Dr. Richard David Cofsky MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Richard Cofsky is an infectious disease specialist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Medical Center and Brookdale Hospital Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Beth Israel Medical Center and one of 4 at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978 - 1981

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1982 - 1984

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The treatment of candidemia.
Cofsky, R. D.

Central B-cell lymphoma.
Cofsky, R. D., Landesman, S. H.

Recovery of norfloxacin in feces after administration of a single oral dose to human volunteers.
Cofsky, R. D., duBouchet, L., Landesman, S. H.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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