Gabe San Roman

Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)

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Medical SchoolPenn St
ResidencyJersey Shore Med Ctr
FellowshipUCLA
Manhasset
300 Community Dr.
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 562-2229
Smithtown
285 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 650 2229
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Gabe San Roman to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 68%Don't recommend: 32%8.7
4 assessments
  • 68% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 0% Neutral (7-8)
  • 32% Don't recommend (0-6)
Humanity
Treated like a number
Treated like a human
Communication
Poor communication
Excellent communication
Frequency Seen
Rarely saw at appts.
Always saw at appts.
Responsiveness
Poor response time
Excellent response time
On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish) to a friend?
Strongly recommend: 39%Neutral: 27%Don't recommend: 34%7
36 assessments
  • 39% Strongly recommend (9-10)
  • 27% Neutral (7-8)
  • 34% Don't recommend (0-6)
4 assessments
6
Age
37 - 40
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
6
dr san roman is very warm and has a great bedside manner. He definitely has a bit of an ego and likes to recite his accolades almost every time my husband comes with me to our visits. he is incredibly sweet and seems to be very knowledgeable, however his office is a bit disorganized...if things aren't going smoothly in your cycle, it is difficult to get in touch with him in the early stages...there is still a lack of continuity in the care that is received and the attention that is paid to the cycles
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Age
37 - 40
Treated
2015 - 2018
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
South Asian
Income
$200K - $499K
Occupation
Doctor
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IUI, 2 IVF
Diagnosis
Male Factor
6
How was your experience with Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
in my experience, dr san roman is very warm and has a great bedside manner. He definitely has a bit of an ego and likes to recite his accolades almost every time my husband comes with me to our visits. he is incredibly sweet and seems to be very knowledgeable, however his office is a bit disorganized
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
be wary of the nurse practitioner's running the show...if things aren't going smoothly in your cycle, it is difficult to get in touch with him in the early stages...after going through a total of 2 ivf cycles and 4 failed transfers with pgs tested embryos, there is still a lack of continuity in the care that is received and the attention that is paid to the cycles
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
I was definitely treated like a human...everyone in the office is very friendly and ends up getting to know you, especially after 2 cycles
Describe the protocols Gabe San Roman used in your cycles at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish) and their degree of success.
my first stim cycle, I was placed on 1 vial of menopur and 150 of follistum, but ended up doubling that dose 3 days in...stimmed for 14 days and got 8 eggs, 7 mature. My second stim cycle, I was placed on 2 menopur and 450 follistum and stimmed for 7 days and ended up with 7 eggs. I was told when I went for a second opinion that my second cycle was an incredibly high dose especially for someone with a high ovarian reserve. We also ran into a few bumps in the road with our transfers. Our second frozen transfer was rushed, ended up with a beta of 18, but my lining wasn't responding as well as it had in the past...that ended up being a chemical. The second ivf cycle with a fresh transfer, I was told to be on progesterone 2 times a day before the transfer by the nurse, then the dr said once a day...but discontinued everything due to high progesterone levels, in which my level went from over 100 to 50 then to 2...which was never going to sustain anything....
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
the nurse practitioners are empathetic but they are highly unorganized and tend to run the office when they shouldn't ...i've had experiences where you ask them questions that they can't answer, and sometimes make stuff up. I have also had instances where they aren't looking at your numbers as trends but instead just one value and making decisions that are incorrect based on that...during one of my transfers, I was told to stop taking progesterone...my levels went from over 100 to 50 to 2 in the course of 4 days...no one thought to look at the trend, instead she just saw the 50 and still advised me to stay off the med. They never review your chart before they speak to you...they never seem to know what meds you are on when they meet with you...they seem really disorganized
Describe your experience with Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish).
the clinic is very friendly and warm. The place is very clean and flows nicely, rarely have to wait a long time....everyone always says hi the issue is that the dr or the nurses never seem to remember your story...even if they were to take 2 min before they see you to review your chart, it would be helpful, this doesn't ever seem to be the case
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish).
each stim cycle was around 15,000 an additional 4,000 for pgs testing and then an additional 350/embryo at the lab...also 500 for anesthesia for retrieval stim meds were not included in the 15,000
Describe Gabe San Roman's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish).
he's preference is to transfer 1 embryo if they are pgs tested
What specific things went wrong at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
  • Failed to call in prescriptions to pharmacy
  • Lost paperwork
  • Failed to call with results
  • Lost results
  • Provided conflicting information
  • Failed to convey critical information
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Doctor
Gabe San Roman
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
4
Clinic
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)
Smithtown
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
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10
Age
32 - 34
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Treatment
12 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
10
This man [Dr. Gabe San Roman] showed me and my husband such compassion. I can’t say enough about how wonderful of a doctor and as a human being that he is. We adore him...He truly cared about you and the obstacles you have been trying to overcome. On the day of my egg retrieval, I had a moment of self-pity and started to cry during this woe-is-me moment (while I was on the OR table). He just stood there and held my hand. He distracted me until the anesthesia kicked in. I will never forget that kindness.
