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Qualifications and Experience
Helen Flamenbaum, MD has been practicing dermatology in her New Hyde Park dermatology office for over 15 years. Dr. Flamenbaum graduated from the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center and went on to complete an internship in the Pediatrics Department of Long-Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center. She performed her residency at New York Hospital, serving first as an Assistant Physician in Dermatology and then as Chief Resident Dermatologist.Dr. Flamebaum is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Dermatology Foundation and the Medical Society of the State of New York. She is also active in numerous Long Island professional associations, including Long Island Dermatology Society and Women Physicians of Long Island.
Verified Patient Reviews
My visit was completely professional,pleasant and comprehensive..this has been my experience with Dr. Flamenbaum since I became a patient many,many years ago. She is the best!
Doctor was great, what a sweetheart! Front desk was extremely rude when I mentioned financial assistance. Told me there wasn't any when it is offered on their website in plain english. I will not return because of the front desk's manners.
Extremely pleasant, very professional and thorough.
Dr. Flamenbaum was friendly, informative, reassuring and professional. I highly recommend her.
I've been a patient of Dr. Flamenbaum's for 10 years. She's sweet and efficient. I highly recommend her.
The office is modern and clean, the staff is professional. The Dr. was great, thorough, answered all my questions, and was quick without being rushed. Looks like I found my new dermatologist.
I came in for hormonal acne and I was given a antibiotic plus two topical treatments. Worked AMAZINGLY I had no negative side effects( dryness, redness etc.) normally associated with acne treatments plus I saw immediate effects. Dr. Flamenbaum got it right on the first try. Could not be happier with the progress.
Less than 5 minutes in waiting room before, doctor was ready for exam before I was in the exam room. She has recommended a tinted moisturizer and eye cream worth the price as compared to over the counter.
Dr. Flamenbaum is a total professional as she takes the time to listen to you and explains clearly what the treatment options are. I highly recommend her. The only issue I have is with the office as the two receptionists at the front desk are not professional, provide poor customer care and respond as it is their office. To bad they are unable to welcome a person with a smile.
She was very thorough with my exam, answered all my questions, and made me feel comfortable.
She only spent about 10 minutes with me but on the other hand she was very professional during that time. Just needs to look at the appointment clock a little closer.
Beautiful, modern office. I've been buying her products for a couple of years which are inexpensive and highly effective. She has a lovely manner and is a delight.
Dr. Flamenbaum was extremely warm and friendly. I went in for a yearly skin cancer screening and Dr. Flamenbaum was great. I have been to past dermatologists whom always seem to interrogate patients about their skin and habits - not the case here! The doctor notes the importance of protecting your skin and wearing sunblock without feeling like I am being lecture and judged based on my life. Bonus - we only waiting maximum of 15 in total (from waiting room to exam room) to be seen (super efficient!).
Dr. Flamenbaum has been the family's dermatologist for years. She is professional, thorough, with a professional and at the same time friendly manner!
Dr Flamenbaum is a great practitioner. She cares about her patients
Dr. Flamenbaum runs a very clean and professional office. Her staff is just as efficient, helpful, understanding and compassionate as she is. Dr. Flamenbaum was both competent and personable, a combination that one hopes to encounter in all doctors.
Dr. Flamenbaum took care of some sun damaged skin. She gave me clear after visit instructions.
She was wonderful! She addressed all of my issues and was very knowledgeable. She even addressed issues of mine that I wasn't aware of. Very thorough. Pleasant. It was definitely worth the wait until I had insurance that she accepted. Awesome!!!
Kudos to her office manager who helped with several issues the past week and is efficient and kind the office is lucky to have her as an employee
I was very satisfied with my appointment. I was deciding whether to switch to a dermatologist closer to my home, after having moh surgery there. I decided to stay with Dr Flamenbaum.
Dr. Flamenbaum is wonderful. She is a great dr and knows what she's doing. I was disappointed though waiting 45 minutes to see her. I was told that on Mondays she is triple booked and I don't think that is considerate of the patient's time.
I've been going to Dr F for years & always enjoy going back to her. I feel safe & worry free after seeing her. I've even moved far from her offices & prefer to still travel to get treated by her. I trusted her & would highly recommend her to anyone.
Dr. Flamenbaum is very knowledgeable, professional and has a great bedside manner. She explained everything she was doing and left no questions unanswered. Her staff was also very cordial and friendly. Unlike other doctor's offices, you are seen almost immediately upon arrival.
Accurate diagnosis. Additional appointment made. Careful observation and professional , calming demeanor. Very clean and simple environment. Pleasant assistants.
Great! I waited about 2 minutes to see her and she took care of me and had me out very quickly. I was completely satisfied with the visit.
Staff at reception desk is great and very knowledgeable and dr flamenbaum is wonderful and makes you feel so comfortable loved the entire visit Thank you
One of the best experiences I have had in a doctors office. Super super clean. The doctors assistant was one the best I have ever dealt with to date.
