Dr. Robert Husney, MD
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Infectious Disease Medicine | Male

Robert Husney M.D PC 2579 Ocean Ave # 1A Brooklyn, NY 11229 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

My approach is simple. Listen to the patient. Give them the time to explain their condition or concern and we work together to understand what needs to be done. Sometimes the choice is not easy but the information is always presented to the patient.

Biography

Medicine and helping others has become a passion of mine that has also become an art that is always evolving. Patient have said I am "different" from the other doctors they have been too. We stay current with the medical literature, have honest conversations about your condition and decide together how to treat it. Once we sit down discuss your condition and formulate a plan I hope that you too will notice the difference . . Certifications, Honors & Awards Recognized as a 2016 and 2017 Super Doctor, in the Rising Star Edition Recognized as 'Top Physician' by Consumer Research Council of America Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Certificate of Appreciation - American College of Physicians Licensed in NY and NJ . Publications/Presentations Patient with rheumatoid arthritis on methotrexate with multiple infecting organisms causing gastritis. Husney R, Privman V, Sepkowitz D. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jul31;2013 Streptococcus agalactiae endogenous endophthalmitis. Saffra N, Rakhamimov A, Husney R, Ghitan M. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jun 27;2013 Presumed Tubercuous Neuro-Retinitis in a Patient with Negative Quantiferon Gold and Tuberculin Skin Tests Robert Husney MD, Daniel Husney MD, Monica Ghitan MD, Edward K. Chapnick MD Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice 21(1):56-57, January 2013 Nocardia Exalbida Endophthalmitis Leading to Blindness in an Immunocompetent Sewer Plant Worker. Robert Husney MD, Daniel Husney MD, Monica Ghitan MD, Edward Chapnick MD Cases recognized at the annual Maimonides Research Day 2012 Acute HIV Sero-converter presenting with Acute renal failure, Pancytopenia and Rhabdomyolysis Robert Husney MD, Steven Guttman MD American College of Physicians - 2010 Annual Poster presentation

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Dr. Husney's Reviews

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4.6
based on 10 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Husney Says:

Thank you for your valuable feedback.

I really strive to make a positive difference Everyday. Every encounter.

If your are satisfied or unsatisfied with the care received please share it with me and others so that we can all benefit from the honest and constructive critique.

Hope to see you soon.

In good health,

RH

Dr. Husney's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Brooklyn, NY |
My husband was constantly getting sick every month. Dr. Husney was able to help him figure out the underlying causes, and did so in just 2 visits. He explains everything really clearly and gives you all the time you need. The staff is very courteous as well. We strongly recommend Dr. Husney!
Brooklyn, NY |
Was great !
in Robin |
the best I have been too. thank you highly recommended !!
Brooklyn, NY |
well polished, very knowledgeable young man treated us with dignity and respect highly recommend !
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Dr. Husney says...

Medicine and helping others has become a passion of mine that has also become an art that is always evolving.

Patient have said I am "different" from the other doctors they have been too. We stay current with the medical literature, have honest conversations about your condition and decide together how to treat it.

Once we sit down discuss your condition and formulate a plan I hope that you too will notice the difference .

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Certifications, Honors & Awards

Recognized as a 2016 and 2017 Super Doctor, in the Rising Star Edition

Recognized as 'Top Physician' by Consumer Research Council of America

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Certificate of Appreciation - American College of Physicians

Licensed in NY and NJ

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Publications/Presentations

Patient with rheumatoid arthritis on methotrexate with multiple infecting organisms causing gastritis. Husney R, Privman V, Sepkowitz D. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jul31;2013

Streptococcus agalactiae endogenous endophthalmitis. Saffra N, Rakhamimov A, Husney R, Ghitan M. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jun 27;2013

Presumed Tubercuous Neuro-Retinitis in a Patient with Negative Quantiferon Gold and Tuberculin Skin Tests Robert Husney MD, Daniel Husney MD, Monica Ghitan MD, Edward K. Chapnick MD Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice 21(1):56-57, January 2013

Nocardia Exalbida Endophthalmitis Leading to Blindness in an Immunocompetent Sewer Plant Worker. Robert Husney MD, Daniel Husney MD, Monica Ghitan MD, Edward Chapnick MD Cases recognized at the annual Maimonides Research Day 2012

Acute HIV Sero-converter presenting with Acute renal failure, Pancytopenia and Rhabdomyolysis Robert Husney MD, Steven Guttman MD American College of Physicians - 2010 Annual Poster presentation

Dr. Husney's Care Philosophy

My approach is simple. Listen to the patient. Give them the time to explain their condition or concern and we work together to understand what needs to be done. Sometimes the choice is not easy but the information is always presented to the patient.

Dr. Husney says...

Wide range of expertise in infections

Some of the more common infections I treat are (but not limited to)

- Travel related infections

- Infections of the skin (i.e. MRSA) / Cellulitis

- Pneumonia 

- Lyme disease

- Bone infections (Osteomyelitis)

- Heart valve infections (Endocarditis)

- Fungal infections

- Viral infections (i.e Infectious mono-nucleosis, Influenza, viral hepatitis)

Dr. Husney says...

Expert in managing skin wounds and caring for them

Also able to perform skin biopsies

Dr. Husney says...

Thank you for your valuable feedback.

I really strive to make a positive difference Everyday. Every encounter.

If your are satisfied or unsatisfied with the care received please share it with me and others so that we can all benefit from the honest and constructive critique.

Hope to see you soon.

In good health,

RH

Dr. Husney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  •  Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS
  • Cellulitis
  • Endocarditis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hepatitis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wound Infection

Education

  • Internship Hospital
    Maimondies Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonide Med Ctr
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Maimonide Med Ctr

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Brooklyn

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Blood Draw
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Care
  • Immunization
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Vaccination
  • Wound Care and Management