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Dr. Bernice Hamerla, MD

Pediatrics*
4.7 (82)
Map Pin Small Forest Hills, NY
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Overview of Dr. Bernice Hamerla, MD

Dr. Bernice Hamerla, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Forest Hills, NY. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Optum Medical Care, P.C.. Patients rated Dr. Hamerla an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Hamerla works at Optum Pediatrics - Forest Hills in Forest Hills, NY with other offices in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hamerla's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Optum Pediatrics - Forest Hills
    10848 70th Rd Ste 2E, Forest Hills, NY 11375 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 635-4769
  2. 2
    Optum Pediatrics - New York City
    1111 Park Ave Ste 1D, New York, NY 10128 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (917) 277-4016

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    • Aetna
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Connecticare
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    • Coventry Health Care
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Bernice Hamerla, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1417416413
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
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    • Pediatrics
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Optum Medical Care, P.C.

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