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Dr. Insel is a warm and endearing individual who embodies all of the personal attributes of an old school traditional caring physician. His calm and reassuring demeanor make you feel comfortable and assured that he is genuinely attentive to your concerns. Dr. Insel is well versed in the knowledge and expertise necessary to maintain a state of the art cardiology practice and possesses the accompanying technological advances to do so.
Dr. Insel's passion is preventive cardiology, a topic on which he frequently lectures. He also leads by example and embraces these principles into his own personal lifestyle. Dr. Insel is considered one of the premier cardiologists in New York City, and is highly regarded and respected by his patients and colleagues alike. Dr. Insel and his staff look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to his practice.
Dr. Insel graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University before receiving his Doctor of Medicine at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Insel completed his fellowship in cardiology at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Insel is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is on staff at New York University Langone Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital and maintains a teaching position at New York University Medical Center.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very happy with the service and the quality of care that was provided. I highly recommend Herb. The way him and his team took care of me made me feel amazing.
Very thorough. Takes his time. I never felt rushed. Friendly office. Explained everything!
I feel really lucky to have Dr. Insel. He is such a great doctor and a person who cares about his patients, treats extremely well, listens to the complains, explains issues/ conditions. He is such a smiling and polite person, the patients would feel much better right after they meet him. He was found to be very learned and he gave me one of his articles, which was very helpful to maintain a healthy life. The staffs in his office are also very nice, professional and smiling. I definitely recommend to my friends to the doctor.
Dr. Insel was recommended by a friend, and current patient, as I was in the market for a reliable Cardiologist. The reception area is small, however, it is inviting. After I paid my co-payment, my wait time was about five-minutes. Dr. Insel is warm and personable and I felt at ease while he performed a thorough examination of my heart. He was also receptive to answering my many questions in regards to my sugar levels and exercise program.
Dr. Insel was the kindest doctor I've seen in a long time. Besides feeling confident in his assessment, I was completely at ease and comfortable with him. I would highly recommend him to anyone!!!
I would highly recommend Dr. Insel. Dr. Insel did not rush my appointment, was clear when explaining my situation, cracked a joke or two to lighten the mood, acted professional, and left me feeling like he genuinely cared. I had the impression this is just the type of person he is and he was just being himself. I honestly wish all my doctors were like Dr. Insel. I will definitely go back for any future visits and would recommend him to my friends and family.
Dr. Insel is one of the nicest people (not just doctors) I have met. Super patient, logical and precise in diagnosis and recommendations for cure. I'm impressed and would go back.
He is a wonderful, kind, caring, and talented doctor. I give him the absolute highest recommendation. He takes his time, listens, and treats you so well by really being thorough. He doesn't rush you, and you feel so well taken care of. An amazing doctor and person.
Great doctor. Great staff. Dr. Insel gave a thorough exam and detailed explanation of my condition
I was treated well and with kindness. Problem diagnosed and everything explained to me.
Staff was amazing and Dr Herbert insel. Was amazing as well
Great doctor, I am short of adjectives to describe the way he handles the patients. He spends lot of time with patient, thoroughly understands the problem and patiently explains the condition and preventive mechanisms. In my personal opinion, If you select him for your cardiology consultation, you will appreciate the decision for your life time.
He is a very good doctor and kind . He takes time to communicate and explain all the details
he is the best cardiologist
I stopped in for a cardiac consultation prior to my annual physical. The wait time was limited and Dr. Insel took my concerns seriously. I was impressed with their professionalism and would definitely return.
This Doctor is not only thorough but has the best personality of any doctor you have seen. His staff is both friendly and professional. I would leave my life in Dr. insel's hands
Great doctor. Listened and provided detailed feedback. Highly recommended.
Dr. Insel was incredibly professional, caring, and relatable. He'll answer every question you have, and is genuinely concerned with the well-being of his patients. I couldn't recommend him more.
Great experience with Dr Insel!! Highly recommend.
Intelligent, caring and nice doctor. He really does a thorough examination. Highly recommended.
Extremely nice doctor
Comprehensive and thoughtful. Lucky to have found him.
Wonderful caring doctor. Took a lot of time with me and fully explained everything. I would HIGHLY recommend him. His staff is fabulous as well!
He is the best doctor I have ever had!
Dr Insel was extremely kind and thorough and made me feel very comfortable. I highly recommend him, great experience!
He was what you seek when you look for a doctor. Our Q&A session was very informative, he is very whimsical which will significantly lessen any anxiety that you might have. All in all he his a great doctor that will have you considering making DR.Insel you main doctor
Very fine doctor. Thorough, professional, listened well, good communicator, very human.
Most caring, professional, and thorough doctor.
This is my 3rd time seeing Dr. Insel and he had wonderful bed side manner. Services are fine promptly and efficiently.
It was satisfied with the doctor's diagnosis and explanation.
Always a great experience. Focused, attentive, smart conversation and advice regarding issues at hand -- from a sincere, caring professional who is also a badass doc.
Awesome and quick!
I have been Dr. insel's patient for about 10 years. If you need to see a cardiologist, make an appointment with Dr. insel. He is fantastic.
Dr. Insel was awesome. He has a great bedside manner. He was very thorough and made a scary experience as pleasant as can be.
The doctor was able to answer my questions, and showed a great deal of patience. Dr. Insel was also very clear in his explanations.
He's great doctor and give the patient enough time.
very professional, knowledgeable, and efficient!
Dr Insel had been my doctor previously (2005 through 2008) so I already knew that he is well regarded as a cardiologist. I was out of the country for past 3 years but now I'm back again in NY and as a result chose to return to him.
It was the first visit but my best first visit ever. The staff was very polite too which I almost never encounter. I would have liked a full physical but he did take care of my most pressing concern. I am keeping him as my primary doctor. Oh he is funny too.
Dr. Insel was very professional and explained every step of my heart exam. I am very young but have a family history full of Heart health issues so I came to Dr. Insel as my first Cardiologist to do a full check-up to make sure I am okay. He made me feel very comfortable even though I was so nervous and had no idea what a Cardiologist appointment would be like. The office needs a little re-vamping but as far as him as a doctor I will definitely be returning every 3 years to ensure my family's heart issues don't catch up to me.
Dr. Insel's bedside manner would be the primary reason that I would return. He spent a total of an hour doing a few diagnostic tests and then discussing at length questions that I had. The facility is not the newest and could use a bit of a facelift, but Dr. Insel's knowledge and concern about my well being is definitely reason enough to return and highly recommend.
Receptionist and Doctor were wonderful but unfortunetly the medical assistant that did the initial exam/tests was horribly rude and unprofessional. Overall positive experience with a knowledgable and caring doctor.
He seems friendly and professional.
soo far everyone was very profesional very respectfull and made me fell like i had been known them for long time,every0ne a very good
He is an excellent physician.
Personable, engaging, knowledgeable, clearly concerned about his patients.