Dr. Peter A. Luongo

Doctor (M.D.)

Paramus, New Jersey Map External Link
Specialty:Internist / Geriatrician
Practice: Luongo Medical Associates
Med. School:Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
Grad. Year: 1989

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Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 20/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 22 reviews. Dr. Peter A. Luongo has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Internist / Geriatrician-related: adult healthcare, general adult care, general adult medicine, primary adult care
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Date Staff Punctual Helpful Knowledge Review Comments
06/03/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 3.5 
20/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Peter" to "Peter A." 
RID: 1716161
17/02/12 4 5 5 5 What is important to me that Dr. Luongo really cares about his patients. 
Insurance: Aetna
RID: 1538650
15/09/11 1 1 5 5 I dont go to the doctor often but I am so happy once I get out of that waiting room and into an exam room. The staff is rude and downright mean at times. Always rushed and huffing and puffing about having to work and deal with patients. I understand it may not be easy to do but there is no need for sick people to be treated this way. Fortunately Dr. Luongo and Sciambati are wonderful doctors and knowledgeable. But to witness arrogance and disdain for patients in the waiting room is very distressing. I fear when I get old that this is how I will be treated and I may look elsewhere. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 1507010
08/08/11 1 3 5 5 I found Dr. Luongo to be a very knowledgeable, caring doctor, who takes his time and does a complete examination, and makes you feel very comfortable. I almost did not go to him because of the poor reviews of his staff, which are true, they are rude, unpleasant and make you feel like you are bothering them, but he than makes up for them. However, they are a poor representation of him and should be spoken to or replaced. If it gets to much I will look for another doctor. I am still trying to figure out how they get away with it, I am sure people have complained. 
Insurance: Oxford
RID: 1481105
07/07/11 1 2 5 5 As a new patient in Dr. Luongo's office, I found Dr. Luongo to be very knowledgeable, and a caring interested physician. I'm sorry to say the same does not go for his staff. I found his staff to be rude, abrupt and completely lacking in customer (patient) service skills. The doctor would do better if he got rid of some of his staff at the reception desks and start anew with staff who are people friendly and accommodating. 
Insurance: Aetna
RID: 1479115
05/07/11 1 1 3 2 The most rude and disrespectful staff I've ever met. Show up to the office late every time with no warning to their patients. I will NOT be going back.  Respond
RID: 1461483
10/06/11 4 4 4 4 I agree that his staff used to be very rude and unhelpful BUT that changed when the office moved across the street. Good and friendly doctor.  Respond
RID: 1381948
08/03/11 4 4 5 5 Best Dr I've had in 40 years (since my family doc retired)Dr Luongo takes time to call on phone, is very thorough, and listens to what you say. Great diagnosis' and great patient rlationship skills. I highly recommend. Staff has always been nice and helpful to me.  Respond
RID: 1342858
21/01/11 5 4 5 5 Staff is very helpful and very courteous. Very busy office and staff is overworked. Would be helpful if more employees were on staff. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 1297763
19/11/10 2 3 4 4 I love that he has you meet in his office after your physical.....also gives you plenty of time to discuss and ask questions.Bad is that I asked for 3 referrals for insurance reasons, but he wrote me NONE!  Respond
RID: 1278969
25/10/10 2 1 3 3 great doctors in this group. the office management lacks organization. and manners. it's next to impossible to get anyone on the phone and when you do - you get put on permahold. thank god i am not a sick person and only have to go for physicals. i would probably die in the office waiting... 
Insurance: United Healthcare
RID: 1220020
01/08/10 1 1 1 4 Lawyer advised against seeing a doctor like this. Refused to testify in court about his diagnosis of GERD. Refused to even provide a letter for the day of court. Receptionist was nasty and rude. Office manager was argumentative. Can effect any type of court case like disability.  Respond
RID: 1121020
05/03/10 1 2 3 3 I have to agree with the comments above the staff is very unprofessional and rude.when you call they seem like you bothering them. But the doctors in the office are great. 
Insurance: Oxford
RID: 1019501
27/10/09 1 3 3 3 The office staff is a disgrace. I have never dealt with more RUDE and UNCOMPASSIONATE ARROGANT people. What gives employees the right to treat patients that way? Shame on Dr. Luongo for allowing his valuable patients to be abused. He is fully aware, but refuses to accept accountability!  Respond
RID: 782627
05/02/09 3 3 5 2 The Good: As others have said, he is very nice, treats you with respect, listens to what you have to say and is pleasant to be with in general. Personality-wise, he is much better than your average physician, and I give him credit on that. The Bad: His medical knowledge is not up to modern standards in my opinion. Certainly, no doctor can be expected to know all the new advances modern medical research has gleaned, but he appears clearly "behind".  Respond
RID: 680517
07/09/08 2 1 4 5 Very kind person and knowledgable. I feel very confident in his care but bring a book  Respond
RID: 625500
25/06/08 3 3 3 3 I take patients to the hospital in the town where many of his patients are, from the patients comments, he definitely is a nice guy, and his large list of satisfied patients shows that he is a good doctor.  Respond
RID: 549081
26/03/08 4 3 5 5 dr. luongo is my primary doctor and i thank every day that he became my physician...he is the most caring and compassionate doctor that i have had in a long time and now he is taking care of my mom who has just been diagnosed with cancer...he is always there for me and always either takes my calls or calls back very shortly. he is the best...janice ecochard 
Insurance: Aetna
RID: 415689
20/09/07 5 5 5 5 Dr. Luongo is and always be my Doctor. He treats me as if I was part of his family. When I had a heart attack at the age of 39 I was in the ER. But I knew everything would be O.K. Because the next thing I knew he was by my bedside. I have been a patient of his longer than I can remember. Thank You Dr. Luongo. You will always be close to my heart. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 116975
29/01/07 4 5 5 DR. Luongo is, in my experience, a knowledgeable,cautious, responsive physician.  Respond
RID: 47449
26/09/06 5 5 5 Dr.Luongo has been the best doctor i've ever been to. He is very helpful and polite.He has gotten me through some very hard times.Keep up the good work Dr.Luongo.  Respond
RID: 33472
26/06/06 3 5 5 I travel over 40 miles out of my way to continue to see Dr. Luongo. He has been my health care provider for over 20 years now and will no change. His care is among the very best in the industry and he always makes you feel like you are his only patient.  Respond
RID: 16611
30/11/05 3 5 5 Dr. Luongo listens! He listens to my concerns and discusses them with me. He asks questions that show me that he is interested in me as a person. He never makes me feel that he is in a hurry to get to the next patient, yet I know that he has a busy practice. He exudes competence and compassion. 
Insurance: United Healthcare
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