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Dr. Richard Federbush

Internal Medicine
Holtsville, NY
37 years experience

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
You need an Xray: Any painful injury should be examined by a physician. You may also need an xray to rule out a fracture.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: If the initial choice of antibiotic , in this case Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) was not effective in eradicating the infection, is is safe to take a course ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
More testing : The next "round" of testing woyld include a 24hour heart monitor to rule out any arrythmia. A Full metabolic workup is necessary to exclude endocrine ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See an allergist: Chronic urticaria can be due to a variety of allergic and/or immunologic disorders. There are also familial causes as well as environmental causes suc... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Diet and exercise: There are no short cuts...Regular exerecise coupled with moderate exercicse is the best way to achieve weight loss.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: A thyroid panel consisting of tsh, t4, and free T3 (liothyronine) can give a lot of information regarding thyroid function.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
They have insight: Unfortunately they are not miracle workers and can never be "Right" 100% of the time. However, the role of a good psychologist is to give you the "too... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See a doctor: This rash needs to be seen. It could be from an infection, irritation, inflammation, or vascular. How long has it been there? Any injury or trauma? A... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Stool examination: You need to be seen by your private physician and have a complete stool evaluation, including cultures for various bacteria and parasites. In addition... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Federbush
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
More testing: You must keep a food diary , to see if there is a pattern, or if a particular type of food causes pain. Acid related causes, gallbladder disease, Celi... Read More

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Testimonials
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Jul 30, 2014
Awesome doctor. Not Only do I refer to him but he is my doctor too!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Federbush is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Federbush is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I appreciate your information on the specific DDX to consider.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, East Long Island Region - Summer
2014
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