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Barney Softness, MD

Pediatrics (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatric Endocrinology (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 851-5494, (212) 353-0020
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

AB, 1976 Amherst College

MD, 1980 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Fellowship: New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center

Locations

Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion

1150 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 851-5494

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2 Fifth Avenue Office

2 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Phone: (212) 353-0020

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC