable. He explained everything and not judgemental

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He's the Best!

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Dr. Frank Kwakye-Berko is very friendly and he made me feel comfortable. The appointment was quick but I did not feel rushed at all. He also took the the time after my check up to answer all of my questions thoroughly. I was in and out the office in under 30 mins.

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Amazing staff. Awesome doctor answered all my questions correctly and was very professional. Beautiful office too.

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I really can honestly say I had the best GYN visit ever. The office is immaculate. The Medical Assistants were very nice and professional. My wait time was 30-60 minutes only because the Dr had gone to the hospital to perform an emergency c-section before my arrival. During this time I was asked twice if I would prefer to see another Dr or wait for Dr Kwayke-Berko. I chose to wait. So very very happy that I did. The most painless GYN exam ever. Even though I'm sure he was running behind schedule due to the hospital emergency, he was very patient with me as well as answered and explained all my concerns. Would highly recommend him.

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Professional enough. Decent bedside manners. Soft spoken. All in all, it was not an excellent experience, but it was satisfactory.

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I was pleasantly surprised by Dr Berko, he was patient and very informative. The staff was friendly and the facility was clean. I didn't feel like I was being pushed out like cattle. I intend to make this my permanent gynecology office.

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Zocdoc had the wrong address listed here and I went there and had to travel all the way back to his new office -.- but everything worked out because I would have never considered this office if it was not in my zip code. But when I finally reached the office I forgot about all of that..He is great ! Service is great ! Inside appearance is great ! Staff is great ! Medical assistants everybody is great ! Will definitely be coming back again..

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The staff were very friendly, and the doctor was very comforting, and professional.

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This doctor changed locations and by doing this I was forced to make an appointment to see the doctor to get refilled. took me three weeks to get an appointment even if I said it was an emergency. I received a call the day of the appointment to informing me that the doctor has to perform a C-section when I come in early. I quickly agreed and left my job early rush to the appointment only to find out that the doctor had left already. His very unprofessional staff never had the common decency to call me let me know that the doctor is not here. So there I am no refill and about yo go on a two week vacation. Love the Doctor, but his workers make him look unprofessional and I am currently looking for a new doctor.

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Dr. Kwakye-Berko was awesome! He listens attentively to my complaints. He walks me through my procedure step by step. I will definately recommend him to my friends.

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I appreciate the fact that he listened to all of my concerns. We talked through different options I never knew about before. He made it a comfortable experience for me. I thought the welcome packet was a nice touch.

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I actually got to see the doctor himself. It was a really quick visit with the doctor. He went through my ultrasound and told me how far along I was in pregnancy. And because of my age need to go see a genetic counselor regarding high risk. He did not examine me like other ob-gyn doctors have which I don't understand. At every visit the doctor should measure your belly and listen to baby's heartbeat which for the second time has not been done to me yet since I've been seeing doctor. I did get bloodwork done and he gave me prenatal vitamins but they weren't prescribed. Usually my doctor would prescribe prenatal vitamins with iron because of my anemia. And the vitamins the doctor prescribed to me is actually a sample pack. I'm confused. My next appointment is in the next two weeks so I'll see how that goes and if he doesn't listen to baby's heartbeat then I'm better off going to my old ob-gyn.

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This doctor is a geat doctor. At least that's what I thought in the beginning until I got pregnant. When I was pregnant I continued going to all my appointments, then when I reached 5 months I was scheduled for an Anatomic exam and I was supposed to find out the sex of the baby. Then the day of my sonogram appointment the secretary called an hour before my appointment to say she is canceling my appointment because my insurance is not active. Every time I went to my appointments my insurance was always active but I didn't know that the renewel date was coming up. The reason I got mad is because the secretary called called an hour before my appointment, she had no sympathy being that I'm pregnant, she didn't give me the option of paying out of pocket or billing me till my insurance comes back on because she was in such a hurry to close the phone in my face. My insurance told me they will cover my bill once the It comes back on but the staff refused. Then when my mom called back the secretary said if i want the sonogram exam done so bad just go to the ER or DOSHI DIAGNOSTIC and hung the phone in my moms face. They act like I was going to run away and never come back to pay my bill, like I'm pregnant where will I run too. It's sad that they prefer money over a woman and her baby's health. Can't wait to leave.

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Extremely smart and kind, would definitely recommend to a friend.

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He was very professional , He has excellent bedside manners it was a relaxing visit.

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Dr. Kwakye-Berko is a really friendly, personable, and disarming physician. I enjoy my visits with him!

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I really enjoyed my visit. I felt as if the staff and the doctor overall were very personable. However, I would leave feedback for the doctors to remind the nurses to be as professional as possible with their body language in the treatment room. I felt as if the doctor handled my situation well but the nurses face made me feel worse and it came across as unprofessional and inappropriate. I definitely would go back to see the doctor but the nurse that was with him needs to be spoken to about her professionalism when in such a sensitive environment.

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A doctor that wants his patients to understand their problems and what steps can be taken RE: diet, that helps u help yourself. His manner was so professional and yet personable. He teaches as he helps one learn better what the problem is and suggests how to be an active participant in ones personal healing process..

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All of the receptionists and assistants were fantastic. The office space is welcoming, clean and crisp. The best part about this practice is that everyone is extremely nice and personable. Although I didn't get to see one of the male gyno's, the female one that attended me made my first gyno appointment ever easy. I would definitely recommend this practice to all of my friends and family.

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Advanced office. Quick process with online info submittion. Friendly staff

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It has taken me a long time to find a great Gyn. And now that I have, I'm never leaving. My first visit was in 2012. I have since moved to CA, and have come back every yr for my apt.

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Best OB-GYN I have ever been to, and I have been to many. He was polite and professional and very receptive to my questions and concerns.

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Wonderful experience. Dr. Kwakye-Berko was friendly, made me comfortable, and answered all my questions.

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It was great, did more than what my first obgyn ever did.

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I love going here but if you don't want to wait for hours then make an early appointment

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Overall, being seen in this office for the first time was a wonderful experience for me. I'm really hoping that this will be my last stop in looking for an OBGYN. Great Job!!!

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It was pretty awesome. The female staff helped me with setting up my account to the office so I can review my information online. They welcomed me and gave me a bag. They have this awesome system where you tap a button on the wall to let them when you are ready to be seen. I was congratulated on my pregnancy and given some information and some prenatal vitamins to hold me until I picked up my prescription. The nu

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