Very pleasant office very accommodating dr Flamenbaum was professional as well as friendly. She put me at ease
The office and rooms are exceptionally clean. The wait time was less than 10 minutes. Dr. Flamenbaum addressed all of my concerns and made sure to ask me if I had additional questions. She was very thorough and patient and did not rush me off to get to her next patient. It was my first appointment with her and she was very kind and made me feel comfortable.
Dr. Flamenbaum is a wonderful doctor.
Excellent experience. Office is updated and clean, front desk staff were polite and courteous, and Dr. Flamenbaum is patient, professional, and thorough. Would wholeheartedly recommend!
Competent, thorough and great bedside manner. The best that I and my husband have experienced. We flew up from Florida to continue with Dr. Flamenbaum. This doctor is worth it.
Dr. Flamenbaum has been the dermatologist for our family for about 25 years-with good reason. She is pleasant while at the same time professional, taking time to explain what she is doing and what her findings and suggested treatments are!!
She is a doll and very competent, through and professional
Her assistant and herself were very nice and professional. The reception area wasn't as nice. At first I felt a little uncomfortable because the office looked like a Beverly Hills office and I thought the doctor would be snobbish but she was great. Would definitely recommend.
I receive excellent medical care.
This was my first visit with Dr Flamenbaum. I found the doctor and the staff to be welcoming and professional. All my questions and concerns were addressed. I would not hesitate to recommend her to friends and family.
Dr. Flamenbaum is extremely professional, yet friendly and readily available to answer any and all questions one might have. She does not rush your visit and takes personal interest in you.
Amazing dr and even more amazing care. Dr flamenbaum is by far the best dermatologist I've ever been to or heard of. Will never go anywhere else even if I had to travel 6 hours to get to her.
I was very comfortable with the doctor
It was a very nice atmosphere/experience from the girls at the front desk to the nurses to the Dr herself. Dr Flamenbaum is very easy to talk to as well as her staff..they all made you feel very comfortable.
Dr. Flamenbaum answered all of my questions. She is a caring, pleasant physician and I have confidence in her.
It was my first visit and I felt very comfortable. Everyone was very professional.
she is very professional. i felt she did a good job with my issues.
This office is in a brand new suite. Very nice. Doc is pleasant and caring. Very efficient office.
Dr Flamenbaum is excellent...been coming to her for years. She is thorough and precise and very very pleasant!
Very good. Timely,takes interest what you have to say and knows what she is doing. Very excellent!!
Thorough, professional and kind.
Concerns were addressed, very professional, very thorough,
She is great made me feel comfortable with my concerns!
Always caring ,supportive and though . Highly recommend
The front desk which in any office is the first point of reference was very courteous, and signed me in as soon as I approached the desk.The assistant brought me into the exam room and put me at ease. The Doctor has a great bedside manner, and treats you like an old friend and not just a number. Kudos to the Doctor and her staff.
I highly recommend!
Very professional, efficient and knowledgable.
I have been a patient of Dr. Flamenbaum for many years, she's an excellent doctor. Great bedside manner, very informative, explains everything, very thorough. Great Office staff too.
Dr. Flamenbaum has always been professional, thorough and personable.
Dr. Flamenbaum is very professional. She has a great personality also. I would recommend her to others. Tony DiBetta
Had to wait about an hour and ten minutes in the waiting room. Than only another 10 minutes in the office. The entire appointment than felt rushed.
Dr. Flamenbaum is very pleasant, professional and thorough.
Dr Flamenbaum has a great office. The wait time is minimal, her staff is courteous and helpful. She has a wonderful bedside manner and is open to any questions you may have. What a wonderful change of pace!
Dr. Flamenbaum is a wonderful professional that has taken care of all of my family's dermatological issues for many years(decades). She is kind and compassionate and thoroughly solves all our skin problems. She also has a very nice and friendly staff.
On time excellent care, great bedside manor...
Dr. Flamenbaum and her entire staff were extremely professional and very pleasant. She was very helpful and I would highly recommend her to anyone needing a dermatologist.
Dr. Flamenbaum saw me signing in when I arrived for my appointment and greeted me with a warm smile. I knew right away I would be comfortable having her as my provider. During the exam, she was extremely thorough, patient, professional, and explained everything she was doing. She demonstrated she is a top doctor, and deserves the highest recommendation possible.
Very pleasant and detailed on my condition
Very friendly & efficient staff. I arrived 10 minutes before my scheduled appointment and was called within 5 minutes. Dr Flamenbaum was very nice and very professional. I received a full body check & removal of a tiny growth on my arm. I had a 3:45 appointment & was on the road at 4:05.
Great doctor, no wait, saw me for a follow-up last minute.
Dr. Flamenbaum and her staff was very friendly, professional and easy to speak with. She diagnosed my problem quickly and offered sound advice to keep the problem at bay. Very satisfied and will not hesitate to see her again.
By far the nicest dr EVER. The entire practice from receptionist to physicians assistant to Dr were all amazing. Hands down one of the most pleasant experiences I've ever had going to a doctors office.
The Doctor was very professional and reassuring. I understood the situation and am no longer worried that I will have a serious problem. It was a big relief. They also gave me an appointment quickly so I didn't have to over worry about the prognosis.
