Recommended Physicians

אין אחת שלא נזקקה לאיזשהו טיפול ו/או ייעוץ רפואי במהלך שהות שלה בניו יורק, אם לעצמה ואם לילדים.
לא רק ששיטת ביטוח הבריאות כאן שונה, לכי תמצאי רופא/ה טוב/ה, שידעו לדבר מספיק לאט וברור שגם נבין מה נאמר-
גם כאן אנחנו נוטות להיעזר אחת בשניה בחיפוש אחר הרופא האולטימטיבי, מישהו/י שהיה מספיק טוב לחברה או לחברה של חברה….
לנוחיותכן ליקטנו כאן רשימת רופאים מומלצים בכל מיני תחומים


Pediatricians רופא/ת ילדים

1) Dr. Michael Levi
390 W End Ave
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine
New York, NY 10024
(Posted by Amit)

2) Dr. Karyn Ginsberg
1111 Park Ave
Park Avenue Pediatrics
New York, NY 10128
212 534-3000
(Posted by Victoria)

3) Bertie Bregman
(Family Medicine, treats adults as well)
*535W 110th st
Suite: 1E
New York, NY 10025
*2nd location -70th bet West End and Riverside
(Posted by Einat)

4) Dr. Paula Prezioso
317 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 725-6300
20 Plaza Street East
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 857-5500
(Posted by Shira)

5) Dr. Jeffery Bourne
99 University Place/ cross 12 st
New York NY 10003
(212) 777-0300
(Posted by Michal)

6) Dr. Staci Bodner
Manhattan Pediatrics
(212) 326-3351 ‎
16 E 60th St
# 410
New York, NY 10022-3086
(Posted by Asaf & Eric)

7) Sharon Somekh, MD
Happy and Healthy Pediatrics
77 Jericho Turnpike ste 175
Mineola, NY 11577

Hebrew speaking, young female pediatrician
She is also a certified lactation consultant
and a mother of 3.

Pediatric Opthamologist רופא עיניים לילדים

Dr. Shira Shwartz
40 W. 72nd St New York, NY
(212) 981-9800
(Posted by Michal)

Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN)רופא/ת נשים

1) Eliana-Maria Buriana, M.D.
328 East 75th St. (between 1st & 2nd Aves.)
New York, NY 10021
(Posted by Sharon)

2) Dr. Michel Ketley
125 E 80th St
New York, NY 10075
(212) 249-4501
(Posted by Victoria)

3) Dr. Jane Kaufman
428 East 72nd Street
Suite 200
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-4900
(Posted by Shira)

4) Asaf Ferber, MD
Speaks Hebrew
45 E. 85th Street, New York, NY, 10028
(Posted by Hila)

5) Alex Stewart Tepper, MD
Board Certified
65E 96th st
Suite 1B
NY, NY 10128
(Posted by Liat)

6) Dr. Richard Wind
106 E 35st (btw park and lex)
New York NY
(212) 684-7777
(Posted by Michal)

Psychologists  פסיכולוגים

1) Maya Vaknin, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
51 West 86th Street
Suite 104A
New York, NY 10024
By appointment: (917) 494-7858
*Fluent in Hebrew
(Posted by Limor)

2) Ofra Bloch, LCSW
127 West 79th Street, Suite 1
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212-591 0618
*Fluent in Hebrew
(Posted by Ofra)

3) Helit Atar-Greenfield, Ph.D.
80 East 11th Street, #629
New york, New York, 10003
*Fluent in Hebrew
Adolescents and adults for individual therapy and specialize in treating Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, and relationship issues.
(Posted by Yael)

4) Tali Klein, Ph.D.
19 West 34th St. PH Floor, New York, NY
917-209-2414  website:
*Fluent in Hebrew
Psychological and Psychoeducational evaluations, Adult Psychotherapy
(Posted by Michal and Ran)

