Manhattan Alternative Care

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  • First Visit: $195
  • Booking Fee: $0
  • Follow Up Visit: $195
  • Visit Length: 45 minutes
  • Renewal: $0
  • Insurance Accepted: No
  • Discount Price: $0
  • Years in Practice: 40
Languages
  • English
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Manhattan Alternative Care is a compassionate organization that now accepting appointments for residents who are seeking an alternative form of therapy to treat their condition. With their holistic approach, the doctor will work with the patient to develop a targeted treatment plan tailored to lifestyle of the patient and their qualifying condition. During the evaluation, the doctor will discuss with the patient previous treatment methods used and the benefits, as well as any risks, that may come along with using medical cannabis. By offering a mixture of traditional, functional, and alternative medical treatments, the physicians at this facility aim to help treat patients with all different kinds of ailments, from chronic to acute. All patients who are approved for treatment by Manhattan Alternative Care will be registered with the New York Medical Marijuana Program. Evaluations are conducted on a by-appointment basis, so book an appointment today!

To book an appointment, please call (646) 931-1342 or for more information visit Dr. Howard Shapiro. If you are homebound or live outside of NY County, all qualified patients can be seen via MarijuanaDoctors.Com Telemedicine Platform, call to find out more information.

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Monday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Pre-Visit Requirements
  1. Must be 18+ years of age. Patients who are minors must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or registered caregiver during their appointment.
  2. Manhattan Alternative Care requires that all patients be legal residents of New York.
  3. Patients must be diagnosed with a condition that qualifies under NY state law
  4. Medical records can be faxed to the office of Manhattan Alternative Care, please call the office for more information
  5. For Telemedicine Appointments, please make sure it is in the notes to the doctor as well as checked off under Appointment Types. Please review this documentation to ensure you can connect before your appointment.
  6. Please call the office directly if you have any questions. The helpful staff at Manhattan Alternative Care are knowledgable on all things related to medical marijuana in NY and aim to help patients navigate the guidelines set forth by the state of New York.
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The compassionate medical practitioners at Manhattan Alternative Care aim to serve qualified patients in-person at their office in New York County and the neighboring areas of Manhttan including the Financial District, East Village, Brooklyn Heights, Gramercy Park, Hoboken, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Park Slope. Patients who reside in NYS who live outside of NY County or are homebound can request an appointment to be seen via MarijuanaDoctors.Com Telemedicine Platform. Individuals located near Manhattan Alternative Care who are interested in pursuing medical marijuana treatment are encouraged to book an appointment today to be evaluated for a medical marijuana card. Many patients throughout the state of New York have returned to a life with less pain, stress, and anxiety thanks to medicinal cannabis treatment. The staff will be available to answer any questions patients may have, whether it's about the process, the timeline for the New York program, or even general questions.

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Very inclusive and also very knowledgeable.

Mary B. , March 9, 2020
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MEdical Marijuana treatment is very confusing. Dr. Shapiro spent enough time with me to understand all the products and benefits.

Leland K. , March 9, 2020
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Great doctor, great staff, the very best of everything.

Natasha L. , September 13, 2019
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Dr. Shapiro was awesome! he explained everything to me. Very courteous, professional and put my mind at ease.

Mirjana D. , September 13, 2019
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