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Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

Rheumatology*
2.7 (28)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

Dr. Frederick Ast, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Ast, completed a fellowship at Mt Sinai Hospital|New York University Medical Center. Dr. Ast, completed a residency at St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ast an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Ast works at Practice in New York, NY with other offices in Saranac Lake, NY and Brewer, ME. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst 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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Dr. Ast's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Midtown Allergy and Arthritis Care PC
    35 E 30th St Apt 1A, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 725-7027
  2. 2
    Adirondack Health
    2233 State Route 86, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 891-4141
  3. 3
    Brewer - Northern Light Infusion Care
    33 Whiting Hill Rd Ste 34, Brewer, ME 04412 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (207) 973-9887
  4. 4
    Empire Prosthetic & Orthotic Designs LLC
    37 E 30TH ST, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 725-0433

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Adirondack Medical Center-Saranac Lake
  • Alice Hyde Medical Center
  • Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital

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Fever
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Osteoarthritis
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoporosis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Trigger Finger
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Behçet's Disease
Bursitis
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De Quervain's Disease
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Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
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Goodpasture's Disease
Granulomatosis
Hammer Toe
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Swelling
Lyme Disease
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriasis Vulgaris
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Ankle Foot
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Shoulder
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Wrist
Sarcoidosis
Scleroderma
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spondylitis
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Bone Density Scan
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoporosis Screening
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    2.7
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    Based on 28 ratings
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    About Dr. Frederick Ast, MD

    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and German
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1699742288
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mt Sinai Hospital|New York University Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Ast accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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

    Dr. Ast speaks Chinese and German.

    28 patients have reviewed Dr. Ast. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ast.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ast, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ast appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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