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Laser Scar Revision Program
525 East 68th Street , 7th Floor
New York, NY 10065
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(646) 962-2580
Trauma, Burns, Acute and Critical Care
525 East 68th Street , L-7
New York, NY 10065
Call
646-962-2580

Personal Statement

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Surgery

Expertise

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

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

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgery

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & 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

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.