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Dr. Polina Kagan, MD

OB-GYN

Professional statement

Polina Kagan is a dedicated and mindful OB-GYN serving the community of Rockville Centre, NY. Dr. Kagan attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she received her medical degree, and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Nassau County Medical Center. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degrees (BS/BA) from Tulane University, which she completed with Summa Cum Laude in Biology. Dr. Kagan is a part of South Shore Women's Medical Associates and is affiliated with South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside and LIJ Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the Nassau County Medical Society, the New York State Medical Society, and the Nassau Obstetrical and Gynecologic Society. She is fluent in English and Russian. Her awareness of these different languages makes her accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Kagan is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. She takes her time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all her patients.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • OB-GYN

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • South Nassau Communities Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Doctor of Medicine
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Nassau County Medical Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • New York State Medical Society

Awards and publications

  • Certificate of excellence for 20 year service from South Nassau Communities Hospital

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1508855792

Office locations

South Shore Women's Medical

556 Merrick Rd

Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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She was quick and Thorough. She answered my questions and was very sweet.
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Dr. Kagan is always pleasant and through with her examinations as well as explaining plan of care. Staff are also nice
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Dr Kagan is great , but the wait time was ridiculous.
Less than 1 month ago
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I just love her. Ladies working there are nice.
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Like any other place u have to wait a little but the staff was really great. The forms however for a first timer is ridiculously long. I will make her my primary gyno though.
Less than 3 months ago
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Very professional environment and Dr Kagan was very thorough and explained my procedure to me
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I scheduled an appointment with Dr Kagan due to lack of availability by my current OB/GYN. I was not only impressed by how accommodating her schedule is, but also by her bedside manner. She was easy to speak with and didnot make me feel rushed. There was only a minimal wait in the waiting room for my evening appointment. Very pleased!
Less than 3 months ago
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Amazing!
Less than 3 months ago
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Great doctor! She is thorough and very welcoming for new patients
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She is very nice and accommodating. I can ask questions and I don’t feel hurried. She has a warm personality and she makes her patients feel comfortable.
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I loved the dr! However the receptionist was a bit rude at first then she was nice.
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I have come across many doctors being a patient and being a nursing student. I have never met a doctor with such a personable attitude. She made me feel like she had been my doctor for years instead of it beingour first meeting. She is great. Strongly recommend her to all women especially young women who need someone like this to give guidance.
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I felt really comfortable!
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Dr.Kagan is very professional and an excellent person.
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Quick. Easy. Professional.
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Very nice
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Excellent OBGYN. Was seen within 5 minutes of arriving to my appointment. Dr. Kagan is friendly and non judgmental.
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Very professional. Instructive and down to earth. A warm bedside manner.
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She was alright, by the time I saw her (1 and 1/2 hour later I was in a bad mood, so I just wanted to get over with my visit at this dr Office, front desk staff was all about gossipingand ignoring the fact that patients where there for their appts
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It’s a nice visit with Dr Kagan she’s very nice... but the only problem is when I called them about my appointment thru ur website they told me I don’t have one... so i ask them if I can go therethe front desk said yes but the wait is an hour and a half ??.......so now I’m asking u why is it that I’m not on their schedule??? Thank u
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My visit with Dr. Kagan was excellent. She was very professional and everyone in the office was very courteous and professional. Dr. Kagan is very knowledgeable. Her bedside manner is exceptional.
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Always great to see her. Answered all my questions and concerns.
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She was really great. I felt super comfortable. Looking forward to our next appointment.
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She was very nice and professional!
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I was nervous at first & really didn’t know what to expect as the reviews weren't so positive. However, the appointment on a whole was indeed pleasant & delightful. The front desk staff was quite professional & the staff once youget called in to see the doctor was great as well. Overall it was s great experience & looking forward to my next visit
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Dr. Kagan was empathic and practical. She gave a thorough examination and I intend to go back to her next year.
More than 1 year ago
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She was extremely knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable. I'll be using her as my permanent obgyn.
More than 1 year ago
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She was very informative and caring.
