Dr. Howard Blumstein, MD

Dr. Howard Blumstein, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Howard Blumstein, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

315 E Main St

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

(631) 360-7778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Blumstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumstein treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Blumstein treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumstein treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Blumstein treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blumstein treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Blumstein treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Blumstein's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Howard Blumstein joined Rheumatology Associates of Long Island in 2005. Dr. Blumstein graduated summa cum laude from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He attended SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical S...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2005
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2003
    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 2000
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Blumstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blumstein

4.0

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(9)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(3)

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  • 31 – 45 minutes
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I suffer from a number of chronic health conditions (breast cancer, spinal disease, autoimmune, etc), so I've seen more than my fair share of specialists. Dr. Blumstein is, hands down, one of the best doctors I've ever seen. He's incredibly thorough, actually listens to his patients' concerns and...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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