Dr. Gary Jean-Baptiste, MD

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178 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217
111 N 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11249

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Dr. Gary Jean-Baptiste is a comforting, thorough primary care doctor and family physician treating patients in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area. He specializes in sports medicine, allergy testing and treatment, preventative medicine, minor surgery, primary GYN exams, and travel medicine. His approach is a holistic one involving patient education. He tries to treat his patients proactively rather than retroactively.

For his medical degree, Dr. Jean-Baptiste attended the Howard University College of Medicine. He continued his medical education at both Harlem Hospital and the University Hospital of Brooklyn. Dr. Jean-Baptiste is also a board member of The HIV Law Project.

Patients visiting Dr. Jean-Baptiste can receive a full range of medical services. General consultations and preventative disease screenings are available, as well as more specialized treatment for specific issues, including hypertension, diabetes, allergies, arthritis, sore throat, ear infections, asthma, fevers, acne, eczema, and daytime sleepiness. Tropical medicine consultations are also available.

Within his medical center, you will find Cardiology, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Gastroenterology, Radiology (Echocardiogram, Abdominal sonogram, Pelvic sonogram, Vascular sonogram), and Pediatric Sensory Integration (i.e. Autism, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis). His center also accepts walk-ins and it is an urgent care center which is open 6 days per week.

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Came in for an annual physical and I spent 95% of my visit with a (very nice) medical student rather than the actual Doctor. Doctor comes in for 5 minutes and just recommends PT and a follow up visit and walks away. I guess this is the state of healthcare nowadays. He's a nice guy but seemed pretty absent during my visit. Probably busy managing all the med students.

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Always a pleasure seeing Dr Jean-Baptiste, he's very approachable and professional. His nurse practitioner Anika is wonderful as well. I like the North 7th offices more became its smaller & more personable but I couldn't get there by 12noon so I visited his Flatbush location. Staff very nice there as well,

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The wait was over an hour the front desk receptionist was rude and unprofessional. All around bad experience.

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Great physician with an amazing staff!

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Very comforting.

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Very nice. Quick and pleasant. I had to wait at the urgent care for 3 hours and left with no prescription. This doctor saw me in 30 min. and diagnosed my illness quickly.

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I highly recommend Dr. Jean-Baptiste . He goes straight to the point and has great bedside manners.

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Dr. B has been my doctor for several years, so I went in recently for my yearly physical and was seen rather quickly. I love how thorough he is with the blood work that he orders. I hate getting my blood drawn but his blood drawer (actual term ?) was patient, kind and gentle. I am comfortable with this office and even bring my mother for her physical when she comes to visit from out of the country! See you guys next year!!

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Very professional and very knowledgable. He taught me a lot.

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Very intelligent! And a very nice man.

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Waited 2 and a half hours for a 3 minute consultation.

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I rebooked an appointment just to get a prescription refilled; it was noon on a friday. I was brought into the office quickly and had my vitals taken my a nurse. I than sat in the tiny patient room for over an hour until the doctor arrived and hands me the prescription. The place was dead. I saw two other patients other then myself in there.

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Great

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Dr. Baptiste and his receptionist were great-- very friendly, helpful, smart and easy-going. His nurse however, should be fired. She tried to draw my blood even though I was there for a sore throat. When I asked her why she had to do this, she said they had to do it for all new patients even though there was a sign behind her that said it was required for new patient ANNUAL PHYSICALS. Worse, she clearly didn't know how to draw blood-- she fumbled trying to set everything up and then couldn't get any blood out because she forgot to remove the tourniquette after she put the needle in my arm. So then she proceed to move the needle around to try and get blood to come out. Then she just pulled the needle out and blood when spraying everywhere- the chair, the floor, the counter, my backpack because she didn't put any gauze there when she took out the needle. Then she didn't know how to turn on the light (claimed it was broken) to look down my throat and used her cell phone flashlight instead. While I was waiting of for the doctor to come in, I turned the light on easily-- she just forgot to press the button. Her bedside manner during all of this was terrible.

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Doctor Baptist is wonderful, however one of the interns has bad bedside matters

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Great, the Medical assistants, students, and Nurses were amazing, and easy to talk to!

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The Doctor and the staff is amazing. I needed a breast biopsy. The doctor did it in the office under sterile conditions and it only took 30 minutes.

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Great.

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I thought that the vist was very good. I was very comfortable and relaxed and able to explain what's going on with me and Gary Jean Baptiste understanding me made me feel very satisfied.

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Great doctor. Clean office.

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Nice

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Quick and straight forward. Good doctor.

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Very nice.

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Nice office and GOOD Doctor.

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Great doctor. Very intelligent. He is in great shape. And I love the staff.

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Quick and to the point. He told what was wrong with me and he gave me the solution. I will definitely be back!

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I'm love it . It was wonderful

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The wait time here is incredibly long. I honestly dont even know why they take appointments because its guaranteed that you will not be put in a room until an hr after your appointment time. And then you'll continue to wait at least another half hour before the doctor shows up and spends a max of 10 minutes with you. Dr Jean-Baptiste is a nice enough guy, but i dont have the time to wait around 2 hours just to have a prescription refilled. Its ridiculous. I found a new dr on ZocDoc while waiting in their reception area because it was already 45 minutes past my appointment time and they still had 4 people ahead of me. I wont be seeing this doctor ever again.

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he is not a pediatrician, he has no clue about kids, he had terrible advice and made me feel like iwas asking too many questions, it was only when i left him and found another that i realised quite how terrible he is.

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Alright.

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Only be coming over the past year and usually on deal with interns. The last visit was really a challenge as I sat waiting for the dr after seeing interns for over 2 hours.

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Very long wait after seeing the interns. The wait was over 2 hours

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Very nice, good bedside manner, treated me as a knowledgeable healthcare consumer even before he knew I was a registered nurse. Aliya, the nurse practitioner is a sweet smart lady who was very helpful and knowledgeable as well.

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My check up was extremely thorough and everyone in the office was helpful, polite, and professional. The wait was longer than I would've liked, but the care made up for.

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I love Dr. Jean-Baptiste. He's very down to earth and I definitely trust him. This time I saw him, it took a while to be seen by him. That would be the only downfall. Other than that, his staff is always polite, easy going and friendly. The office is clean and pretty spacious in the back.

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I arrived on time. It took about 15 minutes for me to be evaluated by a student/intern. Afterwards it took a hour for me to see the doctor. The doctor took about 2 minutes with me. Overall, I'm not sure about his bedside manners.

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I only saw him at the very end but the whole staff was really professional and kind to me.

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This was way better than going to an emergency room. The visit was amazing!

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Amazing! The staff, the office, and the medical students are great. The Doctor was very warm and welcoming. He has great bedside manors.

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I have been to this physician before so it was par for the course. His staff was pleasant and seemed to truly care that I was feeling like I'd been run over by a truck! I can't say enough about the electronic prescription thingamajig. By the time I got home my prescription was ready and waiting...a small blessing as who wants more waiting time. WOT but when my mother visits I make sure she sees him because he is no nonsense and very thorough!