Dr. Barney Softness, MD

Dr. Barney Softness, MD

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Pediatric Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
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Dr. Barney Softness, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center

1150 Saint Nicholas Ave Fl 2

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

7  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Softness' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Softness

3.1

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If you want a doctor who is progressive and open minded-this is not the doctor to see. Dr. Softness has a one dimensional, the-Doctor-is-always right approach to diabetes care, which is outdated and frankly, ineffective. I would not recommend ribs Doctor.
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Dr. Softness failed us on many levels. He thought he listened to us and understood us, but this is not the case.
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