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In order to get to know his patients, Dr. Quraishi spends considerable time with each patient. He desires a friendly and collegial relationship with his patients based upon candor, mutual respect and trust. He believes in preventive medicine and wants his patients to become knowledgeable and responsible about their health. For complicated problems, he refers patients to the most outstanding specialists in New York City. He is open minded about alternate therapies if they are reasonable and safe options. He is mostly devoted to scientific medicine and is skeptical about approaches not supported by reliable evidence.

Hospital Affiliation:

  • New York University Medical Center 

American Board of Internal Medicine Certification:

  • Certified ABIM 1980
  • Re-certified ABIM 1997

Medical Training:

  • Internship, Beekman Downtown Hospital, NYC 1970-71
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Beekman Downtown Hospital, NYC 1971-74

What is Internal Medicine?

The largest primary care specialty in the Unites States, Internal Medicine is an ever-changing and rapidly advancing specialty. It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all illnesses in adults and adolescents, short of surgery. It demands keeping current with and integrating knowledge in many areas, including allergy, arthritis, blood diseases, cancer, diabetes, digestive diseases, illness in the elderly, diseases of the heart and blood vessels, hormonal disorders, infections, intensive care, kidney diseases, and respiratory disorders. Specialists in Internal Medicine are often referred to as "medical detectives" for their unique ability to diagnose difficult cases. They serve as medical consultants to physicians in other specialties.

The practice of Internal Medicine also incorporates an understanding of wellness, disease prevention, substance abuse, mental health, and medical ethics as well as the effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.

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