Abraham P. Houng, M.D.
Surgery
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Abraham P. Houng, M.D.

Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Surgery

Expertise

  • Burn
  • Burn Treatment
  • Burn Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Pediatric Burn Care
  • Wound Healing

Biography

Abraham P. Houng, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of Burns, Critical Care and Trauma at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. A board-certified surgeon, Dr. Houng specializes in the treatment of burns, burn surgery, and surgical critical care.

Prior to his arrival, Dr. Houng was an attending surgeon at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Department of Surgery in Livingston, New Jersey. He obtained his BS from Columbia University in Bioengineering and received his MSE from University of Pennsylvania. He attended New Jersey Medical School, affiliated with Rutgers University, for his MD. He completed his surgical residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and continued his training in Surgical Critical Care Fellowship with special emphasis in burn surgery and treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Houng has been involved in quite a few medical mission endeavors to Haiti as a surgeon. He has led multiple teams of fellow surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and physical therapists on short-term basis to serve the population in need and to further train the physicians in Haiti.

Dr. Houng is an active member of many prestigious medical and surgical societies, including the American Burn Association, American College of Surgeon, and Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has also published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

New York SuperDoctor: an Honor given to 5% of all New York physicians 

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2001
  • M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 1995
  • B.S., Columbia University, 1994

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments