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NEEDLEMAN, JOSHUA P., MD

Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7500
948 48th Street Brooklyn, NY 11219

Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Special Tots Evaluation Program (STEP)

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Dr. Needleman is a pediatric pulmonologist specializing in the care of children with respiratory disease. His clinical interests and expertise include asthma, chronic cough, chronic lung disease, exercise physiology, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary function testing in children, infants and toddlers. He has a strong interest in applying physiologic measurements to the assessment and care of children with lung disease in order to allow them to reach their potential in every way. Dr. Needleman attended medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia and then Pediatric Residency and Chief Residency at the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore. He returned to Philadelphia to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He has practiced Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine for 15 years in both New York and Los Angeles, most recently at Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC. He has lectured extensively on many pulmonary-related topics and has performed research on the role of both exercise testing and pulmonary function testing in the care of children with respiratory disease.

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric Pulmonology
Special Tots Evaluation Program (STEP)

Conditions Treated

Asthma
Chronic Cough
Cystic Fibrosis
Respiratory Disease in Children

Education

Medical Degree

Temple University School of Medicine

Residency

University of Maryland Hospital

Fellowship

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Board

Pediatric Pulmonology - subspecialty

Locations

6701 BAY PARKWAY
BROOKLYN, NY 11204
Telephone: 718-283-7500

948 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7500
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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