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Dr. Ronak Chinai, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Board Certified in Internal Medicine Spoken Languages include: English, Hindi, Gujarati, and Spanish. At Grove Medical Associates, our staff strives for a caring environment. We appreciate the opportunity to provide you with quality health care. Our physician, Dr. Chinai earned his medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine, followed by a rigorous internal medicine residency at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ. Grove Medical Associates provides comprehensive and personalized health care to each of our patients.

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Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Internist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Jersey City Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Jersey City Medical Center (Residency)
  • Medical School - Ross University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Best Hopitalist Jersey City Medical Center 1996-1997
  • Best Internist Jersey City Medical Center 1998
  • Community Service Award for CCFED 2011
  • Top Physicians of America 1998-2011

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Languages spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Macedonian
  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1235115312

Office locations

Grove Medical Associates

129 Newark Ave

Jersey City, NJ 07302

Grove Medical Associates

610 Washington Blvd

Jersey City, NJ 07310

Grove Medical Associates

150 Warren Street, Suite 118

Jersey City, NJ 07302

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Dr Chinai was very efficient and caring
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Very nice Dr. very to the point with a very calm bedside manner. I would go to him again.
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Dr. Chinai listened to my health history, asked appropriate questions and came up with a course of action: 1) he made sure that l left his care with recommendations for 2 specialists, and 2) he set up an appointment for amammogram and a bone density scan. I felt very relaxed by
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Being a new patient it was an extremely calming visit from the reception. Dr. Chinai patiently listened and recommended the treatment.
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Great doctor. Appointment right to the point, no waiting around.
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Very professional. He explained my problems nicely. I would definitely recommend him to my friends.
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Very professional and easy to speak to.
Less than 6 months ago
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Very knowledgeable and took the time to explain to me different treatment options
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He was straight to the point and very precise. I’m very satisfied!
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He is a great doctor. You can tell he cares about his patients.
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I love going to doctor Chinai, him and his staff are always very kind and very helpful. Been going to him for years can't say anything bad.
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Dr Chinai is very caring and compassionate, he pays such good attention to all issues, he is always on time, and extremely polite. My wait time has been 5 mins in my both visits. The level of care was excellent fromDr Chinai and the staff was very professional. The office is so clean and tidy. I will highly recommend Dr Chinai, he is truly one of the Best.
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Dr. Chinai is always pleasant and professional. My wait time was less than 5 minutes; granted, I booked the last appointment on a Saturday afternoon.
Less than 6 months ago
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Never seeing this guy again and I suggest you don't either. He was incredibly curt, unprofessional with his reactions to questions, and judgemental.
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He was very compassionate and caring. Although it was a very busy day for him he didn't rush anything which is expected but not always provided.
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I had an awful experience in this facility. I went there for annual check up and just explained my previous conditions to the Doctor so he can include any necessary test in the annual check up. I have already been visitingspecialists for other conditions which I have and didn't expect/get any treatment for those. I booked the appointment under Annual physical and was quite explicit about that. The office has charged me a whooping amount for new patient visit and have refused to take it back. Apart from this, they recommended me to visit Physical Therapist who was just opening their practice in the facility. I confirmed with the office that this is just a consultation and if there would be any additional charges. The office confirmed that there are no charges for consultation. I have been charged gigantic amount for this unnecessary consultation and this physical therapy practice is out of network for me. How did they fail to inform me about this earlier and were unable to bring it up when I called to confirm about the charges. I have been unable to reach their billing department constantly and have raised the issue with my Health care provider. The only aim for this practice seems to be charging unnecessary amount and loot the people visiting the facility. I would never recommend anyone to visit this facility.
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Last two times the dr. hasnt been there. the first time i had to return because he wasnt in. this time i had to see someone else cause he wasnt in. Probably will not book with him again
Less than 1 year ago
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Very unprofessional. There is no concept of appointment. Went to doc for annual physical exam and no one to guide on the requirements. Wait time was greater than 2 hours
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Efficient doctor
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Dr. Chinai is a fantastic doctor who really took the time to get to know me. He is truly a professional in every sense of the word. I enthusiastically recommend him to anyone in the Jersey City area in need ofa quality medical professional who truly understands each patient and treats his work with the utmost seriousness. Cheers!
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Very good!
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Dr. Chinai is very workmanlike. He gets right down to business and asks the important questions. If you prefer a doctor with a little more flowery presence, Dr. Chinai may not be our guy. But for someone like me, who appreciatesthe efficiency and lack of beating around the bush, he's ideal. I would highly recomment.
