Dr. Grapel and his staff work closely together as a team. With years of experience, they have the specialized training necessary to prevent, diagnose, and treat your dental conditions. They stay current on the latest advances in research and treatment so you know you’ll get the most advanced care available anywhere. 

Fred Grapel DDS

Dr. Fred Grapel has been practicing dentistry in Manhattan for over 25 years.  He takes great pride and joy in practicing the highest quality dentistry available today.  You will always receive the proper amount of time necessary for your treatment.  Dr. Grapel has extensive experience in cosmetic dentistry as well as general dentistry so that the health and aesthetics of your mouth are always attended to. 

Dr. Grapel completed his undergraduate training at SUNY Stony Brook and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1978.  He attended NYU College of Dentistry and graduated in the top ten percent of his class in 1981.  Dr. Grapel did his post graduate training as a resident at Maimonides Medical Center in 1982 and has been in private practice ever since.  Dr. Grapel lives in a nearby suburb of Manhattan with his wife of twenty years and his three children.



Rachel (office manager)

Rachel Yu has been our office manager for over 18 years.  She was trained as a dentist in the Philippines.  Rachel is experienced in all aspects of our dental practice and treats every patient with kindness and respect.  She takes great pride in making sure the office runs smoothly and efficiently.  She has great knowledge of both dental and insurance questions.