Veteran Rheumatologist, Max Hamburger, MD to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Melville, New York

Max Hamburger, MD, Rheumatologist at Rheumatology Associates of Long Island, and affiliated to St. Charles Hospital and the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Melville, New York. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.


Dr. Max Hamburger is a hugely experienced physician who has been in practice for over four decades. His long and successful career in medicine began in 1973 when he graduated from the Yeshiva University Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. An internship and residency were then completed at New York’s Bellevue Hospital Center, followed by a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.


Dr. Hamburger is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, but it is in this latter field that he has become particularly renowned. Conditions diagnosed and treated by Dr. Hamburger include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, and joint pain. Expert procedures undertaken by him include arthrocentesis, joint drainage and viscosupplementation with hyaluronate.


Dr. Hamburger has won many awards throughout his distinguished career including the Regina Quick Award for Medical Excellence from the Arthritis Foundation. Alongside his work as a Managing Partner at Rheumatology Associates of Long Island, he also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York in Stony Brook. He is a co-founder of the American Society of Clinical Rheumatologists and the New York State Rheumatology Society, and his expertise and dedication make Dr. Max Hamburger a very worthy winner of a 2018 Top Doctor Award.


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Martin Owens

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