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About Dr. Theodore Avruskin
Dr. Theodore Avruskin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brooklyn, NY, with another office in Brooklyn, NY. He has 53 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics. Dr. Avruskin is affiliated with Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - University Hospital of Brooklyn and Brooklyn University Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Theodore Avruskin has 2 locations
1 Brookdale Plz
Brooklyn, NY 11212
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Dr. Theodore Avruskin has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Endocrinology
Endocrinologists treat disorders related to our glands and the hormones they produce. Because hormones play a key role in the growth and development of children, these conditions often pose different threats to children than they do adults. That’s where a pediatric endocrinologist comes in.
They can diagnose and treat hormonal disorders such as abnormal thyroid function, growth complications and early or delayed puberty. Ambiguous genitals as well as ovarian and testicular dysfunction are also part of their expertise. Childhood obesity, diabetes and problems with low blood sugar also tie back to hormone function and may require consulting with a pediatric endocrinologist.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Theodore Avruskin has the following 1 expertise
Dr. Theodore Avruskin is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Avruskin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
SUNY Downstate Medical Center - University Hospital of Brooklyn
Brooklyn University Hospital
Lutheran Medical Center
State University of New York Health Science Center at B
SUNY Health Science Center
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53 Years Experience
University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
Graduated in 1960
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1 Brookdale Plz Brooklyn, NY 11212
948 48th St Brooklyn, NY : (718) 283-8260
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