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Dr. Alka Nischal, MD

Geriatric Medicine
5.0 (5)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Alka Nischal, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Mineola, NY. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 26 years of experience. They graduated from NEW YORK MED COLL and is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital.

Dr. Nischal works at NYU Langone Geriatric Medicine Associates--Mineola in Mineola, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Vitamin D Deficiency and Anxiety along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and 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.

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    Winthrop University Hospital
    222 Station Plz N Ste 518, Mineola, NY 11501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 663-2588

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  • NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital

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    Nov 26, 2020
    Very understanding of Her patients
    JBarclift — Nov 26, 2020
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    About Dr. Alka Nischal, MD

    Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1497083026
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    • NEW YORK MED COLL
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Alka Nischal, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nischal is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nischal has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Nischal has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nischal works at NYU Langone Geriatric Medicine Associates--Mineola in Mineola, NY. View the full address on Dr. Nischal’s profile.

    Dr. Nischal has seen patients for Vitamin D Deficiency and Anxiety, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nischal on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Nischal. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nischal.

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