5) Shlomit Rubin, LCSW
230 West 13th St, Suite J
New York, NY 10011
*Adults, couples and parent-child issues 0-5
*Fluent in Hebrew
(Posted by Yael)

6) חלי ברק שטיין, פסיכולוגית ישראלית בניו יורק, יעוץ להורים, טיפול זוגי ואישי


7) Itzhak (Itzik) Zur, MSc

Sport & Exercise Psychology

Performance Psychology consultant

501 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017


Tel: 917-455-7800

Dermatologists רופא/ת עור

1) Hilary Reich, M.D.
101 East 40th Street, #606, New York, NY 10016
(Between Park and Lexington)
Tel.: 212-685-3640
(Posted by Sharon)

2) Dr. Hirshel Kahn
(Treats children and Adults)
5 Harrison  street, New York, Ny
(Posted by Amit)

Integrative Family Medicine (Family Doctor/GP) רופא משפחה

1) Sapna Chaudary, DO
The Continuum Center for Health and Healing
245 5th Ave. at 28th Street
New York, NY 10016
(Posted by Sharon)

Dentists רופא/ת שיניים

1) Levy Uri Dr DMD
57 W 57TH ST
STE 508,
NEW YORK, NY 10019
Phone: 212-751-5448
(Posted by David)

2) Anat Raz
Hebrew Speaker
115 E 57th St
Ste 1520
(between Lexington Ave & Park Ave)
New York, NY 10022
(212) 750-3478
(Posted by Nahama)

3) Yael Freeman, D.D.S
Hebrew Speaker
515 Madison Avenue,Suite 3303
New York, NY 10022
(Posted by Hila)

Otolaryngologists   אף אוזן גרון

1) Dr. Linda Dahl, MD
New York Otolaryngology Group
186 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 327-3000
(Posted by Miri)

Acupuncturist and Herbalist

1) Mor Balaban, MSTOM, L.Ac
800A Fifth Avenue, Suite 206 (corner of 61st street)
office hours: Mondays 9-7, Wednesdays 2-7, every other Saturday 11-4
Accepts medical insurance.
*Promotion for Imale’s subscribers – free Herbal consultation with Acupuncture treatment, *discount for those who are not covered with medical insurance.
*Fluent in Hebrew.
Tel – 917-5411432  or e-mail:
(Posted by Amit)

Recommended Hospital For Delivery:
I also want to warmly recommend Weill Cornell as a great hospital to give birth (and generally).  I visited a few maternity departments and chose this, and had a very good experience with the facility, the staff and everything:
(Posted by Shira)

Guidance for Families
UJA-Federation of New York’s new initiative, Mental Health GPS (Guiding Parents through Services), provides access to compassionate, expert family resource specialists located at mental-health agencies throughout the New York area. Mental Health GPS family resource specialists help families navigate the mental-health system for their children, right up through college — from evaluation and diagnosis to treatment and follow-up.
This free service, provided through UJA-Federation beneficiary agencies, is designed to assist families who have concerns about their child or adolescent’s mental-health issues, including:
* Behavioral or emotional problems at home or at school
* Anxiety or depression
* Substance abuse, eating disorders, or other self-destructive behaviors
* Extensive bullying occurrences
* Peer isolation
For more information visit:
(Posted by Karin Spitzer)


  1. Recommended Psychologist:

    Talia Klein, Ph.D.
    19 West 34th St. PH Floor
    phone: 917-209-2414
    fluent in Hebrew
    psychological and psychoeducational evaluations, adult psychotherapy

  2. Dr. Staci Bodner- Pediatrics
    Manhattan Pediatrics
    (212) 326-3351 ‎
    16 E 60th St
    # 410
    New York, NY 10022-3086

    Jewish, mother of 4 young children (a set of twins)

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  5. Sharon Somekh, MD

    Happy and Healthy Pediatrics
    77 Jericho Turnpike ste 175
    Mineola, NY 11577

    Hebrew speaking, young female pediatrician
    She is also a certified lactation consultant
    and a mother of 3.

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