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I waited over an hour to see doc. Her exam took 55 seconds and talking to her in her office another 37 seconds. Thanks!
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It was amazing!! She actually listened to my needs!! Very pleasant!! She was quick my exam..gentle..I would recommend her to everyone!!
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Dr. Kagan is nice but seems like she just wants to get the appointment done as quickly as possible, she's very hasty. I went to her twice and both times i was seen for maybe 5 minutes. She's extremely brief andwasn't thorough in explaining/educating anything about birth control (this was my first time being prescribed birth control and i did my own research beforehand but she didn't mention anything about side effects, what your body does when you start taking it, etc). She also did a pap smear but didn't explain what it was testing, i don't want to feel like i have to research and google things on my own before/after i get there just to understand what she's doing to me. I want to be told what's going on before i have to a million questions just to understand what she just did. Went back a second time for a possible UTI and asked her if i can get screened for STI/STD's and she said in a surprised tone that she had already done that when i came in for the pap smear a few months ago, even though she never mentioned to me that she was going to screen for any STI/STDs at that time. For the waiting area: the young african american lady at the front desk has the biggest attitude and made me feel bad for even being in the office, not a feeling i want placed on me when i'm nervous being at the gyno in the first place. TLDR: find someone else.
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I felt comfortable & I am confident that my needs can be met here moving forward.
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Appt was 545 was only seen at 7:25 PM. Doctor is okay but medical assistants and front desk are rude
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She's amazing I love her
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Dr. Kagan is great. She was recommended to me and I, in turn, recommend her. She lessens the discomfort associated with such a medical examination. I already booked next year's appointment.
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She is a con artist. She told me I needed to get a sonogram before she even did a breast exam. Are you kidding me. Then she billed me for breast pain I don't have breast pain. She is terrible. Herbreast exam wasn't even a second long and she told me to do a breast exam every day in the shower. I left her office and went directly to another gyno that my friend uses and told me is very good. And he said my breasts are normal and a sono is not necessary and to do an exam once a month. She is a disgusting person and a terrible doctor. And her staff is absolutely rude and obnoxious. You don't even get greeted with a hello. It's a disgusting practice and I should have known better by reading the reviews but I was in a rush to get an appt. never again
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I thought my visit was great! The staff was nice and friendly. My wait time was about 20 minutes 10 of which I spent filling out my paperwork! Dr. Kagan was pleasant and very professional. I will be recommending her toall my co workers and becoming one of her new patients! Thank you Dr. Kagan!
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Dr. Kagan is very professional, nice, caring and thorough. I've been a part of this practice for 11 years! She delivered one of my children and I am very happy at this practice.
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I had a long wait for a Tuesday at noon but Dr. Kagan was worth the wait. She has excellent bedside manner, answered all of my questions and was very sweet. The staff was also so nice! Would definetly recommend her and I'll be going back.
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Dr.Kagan is a wonderful, friendly and informative doctor. Took her time to listen to me and explain options for the large fibroid I have in my uterus.
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My visit with Dr. Kagan was only hampered by the fact that someone went into labor right before my visit and had to be admitted to the hospital. This is fairly common in OB/GYN offices. However, her staff kept me informedand when I saw Dr. Kagan, she was professional, yet warm; she was efficient, although I didn't feel rushed out of the office. Overall I would highly recommend her.
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The visit with Dr. Kagan was great. The 45 minutes I waited to be seen was not.
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We were discussing a medical procedure that I needed. When I expressed hesitation she she told me ( I am 28 years old, and Latina) "well YOU don't want another kid do you?" I only have 1 child. I am awoman of child bearing age. I think we can all come to a similar conclusion as to why she would assume reproduction from someone like me would be by default unwanted. There was also the other time when I waited over 45 minutes naked from the waist down for a sonogram.
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This was my first visit with Dr. Kagan. I arrived about 10 min late and knew that it will be while before I would be seen due to paper work that had to be filled out, being that I was anew patient. To my surprise I was seen within 40 mins. The Nurse there was very sweet. Dr. Kagan was busy but still took her time to answer any questions I had. She made me feel very comfortable and she has a wonderful personality. I was very pleased and will refer others and I definitely will return.
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Everyone in the office was great
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Dr Kagan is such a knowledgeable doctor! It was my first time seeing an OBGYN ever and she made me feel very comfortable. Her medical assistant was very friendly and had great bed side manners. I highly recommend Dr Kagan!
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Great appointment! Nice friendly staff
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Definitely would not recommend this MD or practice as a whole. The billing department has sent me to collections several times, when they actually charged me too much and owed me money in the end. There is always a long waitto see the MD and they never return phones with results/answer questions. Was not thrilled with the mannerisms of the MD, or the lack of knowledge of my treatment history with her.
More than 1 year ago
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Wonderful doctor. I've never found a Gyno that I actually liked and felt comfortable with until now. Will recommend Kagan to others too.
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