Dr. Herbert Bernard Tanowitz MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Herbert Tanowitz is an infectious disease specialist in Bronx, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jacobi Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Tanowitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Jacobi Medical Center and one of 11 at Montefiore Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1968 - 1971

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1967 - 1968

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 40 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 38 years in Infectious Disease

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Trypanosoma cruzi infection results in an increase in intracellular cholesterol.
Johndrow, C.,Nelson, R.,Tanowitz, H.,Weiss, L. M.,Nagajyothi, F.

Pathogenesis of chagas cardiomyopathy: role of inflammation and oxidative stress.
Machado, F. S.,Tanowitz, H. B.,Ribeiro, A. L.

Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi infectivity, proliferation, and cytokine patterns in gut and pancreatic epithelial cells maintained in vitro.
Martello, L. A.,Wadgaonkar, R.,Gupta, R.,Machado, F. S.,Walsh, M. G.,Mascareno, E.,Tanowitz, H. B.,Haseeb, M. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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