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

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

America's Most Compassionate Doctors

Medal of Honor, New York Medical College Alumni Association

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

Medal of Honor, Board of Directors, NYMC Alumni Association

Patient's Choice Award

Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society, Regis University

Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Healthcare

Listed on: www.bestofus.com

Who’s Who in America

Listed in: Guide to America’s Top Physicians

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

Listed in: Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians

Listed in: America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

Award for Outstanding Service, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Who's Who in The World

Who's Who in Education

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

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

Who's Who in Science and Engineering

Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans

Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

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

Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association

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

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, New York Medical College

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

New York State Board of Regents Scholarship

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

Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award

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 Open Access
  • First Health 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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