Dr. Rafael Lantigua MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — New York, NYContact Dr. Lantigua
Dr. Rafael Lantigua specializes in internal medicine in New York, New York. Details of Dr. Lantigua's 41 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Lantigua
622 W 168 Streeet
New York, NY 10032
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Rafael Lantigua identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
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Dr. Lantigua is affiliated with 1 hospital:
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
622 W 168 Streeet
New York, NY
LicenseDr. Rafael Lantigua has been confirmed to have a license in New York
Dr. Rafael Lantigua MD is published in the following:
General hospital psychiatry
Asthma and mental disorders in primary care.
EducationDr. Lantigua attended medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo Departamento de Medicina. Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud and graduated in 1972 having 41 years experience. Additional Endocrinology training was conducted at Strong Memorial Hospital, University Rochester. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at Lincoln Medical Mental Health Center.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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