Joseph Masci, MD, Infectious Disease, Elmhurst, NY, NYC Health + Hospitals / Coney Island


Infectious DiseaseElmhurst, NY

HIV/AIDS Medicine

Chairman of Global Health at Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst, New York

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  • Dr. Joseph Masci is an infectious disease specialist in Elmhurst, NY and is affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals / Coney Island. He received his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine and has been in practice 41 years. He specializes in General Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Medicine and is experienced in HIV/AIDS, Travel and tropical medicine, Global health, Medical education.

Education & Training

  • Mt Sinai SOMFellowship
  • Boston City HospitalResidency
  • Boston City HospitalInternship
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineMedicalSchool
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1980 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Jacobi Medallion Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2018
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • New York Super Doctors 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The functional allometry of semicircular canals, fins and body dimensions in the juvenile centrarchid fish Lepomis gibbosus.  
    Howland HC and Masci JR., J Embryol Exp Morphol
  • Pulmonary toxoplasmosis: an unusual nodular radiographic pattern in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.  
    Tawney S, Masci JR, Berger HW, Subietas A., Mount Sinai J Med
  • Primary care for patients with HIV.  
    Masci JR., Mount Sinai J Med
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • The phylogenetic allometry of the semicircular canals of small fishes.
    Howland HC and Masci JR., Zoomorphology
  • Pharmacokinetics of amdinocillin in healthy adults.
    Meyers BR, Jacobson J, Masci JR. Srulevitch E, Hirschmann SZ., Antimicrob Ag Chemo
  • Disseminated strongyloidiasis and other selected unusual infections in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
    Glezerov V, Masci JR., Prog AIDS Pathol
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  • New approaches and techniques for detecting antibody to the human immunodeficiency virus. 

Authored Content

  • COVID-19 and Remdisivir, A Path Forward?July 2020

Press Mentions

  • Podcast: Vela: Another Stay-at-Home Order Is NeededJuly 18, 2020
  • COVID-19: Nigerian Leads Humanitarians in Thank-You Visit to U.S. HospitalMay 16, 2020
  • How Accurate Are Coronavirus Death Counts?April 17, 2020
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations