Dr. Vinicius Domingues, MD

Dr. Vinicius Domingues, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Dr. Vinicius Domingues, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 1 years. He graduated from Universidade Estacio De Sa and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read his story

550 1st Ave

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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more than 7% of peers

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Dr. Domingues' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Domingues "Dr. Domingues grew up in Brazil where he graduated cum laude from Estacio de Sa university. He pursued his Internal Medicine training at the renowed New York Presbyterian Hospital at Weil Cornell Medicine which is rated #1 in New York and #6 in the country. Later Dr. Domingues did his Fellowship in rheumatology at New York Langone Hospital and New York University School of Medicine. He has extensive experience with basic and clinical research including clinical trials. Throughout his career, Dr. Domingues has worked with multiple worldwide leaders in the field of systemic lupus such as Michael Lockshin, Michelle Petri, Jill Buyon, Michael Belmont, Doruk Erkan and Roger Levy. Dr. Domingues is also very involved with the American college of rheumatology and has served in various committees. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Domingues "Dr. Domingues believes in a treat-to-target approach in rheumatology and every plan regarding treatment is based on shared decision making with the patient. Each patient has their own spectrum of disease, and, therefore, treatment should be individualized. He also believes in an integrated care for the patient, taking advantage of physical therapy, pain medicine and holistic medicine.

Dr. Domingues is dedicated to provide thoughtful insight on the disease, helping deconstruct the stigma or a rheumatic disease and explaining carefully all steps of approach and treatment.

Dr. Domingues has a passion for academics, collaborating on several research papers and book chapters, most on the topic of  systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome and inflammatory arthritis. He is also very active the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and participates in the committee on rheumatologic care (CORC)"

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

18  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

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.


  • Universidade Estacio De Sa
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Weill Cornell Ny Presby Hosp/Meml Slaon Kettering
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • New York University / College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017
  • Advanced Clinical Research New York University
    Other Education | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Domingues has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Domingues' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Domingues to family and friends
81 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (81)

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Dr. Domingues' Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (42)

Excellent all around physician! I’m very comfortable and happy with him
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Very nice experience with Dr. Domingues. He listens and makes us feel comfortable. I’m glad I made the choice to switch my arthritis doctor! Highly recommend
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I am very pleased with the care provided by Dr. Domingues. I think he is overall phenomenal and truly cares about me as a person. The office could improve with less noise and a better experience during check out. The lady who checked me out, although, very nice seemed overwhelmed. However, I...more
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Excellent overall experience. Don’t be discouraged by his young appearing look. His knowledge is incredible.
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After many years on a very bumpy road with rheumatoid arthritis I was recently finally able to find a good pilot for it. I met Dr. Domingues around September and have been with him for about 7 months with very good results. We were able to stop prednisone and he started me on great monthly...more
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