Howard Blumstein, MD
Patient Educational Forum, Stony Brook, NY
May 4, 2016
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About Dr. Blumstein:
Dr. Blumstein joined Rheumatology Associates of Long Island in 2005. He graduated summa cum laude from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He attended SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. His Internal Medicine residency was completed at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his Rheumatology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY.
Dr. Blumstein is in full-time clinical practice at RALI. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital and participates in the Rheumatology Fellowship Program. Dr. Blumstein has authored scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals on topics including geriatric rheumatology and temporal arteritis. He has a wide range of clinical interests and cares for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma and other collagen vascular diseases. Dr. Blumstein has been recognized by Vitals.com and has received both Compassionate Doctor Recognition and a Patients’ Choice Award since 2008.
Dr. Blumstein is actively involved in the clinical research program at RALI and is currently a principal investigator on several research projects. Dr. Blumstein is very involved in political advocacy for patients with rheumatic diseases and regularly represents NY State rheumatology patients for the American College of Rheumatology as well as the NY State Rheumatology Society.