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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Blumstein is Excellent. Dr. Blumstein has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Blumstein, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Blumstein graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)


Dr. Blumstein has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Stony Brook University Hospital 
  • St Catherine Of Siena Medical Center 


  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Polish
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Brian Blumstein MD is a male Internist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Howard B. Blumstein practice?
Dr. Howard Blumstein has 4 office locations.
Dr. Howard Blumstein practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Smithtown, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Port Jefferson Station, NY and Melville, NY.
See Smithtown Internists and Smithtown Rheumatologists.