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Age
32 - 34
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
Yes
Race
European
Income
$100K - $199K
Occupation
Operations
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
12 IUI, 1 IVF
Diagnosis
Anovulation, Male Factor, PCOS
10
How was your experience with Gabe San Roman at North Shore Fertility?
This man showed such compassion for me and my husband. It was more than you just being a patient. He truly cared about you and the obstacles you have been trying to overcome. On the day of my egg retrieval, I had a moment of self-pity and started to cry during this woe-is-me moment (while I was on the OR table). He just stood there and held my hand. He distracted me until the anesthesia kicked in. I will never forget that kindness. With my previous doctor, I had to terminate my pregnancy at 22 weeks due to severe fetal anamolies. I switched to Dr. San Ramon after some more failed attempts with my original doctor. Gabe was so sympathetic to how hard that was to us.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabe San Roman at North Shore Fertility?
Trust this man. He will help you and make you grateful that you picked him to help you during this emotional journey. You will never look back or second guess having him as your doctor. I will be forever grateful to have been in his care.
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabe San Roman at North Shore Fertility?
This man showed me and my husband such compassion. I can’t say enough about how wonderful of a doctor and as a human being that he is. We adore him.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
These ladies felt like family. I felt that I always had access to them for any questions. They were amazing.
Describe your experience with North Shore Fertility.
They were a well-oiled machine. Everything flowed smoothly in their office. Wait times weren’t crazy like i was used to with my previous infertility doctor. They were on top of everything. If I ever had questions, I would get a call back right away. And after every single monitoring appointment, I would meet either directly with Dr. San Ramon or his NP, Dawn.
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at North Shore Fertility.
Very organized with tolerable wait times.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Gabe San Roman at North Shore Fertility.
Fresh embryo transfer was in the $10,000 range. Frozen was around $3,000. IUIs were covered by insurance but medications were not.
Describe Gabe San Roman's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at North Shore Fertility.
He preferred to do a single transfer. In his eyes, a two embryo transfer didn’t increase your overall odds of pregnancy by much. He felt that I had already experienced losing a baby at 22 weeks and didn’t want to put me in that position again, since a twins pregnancy was very risky. I more than agreed and trusted his expertise.
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Gabe San Roman
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Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
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Clinic
North Shore Fertility
Skokie
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
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Age
31
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Unexplained
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I felt like he [Dr. Gabe San Roman] was really knowledgeable, deals with my specific case, is sensitive and informative, and has good bedside manor. He is trustworthy and listens to what I’m saying and remembers who I am which is really important for me in such a difficult process.... During my appointments with Dr San Roman I asked a lot of questions and he always took the time to thoroughly answer them. I also really like getting to always see the same dr and not a rotation of different drs all the time at the clinic.
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Age
31
Treated
2018
Success with this Doc
No
Race
European
Income
$0 - $49K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
2nd of 2 Docs
Treatment
3 Fertility Medications
Diagnosis
Unexplained
10
How was your experience with Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
I felt like he was really knowledgeable, deals with my specific case, is sensitive and informative, and has good bedside manor. He is trustworthy and listens to what I’m saying and remembers who I am which is really important for me in such a difficult process.
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
Make sure you book your consultation 3 months in advance because there is a waitlist lol!
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
I have definitely felt like a human and not a number. Paying out of pocket the office staff always tried to do everything they could to help me. During my appointments with Dr San Roman I asked a lot of questions and he always took the time to thoroughly answer them. I also really like getting to always see the same dr and not a rotation of different drs all the time at the clinic. I feel like they take the time out to get to know me and make me feel like they care about my fertility and not just my money like some other fertility clinics have made me feel!
Describe the protocols Gabe San Roman used in your cycles at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish) and their degree of success.
Clomid 100mg 1 round- bad reaction to clomid. Switched to Femera with Ovidrel trigger.
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Amazing! So nice!
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Doctor
Gabe San Roman
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
Nursing
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Age
38 - 40
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Unexplained
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Dr. San Roman never makes you feel like just a statistic, he is always patient, kind and listens to your concerns. He tells you exactly what the course of treatment will be and what the chances are of success...
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Age
38 - 40
Treated
2014 - 2016
Success with this Doc
?
Race
Prefer not to answer
Income
$50K - $99K
Occupation
Order & Number of Docs Seen
1 Doc Seen
Treatment
3 IUI, 3 IVF, Donor Sperm
Diagnosis
Male Factor, Unexplained
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How was your experience with Gabe San Roman at Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)?
Dr. San Roman never makes you feel like just a statistic, he is always patient, kind and listens to your concerns. He tells you exactly what the course of treatment will be and what the chances are of success.
Describe your experience with Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish).
CLEANLINESS. This office is clean ALL THE TIME. The staff is compassionate and friendly and the appointment times are always in line with what fits your schedule.
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Doctor
Gabe San Roman
Communication
Trustworthiness
Compassion
Explained risks
Adaptability
Frequency seen during appointments
10
Clinic
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish)
Smithtown
Nursing
Operations
Scheduling
Billing
Clinic Atmosphere
Educational Resources
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