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I'm a bit of a hypochondriac, but Dr. Chinai was sure to assuage my fears.
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Dr. Chinoi is the best doctor in all of NJ for sure. I have been his patient for past 5-6 years and never had bad experience. Always listens to your story and suggests best treatment. He does not ask tons ofquestions and comes to conclusion by it but checks patient properly and gives his comment like a true doctor. Wish, every doctor is like Dr. Chinoi.
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I actually saw a different doctor there.. Dr Hamsan & she was great!
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I arrived at the office 10 minutes before my appointment and proceeded to wait for over 40 minutes before being taken back to a waiting room to be seen. This doctor shares an office with a pediatrician as well, so lotsof screaming children in the waiting room while you wait...
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Quick and efficient. Would definitely recommend!
More than 1 year ago
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I really liked Dr. Chinai's approach and he was very easy to talk to and listened very intently. I've been looking for a conveniently placed GP that I also liked, and I think I've found him.
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I've visited Dr. Chinai a few times for annual check ups. I've been upset by having to revisit the office on separate occasions just to review results and was charged for all sessions. Separately, he is often dismissive of your questionsand very much in a rush to see other patients. I didn't feel the clinic at washington street was the cleanest, or most up to date, so the experience was underwhelming.
More than 1 year ago
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Not so detail oriented or personal
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A very busy day at the office, with some power issues thrown in for good measure, but the staff was lovely and the doctor efficient. Good visit.
More than 1 year ago
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He is an amazing doctor and knows what he is doing. i really lie going to see a physician that cares about the patient not just doing it for money.
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High volume office. You will wait 1.5 hrs. They do not have enough staff.
More than 1 year ago
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Very nice and attentive
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First time see this doctor was quick but efficient. Helped me move in the right direction with treating my illness.
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He wasn't in so I was transferred to another doctor which was fine but it was a long wait.
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Great doctor; the waiting room was HORRIBLE and crowded and it took me forever to get in and out of there
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Dr. Chinai was very nice and down to earth. He listened to concerns and responded respectfully. I actually really liked him a lot and thought he was really nice and knowledgeable. However, my only concern about my appointment was that atno point did the nurse who first saw me or Dr. Chinai himself go over my current medications or medication allergies (even though I had filled it out on my forms), which is standard protocol at a doctor's visit. At the end of my appointment, Dr. Chinai said he was going to prescribe me something that's actually in the family of another drug that I'm allergic to. I instantly spoke up and he seemed surprised that he missed that information. Although a small mistake, it has big consequences. Hopefully this is the one instance where that type of oversight occurred. Since I know my allergies and felt comfortable speaking up, I would probably go to him again. It was convenient to make an appointment, the location is easy to get to and overall he was a very affable doctor.
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Efficient and accurate. That what I primarely need from a Doctor.
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No waiting time. He is very friendly.
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As always had a good experience. He is a very good doctor.
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He helped me calm my fears about bloodwork. Dr Chinai is a really good doctor.
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The only issue really was sending my blood work to a lab that was out of network ... something has to be done about that... everything else was fine.
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Doctor was late to work and had lots of people waiting. Doctor sent my blood work to a lab that didn't accept my insurance. I got hit with a huge bill that I was not expecting. I never authorized him todo that. He also didn't seem to care about the reasons I was there. He shrugged everything off and told me we needed test results back before he could tell me what is wrong.
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The doctor was prompt however he was unable to give any medication which would help and was unable to diagnose the problem, had to go to another doctor the following day.
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Quick , understanding , and helpful .
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Dr. Chinai does not have good bedside manner. Examined me for 5 minutes, was not empathetic and barely answered my questions, and then sent me off. He is not kind and I don't think he is thorough or good at hisjob. I will not be back and would never recommend him. You can find a way better doctor... stay away!
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I made the appointment with this doctor to get vaccinated and prepared (titers) for a summer internship at a research facility (I will be working with non-human primates). Every. Single. Time. I visited this office they messed up in one wayor another. They skipped me for my appointment (I waited nearly 2 hours while others went ahead of me), did not order the correct blood-work, and I never received a call for the incomplete blood work. When I called for that incomplete blood work, a receptionist told me I just needed to come by and pick it up. I questioned, "Doesn't a doctor go over that with me?" "Nope, come by and pick it up." I come back to find out that the titers hadn't been done (the *only* reason I made the appointment) and that I actually did need to talk to a doctor about my blood work.
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Only negative was the wait time which was simply way too long
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Dr. Chinai was very professional and to the point. He let me know about offered services upon request, and gave referrals when necessary.
More than 1 year ago
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