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Dr. Brett Halper

Family Medicine
Rockville Centre, NY
25 years experience male

Locations

Halper Family Medicine

Rockville Centre, NY

Address

55 Maple Avenue, Suite 102, Rockville Centre, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

(516) 764-8747

About

Bio

Joined a practice in 2003 which was run by my father, who has been in practice since 1979. Joined by my brother in 2009, we now run a busy family medicine practice in Rockville Centre. We see 80-100 patients on a typical day. The practice is open Monday through Saturday, 9:30-6pm. We are accepting new patients, and we make same day appointments. Our office offers a multitude of testing, including sonograms, echocardiograms, hearing exams, DOT exams, Vitamin/supplement sales, optifast and medifast diet plans, Nerve conduction/EMGs, in-house blood and urine tests, home visits and suboxone therapy. We work closely with many specialties which enables us to refer out and get appointments for our patients usually same day or within a day. We accept most insurances including tricare.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Throat: Make sure to get a culture and sensitivity..... The antibiotic might be resistant to the strain of bacteria
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Chf : Need a work up.... Echo, stress... Consider medication to keep it controlled..... Commonly used is a medication called coreg (carvedilol)......
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Dermatitis : Can't see the image, but it could be fungal in nature..... Ask your doctor to take a look at it..... An anti fungal and a steroid cream could help thi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Throat : Give it a day or two more..... Treat with Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin.... Have it rechecked within a week if no improvement
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Nail bed: The pool is fine ....... It'll take months for the nail bed to grow back
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Injection: Ice the area..... Make a mark at the borders of the redness.... If it gets worse, see your doctor to consider if this is cellulitis
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Bloody stool: Sounds like hemorrhoids..... Add fiber to your diet.... Monitor it for a few days.... If it doesn't go away, see your doctor
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Headache: Have your blood pressure checked.... See your doctor to check you pressure and consider an MRI of your head...
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Vitamins: Shouldn't matter..... Take in the morning with your breakfast if you have any concern
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Scab treatment : See your doctor.... Clean with bactroban (mupirocin).... I also recommend scar cream... Which some doctors use.... I've seen good results with it
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Muscle relaxants: 3-4 a day...... Will feel the effects within 60 minutes typically
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Depression : Sounds like depression..... See your doctor or a psychologist to help you with your symptoms...
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
GERD/ Diet related: See your doctor.... Could be due to your diet..... Could be acid reflux..... Possibly not a balanced diet
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Throat: Sure.... Bacterial infection in your mouth can effect other areas in your mouth
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Palpitations : Could be anxiety.... You should see your doctor to have an EKG.... Possibly and echo and holter monitor....
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Anxiety: See your doctor and a psychologist..... You have anxiety causing these symptoms and might do well with anti-anxiety medications and/or psychological t... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Thigh pain : Most probably muscular.... If no improvement after a few days, see your doctor and consider a study to rule out any other issues
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Abdominal pain: You can try done over the counter antacids... Reduce alcohol, caffeine, smoking, spicy foods.... If no improvement, see your doctor
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Back pain : Try getting some physical therapy or seeing a chiropractor.... Pain cream/ lotions are available, which can be costly, but if covered by insurance are... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Chest discomfort: Could range from a muscle spasm to a pulmonary embolism.... See your doctor

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May 6, 2013
Dr. Brett Halper and his entire staff are very knowledgeable and professional. I left my original Dr. because he would make me wait over a hour every single time and i had a scheduled appointment. ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Halper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Halper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I am tx w/ ibuprofen & Tylenol. This will be the 4th day of ABX . Her symptoms are getting worse . She usually presents n/v w/ strep not norm symptoms
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I live in a small island. Doctors don't know much about Marfan.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Yes when I touch the ulnar nerve it relieves the numbness. Any method?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Manipal Academy of Higher Education Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, India
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, East Long Island Region - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

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