Dr. Barney Softness, MD

Dr. Barney Softness, MD

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Pediatric Endocrinology | Male | 62 years old

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(212) 235-1519
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Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
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Dr. Softness specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Softness' Reviews

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White Plains, NY |
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 Softness has a one dimensional, the-Doctor-is-always right approach to diabetes care, which is outdated and frankly, ineffective.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.
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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Dr. Softness' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
  •  Board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Short Stature
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

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