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Dr. Rekha Bhandari, MD

Geriatrician, Internist, Primary Care Doctor

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***Note: Please ensure that your insurance plan is listed prior to booking your appointment, as our office requires insurance verification prior to confirming your appointment. Thank you!*** Rekha Bhandari is a skilled and qualified internist and geriatrician based in Brooklyn and Ridgewood, NY. Dr. Bhandari earned her medcial degree from the Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences in Mysore, India. She then moved to the United States, where she completed her residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and fellowship in geriatrics at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Bhandari is a part of Glenridge Medical. She is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative care by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Center of Advanced Palliative Care, and the American Association Of Hospice And Palliative Medicine. Patients see Dr. Bhandari for a variety of reasons, including annual physicals, sinus problems, arthritis, migraine, and pre-travel checkup. Dr. Bhandari 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. During her consultations, she fully explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Geriatrician

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Hospice and Palliative Care (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (Residency)
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System, Fellowship in Geriatrics

Awards and publications

  • UN - Speaker for GNYHA aging 2/5/15, Czech Republic event
  • Speaker, CCLC 2014, Implementing Palliative Care in Nursing Homes
  • Asst. Professor @ Weil Cornell University 2009-2012

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Punjabi
  • Albanian

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1023035466

Office locations

Glenridge Medical Associates

585 Bushwick Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11206

Glenridge Medical Associates

385 Seneca Ave

Ridgewood, NY 11385

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Its was a nice, better then any visit I have had at a doctors clinic. No long wait, clean facility, nice staff. And Dr. Bhandari was so nice and understanding.
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I will be back!
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Good, great beside manner, kind staff.
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She is very thorough, informative and easy to speak with and ask questions.
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Dr. Bhandari was very professional, kind, and courteous. I felt totally at ease! I’d recommend her.
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Even though I checked in 15 minutes earlier, I had to wait more than an hour. Dr. Bhandari was very professional and helped me with all of my concerns about my health.
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She is an excellent doctor. She made me feel very comfortable.
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She was very personable,very informative and polite. Will definitely be seeing her again
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Dr. Bhandari is an amazing healthcare practitioner and professional. She listened to my concerns and is an amazing partner in my healthcare journey.
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The doctor was very personable and easy to talk to. She assessed my concerns with professionalism and education about treatments. Definitely going back to see her again as my doctor!
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I loved her She was so kind and personable. She took her time getting to know my history and suggesting interesting things. I was nervous going in and was actually happy and hopeful leaving. I really appreciate weekend appointments as well.
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She seemed disinterested in my overall health and more interesting in promoting an app she was releasing soon
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I had an excellent visit with Dr. Bhandari. You can ask her anything and she's very explanatory and so very nice. I was examined by her at 385 Seneca Ave. Nice place and excellent receptionist people also. I think that shewill be my primary doctor. I was very pleased with my visit.
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Dr. Bhandari was very friendly and professional. Everyone in the office had a nice disposition. The office was clean and organized.
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Although it was a bit of wait, Dr Bhandari is worth much worth waiting for. Always satisfied with my visits.
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Very professional. Wonderful bedside manner and helpful staff
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Very pleasant MD ! Thorough questioning and no unnecessary exams. Great bedside manner.
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I just moved in new area and got prepared for a long search of a good doctor nearby. My experience was excellent, the wait was less than 15 minutes, surroundings looked new and clean, staff was efficient and nice, doctor was attentive, and super nice.
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Very knowledgeable doctor!
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I had a great visit. Dr. Bhandari is very good at her job. I was early and she took me as soon as she could which was early. She sat with me in my appointment for awhile. Probably the longest aDoctor has sat with me. I highly reccomend her.
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She was very kind and addressed all of my concerns
Less than 6 months ago
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Great bedside manner and very compassionate.
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Very down to earth and professional. Made me feel super comfortable. Haven’t been to the doctor in years and she made the visit enjoyable. Highly recommend.
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I waited about 45 minutes and I kept having to call the office back just to get test results - just got them back after almost two weeks.
Less than 6 months ago
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Great doctor, but I waited for an hour to see her.
Less than 6 months ago
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She is kind and intelligent.
Less than 6 months ago
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She was very approachable and i was very comfortable speaking to her. She was very knowledgeable and was very attentive in which i lived. I think I'll be sticking to her for a long time w her help of course. She knows what i mean.
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Dr. Bhandari was kind, friendly and thorough. Had a great first experience with her.
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Quick simple appointment. They did call ahead of time to push my appointment by 30 mins to accommodate their schedule, but I still ended up waiting nearly an hour. Helpful staff, friendly doc.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Bhandari has wonderful bedside manner and made me feel comfortable right away. It was my first visit with her and I am happy to have her be my new Primary Care Provider.
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The doctor saw me at my actual appointment time and was very attentive and helpful. She listened to concerns and actually examined me. The office was clean and the staff friendly. Incredibly, I was in and out within 30 minutes.
Less than 6 months ago
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She really makes you feel important and shows concerns and she’s very attentive to your situation She’s awesome
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Very friendly, quick and straight to the point. I was sick with a horrible cough and she gave me exactly what I needed!
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She is my primary care doctor she is amazing I love her very nice person and understands you a lot
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I was pleased.with Dr. Bhandari and her receptionist Alba. The wait time was average, the office was clean . The doctor had a very gentle manner. I appreciated her time and energy. I like that she recommended Yoga and swimming. Iwould definitely recommend her. She will now be my primary doctor.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Bhandari had excellent bedside manner and genuinely listened to my concerns. After discussing my concerns, she had more than one possible remedy, which I highly appreciated because I could choose something more suitable to my lifestyle.Long wait time was only because of an uncontrollable delay and not because that is the norm with her office. In fact, it seemed to be a rarity.
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Great doctor and StAff go to her !
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Excellent
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Bhandari is sooo sweet and so caring! I’ve struggled finding a female doctor I trust and that truly has my best interest. She keeps it honest and is very informative. Highly suggest to anyone but especially fellow girls who prefer a female doctor!
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Dr. Bhandari was very professional and had a wonderful demeanor. However, I waited an hour and half to be seen which was ridiculous. Nonetheless, Dr. Bhandari was very thorough in her exam and made me feel very much at ease.
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She was so sweet, I wanted to stay longer.
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Dr.rekha was very very professional and made me feel very welcomed the front desk is very welcoming and nice very clean place loved it
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doctor was very patient and professional, the staff as well.
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She was absolutely fantastic!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Bhandari was thorough, attentive, and non-dismissive of any concerns that were raised during the appointment. Personally, my previous primary care Doctor was the complete opposite of these attributes that Dr. Bhandari holds true to, and it was renewing to experience the professional care that she provided.
Less than 1 year ago
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She’s such a sweet heart! Extremely comfortable to talk to and is so helpful! Office is also very nice, clean, and staff is wonderful !!
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Dr. Bhandari has lovely bedside manner. You can tell from her level of care that she really wants to partner with you to keep you at your healthiest self!
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I haven’t had a primary doctor in years but I am so happy I found Dr. Bhandari. She is personable and takes the time to understand your needs and explain any medical terms and/or procedures. Office staff is welcoming, the officeis clean and my wait time was about 30 minutes, which isn’t too bad.
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The visit went great! Dr. Bhandari is amazing.
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Doctor Bhandari was great! She is super sweet and I felt that she really wanted to make sure that I was healthy and had proper testing done.
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