Dr. Suzette Garofano, MD
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Qualifications and Experience
Awards and Publications
Dr. Suzette Garofano is a pulmonologist and critical care specialist treating patients in the New York and greater New York City areas. She holds Board certification in internal medicine, critical care medicine, and pulmonary disease. She is also a member of professional organizations including the American Medical Association, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and the New York State Thoracic Society.
Born in New York, Dr. Garofano attended Adelphi University for her undergraduate degree. Here, she graduated summa cum laude and was awarded membership in the Delta Tau Alpha honor society. She pursued her medical degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. At the North Shore University Hospital, Dr. Garofano completed an internship and residency program focused on the study of internal medicine. She also completed fellowships in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Patients visiting Dr. Garofano can receive a full range of pulmonary and critical care. She offers critical care and pulmonary consultations, as well as treatment for conditions including asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Verified Patient Reviews
I was referred to Dr. Garofano a long time ago and I am so glad that I finally went. Her bedside manner is superb and she really cares about what is bothering you. She tries to get the most information she can from you and explores all possibilities. I have had issues getting much needed medical equipment with the last two pulmonary doctors I saw. She ensured me that she would handle it however she could and yesterday my device came in the mail. I am so grateful for Dr. Garofano. She is amazing and very professional.
Fantastic. Friendly, thorough, thoughtful, doesn't feel at all rushed. Office is great, and very professional and quick.
Outstanding. I've seen numerous doctors, and she is one of the best. She's extremely warm and friendly as well as caring. She takes the time to listen and isn't arrogant.
Dr. Garofano is very nice and patient. She not only shown me the results but also helped me understand what the numbers are and what do they mean. I can feel the caring instead of just problem solving.
I have been blessed to be dr. Garofano's patient . She not only takes care of the medical issues I come with , she also takes care of my psychological issues that I have as a cancer patient .
Outstanding visit. Very patient, understanding and thorough.
Great doctor lovely personality. She is patient, listens and concerned with all your questions. You never feel rushed. I highly recommend her.
I found dr. Garofano a very compassionate , very knowledgeable , confident, and most of all , I felt not rushed . I took as much time with her as I really needed . These days it is hard to find doctors like her .
A very pleasant and good experience! I had to have a pulmonary function test, prior to my appointment. I was seen within 5 minutes of checking in, a full function test was done, and results ready for my consultation with Dr. Garofano. She was very pleasant, excellent bedside manner, and spent the time that was required to speak with me. Offices also very clean, and not crowded at all (at least when I went). Will be going back for sure!
Dr. Garofano was the third pulmonologist I've seen in 6 months and definitely the best. The past doctors I saw were only interested in treating the symptoms, not looking into the cause. Dr. G wanted to make sure I had the right diagnosis and figure out what the underlining issue is.
The staff were all friendly and professional. Dr. Garofano took time to listen and really understand my needs and concerns. I feel completely confident in her.
Dr. Garofano is an amazing physician. She takes time to listen to your concerns and explain options and procedures in detail. She radiates kindness and expertise. I didn't know physicians like this existed.
Very professional, friendly staff. Nice new office space. Dr. G was attentive, remembered me from just one visit over 1.5 years ago and took the time to sit and talk with me.
She's a great physician. Very thorough, very communicative and takes the time to explain and listen to every concern.
I could not be more pleased. Dr. Garafano was knowledgeable and concerned. I feel comfortable recommending her highly.
She is very attentive, genuine and clear. She takes her time to explain things, answers questions and has a wonderful bedside manner. She is a down to earth professional.
I found her very caring and concerned about my overall wellbeing. I'm so thankful that I now have her as my doctor.
Overall it was a great visit. Very good staff and Dr. Garofano was excellent, definitely a very good first visit.
Dr. Garofano was patient, caring and knowledgeable. The entire office staff was pleasant and efficient. I would definitely go back.
She's great and takes her patients very seriously!
Aside from the delay because of insurance policies regarding diagnostic tests, my first visit with Dr. Garofano was definitely a great experience. She was very kind and very attentive to my concerns.
Thorough, and understanding. I couldn't have asked for anymore!
It was a very good thorough check up. I highly recommend my Doc.
Professional, knowledgeable and caring. Great doctor!
I thought Dr. Garofano was absolutely wonderful. She had excellent bedside manner and I was really happy with my appointment. It was my first visit to the NYU Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health at the Langone Medical Center and I would definitely go back.