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Dr. Barney Softness, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.4 (8)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Barney Softness, MD

Dr. Barney Softness, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Softness, completed a residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Softness an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Softness works at CUIMC/Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Softness' Office Locations

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    CUIMC/Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion
    1150 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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    • Aetna
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    • Amerihealth
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1144248519
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
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    Residency
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center
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    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
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    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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    Dr. Barney Softness, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Softness is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Softness has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Softness works at CUIMC/Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Softness’s profile.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Softness. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Softness.

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