I would definitely recommend Dr Flamenbaum. She was quick but thorough and reassuring. I felt very comfortable under her care
Dr. Flamenbaum is professional, prompt, pleasant and thorough. She gets down to business and takes care of any issues the patient mentions. I find her business-like, yet empathetic style just the right combination for a successful medical treatment. Any follow-up is carefully explained and materials are even furnished for home care. All in all, a fine experience.
I appreciated meeting with Dr. Flamenbaum. She was friendly, seemed very knowledgeable and I am hoping her prescribed treatment will help me. Her office was nice and her staff courteous.
Dr. Flamenbaum is very professional; she takes time to listen to my concerns, and she answers all of my questions thoroughly
my visit was good because she is very kind and calm.Her delivery of my diagnosis was less painful than my problem.She is a pro and I feel that I am in good hands with her.
I loved her she is good and perfect timing
Going to the doctor, any doctor, is usually a chore. Meeting with Dr Flamenbaum, on the other hand, was a very pleasant experience. She was courteous, professional and friendly. I asked what I could remember to ask (don't we always forget all the things we wanted to ask?) and she answered everything to my complete satisfaction. I have made more appointments to complete my treatments and instead of dreading them, I believe she will be able to help me with my problems. All in all, a very nice visit and I would highly recommend her to anyone with a dermatology issue.
Pleasant attentive thorough and kind....an overall great experience.
Lovely...very professional and informative.
She seemed nice, professional and was quick (it was for an annual preventative skin check).
I was shocked and should have walked out when she asked "Well what do you want me to do?" I came in with my arm in a temp splint that my doctor wanted check as I was having a reaction. I had to undo the wrapping and re-wrap my arm myself. All she did was look at the skin and gave me a cream. When I asked for new wrapping she said she didn't have any. Stay away, my doctor upon learnin this felt the same way.
Quick visit. I was seen within 10 minutes from parking my car. Very nice bedside manner and overall I will be returning in 6months.
Best doctor I've been to in ages! Made me feel very comfortable and quite humorous as well! Definitely an added bonus to make me feel more comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr. Flamenbaum. Really took the time to listen to my questions and advise me.
I have been going to Dr. Flamenbaum's office for years. She and her staff are always friendly and professional.
Addressed the problem quickly. Seems very knowledgeable. Professional office staff a good experience
She was helpful.
Dr. Flamenbaum has a wonderful manner. You never feel rushed and she has a genuine concern for the patient
This was my first visit and I am looking forward to my next one!
Dr. Flamenbaum only saw me for 5-7 mins she completely ignored my concerns, she barely examined my skin but was quick to try and sell her overpriced skin products. I would never go back or recommend her to anyone especially since my skin concern turned out to be a bacterial infection.
Dr is very professional. Wait time was good! Staff was very friendly
Very professional and although the office was busy did not seem rushed during my appt.
Dr. Flamenbaum was really nice and friendly. I didnt wait long at all. I would go back.
First time seeing a dermatologist and I was very satisfied with my overall experience. Will visit again.
My parents have been seeing her for years, so when I had a skin concern, they recommended I see her. She was friendly, helpful, and there was minimal wait time. I'd recommend seeing her as well.
It was great. She was very nice, thorough and explained everything well and made me feel at ease
Didn't take much time with me and she didn't seem to care.
It was good to be back! Janet
Staff was very friendly and efficient.dr. Explained everything to me and was very professional and caring
she is very professional and will liston to what you say without you feeling she is in a hurry
She really helped me with my needs.
Very professional, intelligent, and kind
Very nice, I will visit again!
She was very nice and explained everything to me. Very satisfied.
First time meeting her and looking forward to seeing her again! Very personable and took her time to help me with my acne issues......
the best doctor very acommodating and explained well. She is very humble
My visit was outstanding! Dr. Flamenbaum was terrific... she spoke to me like a regular human being and was very genuine (not easy to find these days). Her bedside manner was awesome. I would definitely recommend her to everyone I know... so happy with my visit!
very accommodating and helpful
Office does not take patients according to scheduled appointment time, but based on arrival. Dr Flamenbaum was late getting into the office and we had to wait over a hour. To her credit she did apologize.
Very sincere, down to earth and informative dermatologist. Had to wait for 40 minutes before seeing the doctor and I was the first appointment; otherwise, it was a great experience.
I went to the appointment with both my daughters. The three of us were treated so nicely by the staff, and by Dr. Flamenbaum. She was engaging to the girls and really listened to them when she asked a question. We all really liked her and would definitelenly recommend her to our friends and family. The only drawback I experienced was the prescriptions we received were very expensive for my insurance company and I cannot afford them. I called the office and they are working on seeing about generic substitutes, and said they would give me more samples. It was a nice way to resolve a problem. : )
Nice doctor but waiting time was close to an hour and actual visit was 5 minutes long!
she is a wonderful doctor with a great and calming manner
Professional no nonsense doctor
Wait time is too long
GREAT tHE DOC IS FREINDLY AND QUICK
Efficient and the Dr. was friendly and open to questions
She was really nice and had very good suggestions. I just felt a bit rushed tho. Bedside manner not too good.