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Michael Robbins

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

  • Fellowship, Cardiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Robbins received his B.A. degree magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.D. from the Cornell University Medical College.He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and then served as Chief Medical Resident there before coming to Mount Sinai as a cardiology fellow.

    Dr. Robbins maintains a consultative cardiology practice in Rego Park, N.Y. and treats a wide variety of cardiac conditions including coronary artery disease, lipid abnormalities, valvular disorders, arrhythmias,  and heart failure.

    His recent  research interests have centered around the detection and management of coronary disease in patients with kidney dysfunction and this work has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Publications

Robbins MJ, Sharp RA, Slonim AE, Burr IM. Protection against streptozotocin-induced diabetes by superoxide dismutase. Diabetologia 1980; 18: 55-58.

Robbins MJ, Frater RN, Soeiro R, Frishman WH, Strom JA. Influence of vegetation size on the clinical outcome of right-sided infective endocarditis. American Journal of Medicine 1986; 80: 165-171.

Robbins MJ, Soiero R, Frishman WH, Strom JA. Right-sided valvular endocarditis: Etiology, diagnosis, and an approach to therapy. American Heart Journal 1986; 111: 128-135.

Robbins MJ, Wolfson R, Miller K. Hypothyroid Euthyroxinemia: Report of a case. Einstein Quarterly J 1986; 4: 29-32.

Robbins MJ, Sherman W, Schweitzer P, Cohen M. Precordial T wave polarity changes in acute inferior wall myocardial infarction: a poor predictor of associated disease of the left anterior descending coronary artery. Chest 1988; 94: 296-299.

Israel D, Sherman W, Ambrose J, Sharma S, Harpaz N, Robbins M. Dynamic coronary ostial obstruction due to papillary fibroelastoma leading to myocardial ischemia and infaction. Am. J. Cardiology 1991; 67: 104-105.

Robbins MJ, Iqbal A, Hershman RA. Not a Class Specific Reaction. Am. J. Medicine 1995; 99: 328-329.

Robbins MJ, Epstein E, Shah S. Creatine kinase subform analysis in hemodialysis patients without acute coronary syndromes. Nephron 1997; 76: 296-299.

Farkouh ME, Robbins MJ, Zafar MU, E. Association between Troponin I levels and mortality in stable hemodialysis patients. Am. J. of Medicine 2003; 114: 224-226.

Nair AP, Nemirovsky D, Kim M, Geer EB, Farkouh ME, Winston J, Halperin J, Robbins MJ. Elevated homocysteine levels in patients with end-stage renal disease. The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2005; 72(6): 365-373.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Robbins did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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