Joseph M. Weisstuch, MD

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About Me

I became a doctor because I have always wanted to help people and positively affect their lives. I also wanted to do meaningful and challenging work, and I’m fortunate to have found that in the specialty of nephrology.

As a nephrologist, I care for adults who have kidney disease, especially those who have glomerular disease and lupus-related kidney diseases. NYU Langone and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn have longstanding histories of providing expert, individualized care to people who have glomerular disease. Our treatment plans are informed by discussions with our patients, and we prioritize their needs and concerns. We are also committed to teamwork and regularly collaborate with rheumatologists to provide the most complete care for people who have lupus.

In addition to my clinical work, I am the chief medical officer at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. One of my primary missions is to increase NYU Langone Health’s presence in Brooklyn with our high-quality care and academics. My colleagues and I want to further diversify the care offered in Brooklyn and expand our outreach and services to the community.

My research focuses on clinical trials for people who have glomerular disease, and I am a member of the New York Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Nephrology, and the International Society of Nephrology.


Conditions and Treatments

glomerular disease, hemodialysis, kidney transplant, peritoneal dialysis, glomerulonephritis, high blood pressure disorder, polycystic kidney disease, kidney failure, chronic renal failure, kidney disease, renal vascular disorder, primary care
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Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • CHF Med Officer, Hosp-Brooklyn
  • Chief Quality Officer, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1988
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Nephrology, 1991
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Medicine, 1989
  • MD from New York University, 1985
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NYU Nephrology Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 4B
New York, NY 10016

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212-263-0705

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Publications

  • Predictors of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing conventional angiography for acute hemorrhage [Meeting Abstract]

    Haber, Z; Charles, H; Weisstuch, J; Deipolyi, A

    Journal of vascular & interventional radiology. 2016 Mar; 27(3):S150-S150

  • Haber, Z; Charles, H W; Weisstuch, J; Kovacs, S; Deipolyi, A R

    Cardiovascular & interventional radiology. 2016; (Cardiovascular):S319

  • Iatrogenic Manganism: Acute Manganese Toxicity With Involvement Of The Globus Pallidus [Meeting Abstract]

    Murthy, V; Mahmoudi, M; Basavaraj, A; Mendelson, J; Weisstuch, J; Schwartz, DR

    American journal of respiratory & critical care medicine. 2015; 191:?-?

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