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Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Internal Medicine
Harrison, NY
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Harrison

Address

600 mamaroneck ave, Harrison
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

CIGNA Health Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

About

Bio

Internal med wound care and Hyperbarics

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

ADHD and Autism

Wound care

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sore breasts: Yes hormones cause swelling of breasts and may contribute to nausea as does pregnancy so get checked out if these symptoms are new for you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Transmission of hsv1: Yes herpes virus can be transmitted from ones lips to a vagina especially in the case of oral sex.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Buttermilk: Yes its fine and delicious.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Hsv2: There is no acceptible herpes cream for vaginal herpes one needs to see her gyn and may need prescription drugs. If you are pregnant and have vaginal... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Chest pain: Not ok seek out your doctor for advice chest pain which wakes you up could be serious or just gerd but... You need to check it out.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Lyme: Lyme disease can affect the nervous system and if you are having persistent headaches seek an evaluation with your pmd.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Nasal zit: Warm compresses do not squeeze it and sometimes nasal bactroban will help see your doctor.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Lip bump: It's most likely trauma from a bite under Lidocaine anesthsia.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Tubal: I would follow up with your ob/gyn who did procedure I am reluctant to diagnose any post surgical problem with out an exam.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Painful pee: Strep can spread to kidneys i'd see my doc for a blood test a urinalysis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Iron: Some times iron in the vitamin will cause discomfort look at the l;abel discuss with your doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Lump: I would check it out it may be infection or hormone mediated but one needs to rule out a pathology of the breast.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Bloat: It could be a simple issue like irritable bowel syndrome to diverticulitis disease monitior you pain bms and if you get more consistent pain fever ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Test tube: Implantation via in vitro is done regardless of the fallopian tube speak to you obgyn.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Food: I dont know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Wet ear: Let it dry naturally if it becomes irritated buy swimmers ear drops.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: In conjunction with ice or warm compresses.And a few days be patient.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Clic: It could be the pubic symphysis car tiled get moving see your md if it becomes painful.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Vado vsgal: You may get vasovagal events drop BP feel sick from bowel distention.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
A deep burn: Adeep burn may ddamage the pigment parts of your skin give it time.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Headache: Sounds viral if it persists the headache gets worse see your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Fertile: If you ovulated any unprotected sex might result in a pregnancy so monitor your periods and follow up with a dococtor if need be.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Amenorrhea: If irregular periods persist see a gyn doc for blood work to rule out any hormone abnormalities.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No funds: Call your local planned parenthood or hospital with a clinic or see if the aca will put you in medicaid.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Feelings: It may be a prodrome to an orgasm or it may indeed be an orgasm if it feels good relax and enjoy the sensations as you become more familiar with you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Plan b: I believe I answered the question before. If the pill was in stomach for an hour it v probably was absorbed.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pain: I would advise you get to your doctor for an evaluation more details are needed to assess the problem.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Contrast: It depends on what is being looked for check with your doctor.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pain: It could be indicative of a breast infection mastitis and should be evaluated by a doctor that can examine the armpit and breast.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Urine: Most. Likely a urine infection or pyelonephritis a kidney infection. Followup with your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Post viral infection: Sometimes a cold (virus) leads to a secondary infection. Wait another day or two if any fever or worsening symptoms call your doctor you might need a... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Vertigo: Nicotine is a vaso constrictor and a chemical plus the hypoxia from cigarettes can make you dizzy since it make s you sick stop smoking..
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pcos: Pcos is a syndrome usually with increased facial hair weight gain irregular periods you can do an ultrsound of ovaries and check with your OB gyn for... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Breasts: Some people are attracted to many characteristics of the opposite sex large breasts can be an attration to some there is no harm in you admiring a p... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
DiarrheA: Yellow stool can be an issue from food you eat to malabsorbtion to infection i would seek care with your doc for a stool culture and blood work.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Preg: It depends on the individual.Get a pregnancy test and follow up with a clinic.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Grass: You should not smoke period or at least for a while after surgery but you are an adult use common sense.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Definitely: Intercostal nerves may be injured.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not normal: Most likely it is a fungal infection try some. Athletes foot. Cream daily for a week and see if it improves
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Concerned: I would get a follow up ultrasound and hemoglobin and hematocrit. And see a GI physician. Especially as you become tachycardi on standing
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Nipples: Some women have larger (long) thick or bigger areolas its a trait that is passed on to you from the parents it is probably very normal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Another : thing it might be is a mucocele a dentist can evaluate that
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Frequency: urinary frequency comes from many reasons small bladder ,infection constipation with overflow incontinence see your urologist or OB gyn for an eval
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pinching: I'm not sure what you mean by a pinching test what was it a punching punching test for kidney pain or pyelonephritis can you be more specific
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
It : Is safe just be sure it has no molds enjoy the barley soup
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
It could be : irritation from bra or clothes or you may be premenstrual and have sensitivity. more info is needed but its probably benign
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Very concerned: you could have a bowel perforation a simple tear or worse go to a gastroenterologist or the ER for an eval

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May 11, 2014
The only doctor you need to know. He is Dr. Michael Finkelstein from Croton on Hudson, NY. Highly recommended for his knowladge, experience and compassion toward his patients.
Oct 15, 2014
Very knowledgeable expert in Internal Medicine, wound care, and Hyperbarics. A pleasure to recommend very highly.
Aug 5, 2014
Smart as a whip! Clear, concise, and kind in his answers. Thoughtful too. All-round great person.
HealthTap member
Thanks, but you are wrong, as in the truth is that power-exercising gets to the higher HGH level . I have a complete e-mail with links I can send you if you'd like to be corrected. (;-). or to rebut....Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Having the same issue. Felt like I've been coming down with the cold the past few days. This really made me feel better.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou :-) dr listened to my heart and says its fine. Thinks my ms.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, BWI
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, New York - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014

Publications

Therapeutic effect of hyperbaric oxygen in psoriasis vulgaris: two case reports and a review of the literature. Butler G, Michaels JC, Al-Waili N, Fin...
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