Dr. Howard Crystal MD Neurologist

Dr. Howard Crystal is a neurologist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Kings County Hospital Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Kings County Hospital Center and one of 6 at SUNY Downstate Medical Center University Hospital of Brooklyn who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1977 - 1980

Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Anthropometric measures and cognition in middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women. The Women's Interagency HIV Study.
Gustafson, D. R.,Mielke, M. M.,Tien, P. C.,Valcour, V.,Cohen, M.,Anastos, K.,Liu, C.,Pearce, L.,Golub, E. T.,Minkoff, H.,Crystal, H. A.

Mean platelet volume is decreased in HIV-infected women.
Qadri, S.,Holman, S.,Dehovitz, J.,Crystal, H.,Minkoff, H.,Lazar, J.

Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in TrkB and Risk for Depression: Findings From the Women's Interagency HIV Study.
Avdoshina, V.,Mocchetti, I.,Liu, C.,Young, M. A.,Anastos, K.,Cohen, M.,Crystal, H.,Pearce, C. L.,Golub, E. T.,Tractenberg, R. E.

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Insurances Accepted

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