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Dermatology Consultation
345 East 37th St, Suite 301, New York, NY, 10016
165-33 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY, 11366
11412 Beach Channel Drive, Suite 5, Rockaway Park, NY, 11694

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A native New Yorker, Dr. Ritu Saini received her medical degree with an honors distinction in biochemistry at the New York University School of Medicine after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. During medical school, she spent a year performing basic science research in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU and was the recipient of several prestigious research grants from the American Federation for Aging Research and the American Dermatological Association. She then went on to complete a dermatology residency at the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. At Miami, she was awarded several mentorship and training grants by the Women's Dermatologic Society and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Ritu Saini is specially trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery under the direction of world-renowned Mohs surgeon Dr. Perry Robins, Professor Emeritus of New York University Department of Dermatology.

A board certified dermatologist.

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Long wait time Visit was not that helpful

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Great service

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She showed she actually cared about my problems and provided me with the treatment I needed. I admit, I was skeptical at first, but everything turned out great.

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Dr. Saini is an excellent doctor, with great bedside manner. I always feel that she truly cares about her patients, and I'm confident with the decisions she makes on any issue that I have. She has also gone above and beyond the norm for me. I highly recommend her.

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DOCTOR INTERACTION Dr. Saini was respectful, professional, and kind. Those 3 merits are the only reason I would visit this office again. She didn't try to talk over me, as some prideful medical professionals are sometimes apt to do, and listened carefully to what I said, and suggested possible treatments/procedures that were in line with other dermatologist have suggested. Other aspects were not so favorable: PRE-VISIT If you get a link from the office to do pre-office paper work, don't fill it out, and don't upload your Insurance Card. You'll be wasting your time. Their system in the actual office doesn't receive the info you fill out. VISIT The office administration was horrible. The receptionist was clueless as to why I had come for a visit (a cosmetic consultation) and said that it was their office policy to take the deductible upfront, which can be pricey (am not at liberty to write actual amount here on Zocdoc). When I asked what goes into calculating that cost, she refused to let me know. It was only after I had spoken to another nurse and their accountant, that they informed me they were mistaken, and that the consultation was--as it should be--free. By this time, at least 20 minutes had elapsed, and I was quite a bit frustrated. If the office can better train their receptionist, and improve ZocDoc - office communication, it'd be much better off.

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Listen to all your concerns and explain everything you need to know about your condition and treatment.

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Highly recommend.

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She was trying to make sales with products they offer in her office.

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Very helpful

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The Dr was very nice, thorough and gave helpful medical advice.

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I always like my visits with Dr Saini. She does a great job and makes me fell special and beautiful.

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I saw Dr. Aziz at the Fresh Meadows location (he is the one that goes to that location). I arrived 15 mins before my 315P appt, but I wasn't seen by the doctor until roughly 25 mins after my appt time. In fact, he didn't arrive to the office until around 315, despite having a 3P appt on his schedule, so keep that in mind if you're booking the first appts of the day. That being said, the actual appt was great. Dr. Aziz was completely professional and personable. He seemed genuine and took his time, including insuring there was nothing else I wanted to go over. Overall a great experience and I'd definitely recommend him to anyone looking for dermatologists in the area.

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Dr. Saini is very personable and attentive. Her staff is wonderful very warm and caring. I had fillers because I just turned 70 and felt I needed a little tweeking. Everything went great very natural looking, nothing That looks odd or overdone. Very, Very, Satisfied.

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Everyone in the office was very nice and very helpful!

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It was okay

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We met with her associate Dr. Aziz Chowdhury. Dr. Chowdhury diagnosed my daughter's symptom immediately. Explained in detail the cause, effect and solution. Wait time was less than 10 minutes. The office is clean and the receptionist was pleasant. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND him.

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Office clean. Took me in exactly at time of apt. Dr very nice and informative. Office called to confirm apt. Girl at front desk very pleasant. Waiting room needs magazines :) !!

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Dr saini was very warm ,,she help with all my concerns. I'll will be going back

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Everything was fine, very normal and I liked that she was training a new doctor.

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Overall, my visit was quite satisfactory. I went to Dr. Saini to get her evaluation of a small eyelid lesion. She and her clinical staff assessed and treated it promptly, painlessly, and reassuringly. Was done and out the door in under 30 min. Dr. Saini and her team are friendly and efficient. They get the job done!

