Dr. Joseph Cervia MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Joseph Cervia is an infectious disease specialist in Manhasset, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Cervia accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and one of 28 at North Shore University Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including French, Italian, Spanish and Sign Language (American).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: HIV/AIDS Medicine, Healthcare Associated Infections, Transplant/Immunocompromised States, International Health, Travel & Tropical

Clinical Interests: Health Care Management, HIV Medicine, Travel Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Infection Control

Education & Medical Training

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1984–1988

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1988–1990

New York Medical College
Class of 1984

Regis University
Other Training, Health Care Management, 2007

St. Johns University
Other Training, Biology, 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Infectious Disease

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 25 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Leading Physicians of the World, International Association of Healthcare Professionals
2013

Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development Award, American Academy of Pediatrics
2011

America's Most Compassionate Doctors
2010

Medal of Honor, New York Medical College Alumni Association
2009

Plaque of Appreciation for Excellent Research Presentation, Korean Society of Blood Transfusion
2009

Medal of Honor, Board of Directors, NYMC Alumni Association
2009

Patient's Choice Award
2008

Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society, Regis University
2007

Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Healthcare
2006

Listed on: www.bestofus.com
2006

Who’s Who in America
2005

Listed in: Guide to America’s Top Physicians
2003

Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
2003

Listed in: Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians
2002

Listed in: America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals
2002

Award for Outstanding Service, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
1999

Who's Who in The World
1994

Who's Who in Education
1993

Listed in: Castle Connelly Guide: How to Find the Best Doctors For You And Your Family.
1993

15-Year Class Alumnus Achievement Award, St. Francis Preparatory School Alumni Association
1992

Who's Who in Science and Engineering
1992

Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans
1992

Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care
1991

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
1990

The Henry Christian Memorial Award for Excellence in Research, The American Federation for Clinical Research
1990

Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association
1987

Dr. and Mrs. David Harrison Scholarship Award, New York Medical College
1984

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, New York Medical College
1983

Roger Bacon Scientific Honor Society, St. John's University
1980

New York State Board of Regents Scholarship
1977

Competitive Scholarship and Scholastic Excellence Scholarships, St. John's University
1977

Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award
1977

Fellow (FIDSA), Infectious Diseases Society of America

HIV Specialist (AAHIVS), American Academy of HIV Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Fundamentals of Caring for the HIV/HCV Co-infected Patient.
2013 10 29

You've Gotta Have HAART: Antiretroviral Therapy in Perspective 2013.
2013 5 15

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
2013 5 8

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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