Dr. Girish Sonpal MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Girish Sonpal is a rheumatologist in Whitestone, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Flushing Hospital Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens. He received his medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Sonpal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and one of 3 at New York Hospital Queens who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Worcester City Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1975

Catholic Medical Centers of Brooklyn and Queens
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971–1974

Catholic Medical Centers of Brooklyn and Queens
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970–1971

Grant Medical College
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Publications & Presentations

Staphylococcus epidermidis septic arthritis following arthroscopic surgery
Knez, T, Asnis, D, Sonpal, G 1999 4

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pitfalls in Early Diagnosis and Management
Sonpal, G.M., Calabro, John J., Wagner, Robert E., Kidd, Lawrence G. 1974 11

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: a general review and report of 100 patients observed for 15 years.
Calabro, J. J., Holgerson, W. B., Sonpal, G. M., Khoury, M. I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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