Dr. Theodore Wilfred Avruskin MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Theodore Avruskin is an endocrinologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with Brookdale Hospital Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Avruskin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1963 - 1964

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 1964 - 1968

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1960

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 49 years in Pediatrics

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Severe combined adrenal and gonadal deficiency caused by novel mutations in the cholesterol side chain cleavage enzyme, P450scc.
Kim, C.J., Lin, L., Huang, N., Quigley, C.A., AvRuskin, T.W., Achermann, J.C., Miller, W.L.

Congenital adrenal hypoplasia and male pseudohermaphroditism due to DAX1 mutation, SF1 mutation or neither: a patient report.
AvRuskin, T. W., Krishnan, N., Juan, C. S.

Monozygotic twins with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: long-term endocrine evaluation and gene analysis.
AvRuskin, T. W., Witchel, S. F., Taha, D. R., Juan, C. S.

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Insurances Accepted

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