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Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov

Internal Medicine
brooklyn, NY
17 years experience male

Locations

medical center

brooklyn, NY

Address

760 broadway, brooklyn, NY
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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
21 Agrees
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Dehydration: It also could be secondary to dehydration. Also depens (penicillamine) on your medical problems could be heart related.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Memory: Consider to be checking vitamins levels such as B12 and B1, if any of those low, can be reason for memory problems. Person can be depressed also, tha... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Alcohol: May be not so much heart valves as heart itself. It can cause alcoholic cardiomyopathy, which means that heart is big and also getting weak.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Chest pain: Likely its osteochondritis, inflammation cartilage that connects ribs to sternum. Could be due to not doing enought exercise since stretching helps. L... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Arthritis: It coUld be due to arthritis eithwr in your spine or shoulder, due to nerve compression.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Possible: Possible since pain can be transfered. Also you should see ENT doctor to be sure that no other problems.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Cells count: It can flactuates on different reasons, some of them are smoking, clumping of blood cells, infection. If difference is big, follow with hematologist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Check up: Need to go to see your doctor in order to do regular blood tests, to be checked for anemia, check thyroid, check vitamin B12, viamin D. Also could be ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Kidney function: based on new formulas yes, sorry for saying this but you do have kidney disease. Which most likely related to age. Older we get, our body gets older t... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Possible: Acid reflux can cause it. Also depending if you have high blood pressure or diabetes, your heart has to be checked. Muscles can do that too. Its bette... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Feet: Different things can be reason for that. Commonly could be due to Neuropathy-nerve problems which could be due to diabetes, nerves problems at the bac... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Discharge: Better to see your doctor, so tests can be done in order to get right answer. Not necessary to have sex in order to have a discharge.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Pain: You need to be evaluated by gastroeneterologist, for possible endoscopy, to rule out ulcer.
A male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Emergency: You may have diverticulitis which can cause perforation and infection spreading inside of your abdomen, urinary tract infection. Both of them in your... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Heary: Likely due to problem in the heart. So will need to do electrocardiogram, also holter monitor. Blood for thyroid should be done. Also check electrolyt... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Lump: Could be different things but better to be checked by the doctor. Depending how long is there, getting bigger or not. Still better to be evaluated.
A female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Pain: Can try daily no very strong exercise 30-45mins. Be an active person. Sometimes Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg at bedtime to begin with may help ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Bronchitis: Go to see your doctor as soon as possible or go to emergency room to be evaluated since you may need emergent chest x-ray.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Swelling: You need to find out why you have swelling. Depending on ethiology of swelling, you will need to use appropriate treatment for that. So talk to your d... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Sinus: Yes it can be since it can block connection between sinus and nasal cavity.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Pain: Yes and no. Some people get that. But also need to hvae futher evaluation done. Could consider doing pelvic sonogram or may be even MRI. So better.to ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Depens (penicillamine): There are different medications. Depens (penicillamine) how bad asthma is. Starts from simple albuterol pump. Then can be steroids inhaler, tablet for... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Spasm: Consider psychologist, also there some physical therapy people may help.
A female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Bleeding: Should go to Er to be evaluated for GI bleeding, can be secondary to diverticulitis. Need to have blood tests done ASAP!also may need CatScan and/or c... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Pregnancy: Go see your doctor and ask to do blood test for pregnancy which is more accurate.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Nerves: Better to see a doctor to be evaluated for nerves injury or rule out carpal tunnel syndrome. May require to have surgery depending on injury.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Side effect: If you did not feel like this before, ask your doctor to change it. If you felt like this before medication was started, then you will need to have mo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Meds: Depens (penicillamine) for what you are taking, also depens (penicillamine) on dose of both of them. But safest at least 8hours, best after meal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Bloating: Yes, it may help. You can also try camile tea.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Headache: Could be different reasons. Best to see your doctoe especially if its worse headache of your life. Better ASAP! Best would be to go to ER.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Liver: If it's first time, just repeat it since it can be simply hemolyzed test which can have false positive elevation of liver tests. The rest similar in f... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Acid: Could be due to increase acid production. Also depending your age heart also should be checked. So its better if you talk to your doctor about it.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Back: Best to be seen by doctor. Could be couple of things. It will also depens (penicillamine) on severity of the pain, if pain travels anywhere, previous ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Pain: It could be. Hard to tell what you have only based on your question. It depens (penicillamine) on location of the pain, area of involvement, depending... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sapozhnikov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sapozhnikov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I really appreciate your answer
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) great advice. great dr.
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Thank you I think I have them as well as a uti

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

WOODHULL MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER
Completed 2009

Awards

None
Top General Internist, Third Place, Manhattan Region - Fall
2014
Thought Leader, First Place, Manhattan Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

None
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