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The office is easy to find, the staff very friendly. I waited 35 min, but they apologized (something that has never happened to me in a doctor's office), and the consultation was very professional and quick.

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She did not seem very interested in hearing about the reasons for my visit. Everything was rushed and the only part of the visit where she seemed to be actually engaged on was at the end, when she tried to sell me unnecessary cosmetic procedures. Not recommended.

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The visit was good. She was very professional and addressed all my medical issues.

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The doctor and the, I believe, office manager, were friendly and helpful. The front desk receptionist could have been engaging and efficient.

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Front desk could be a bit more friendly.

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Receptionist had an attitude. And they only saw me for 5 minutes.

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Dr. Saini is very professional and kind.

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First time visiting, they had a professional and positive attitude. The dr explained things to me. I would recommend to anyone

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She's really good. She explains everything what you need. Nd I'm looking forward for my next visit. I'm really happy I find dr. Ritu

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Very pleasant and accurate. Explain everything in detail and how it will be treated.

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I was not able to meet with Dr. Saini, but I did have the pleasure of working with Dr. Amrit Kumar. I have been to many dermatologists and he has been. by far, the greatest. He took his time to actually talk to me about my lifestyle and diet, since it can contribute to my psoriasis and cystic acne. He described in great length of certain medications I am eligible for and overall was very kind towards me! I would love to continue to see him.

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Very professional and thorough...

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Three members of my family have visited the office in the last month. All visits terrific. Very pleased each time.

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I arrived for my appointment ten minutes early to fill out paper work and remained in the waiting room for about half an hour although there were very few patients in the office. I was taken to the exam room and waited another half an hour to see the doctor for two minutes. The waiting room was fine but the exam room was extremely disorganized. Not a place I want to be treated by a doctor. Dr Saini answered a few of my questions but didnt really give me an exam and then tried to sell me on the in house products. Pretty disappointing visit, I can only imagine that her four star rating on here is not real.

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Very professional - great choice!

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Never again! First off, Dr. Saini seemed nice enough but my first interaction with her office staff should've been an indication of what was to come. I waited at the desk (with no one in front of me) for at least 10 minutes (after almost an hour wait) while the two receptionists behind the desk kept picking up the phone and putting people on hold and then laughing about it. I overheard them say "This one won't give up". I should really have just left right then. After my check up, which again was ok, I was told I could pick up my prescription at my local pharmacy. After picking up it was unclear which of the 3 ointments were to be used where. So I called the office to get clarification. After 3 days of trying I finally got someone on who wasn't sure either. They said they'd get back to me. They didn't. I then finally go through again 2 days later and someone else gave me direction but was telling me to put the ointments in places I didn't even have checked out. I had to insist extremely aggressively that the Dr. call me back—which she did before the end of that day and I thought to myself "ok, I was supposed to go back for a follow up, but I'm not dealing with this office ever again". NO such luck. Three months later I get ANOTHER bill from the office. Another 3 days of trying to get through!! NEVER again... stay away!!

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Always professional and kind. She listens to your concerns and offers clear detailed solutions in easy to understand terms. You never feel like she is talking over your head.

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My appointment was with Dr. Kumar and he is the best! I've been to many dermatologists in the past to help me with my acne and my hypertrophic scar, but haven't had much success until now! Dr. Kumar is very personable and friendly and will definitely be a returning client in the future.

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The best dermatology doctors, Dr.kumar well educated me and is a very knowledgable Doctor. The staff is very helpful and took care of me right away. Dr.kumar was truly Professtional and puts his patients as top priority, caring for his patients and come out with the best theraputic decision. Truly I have never seen a doctor that truly cares about his patients well being. Dr.Kumar truly is the best doctor putting his patients as top priority. Deffinetly recomend led without a doubt.

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I had vad experience with the receptionist. I have to wait 3 days for my prescription to go through my pharmacy. If I did not call back I wont learn that she can't find my CVS branch because she said I gave her a wrong number. There was nothing wrong with CVS phone number twas the right number. She never contacted me at all! and the prescription was verbally told by the PA is not what was prescribed. I got zyrtec on my own. Not going back.

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