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Barry D. Brause, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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About Dr. Brause


Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Special Expertise

Infections of bones, joints and soft tissues; Infections associated with prosthetic joints and other foreign bodies; Musculoskeletal, Orthopedic and Rheumatological infections


Infectious Disease Consultations

Patient Stories


If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (FIDSA)


Internal Medicine, 1973
Subspecialty of Infectious Disease, 1976


Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2002-2019
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2019, 2021, 2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2002-2014, 2021, 2022
Andrew W. Mellon Teacher-Scientist Award, 1977-1979
The Hip Society, Frank Stinchfield Award, 1985
Publication reprinted as a classic reference in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2002


M.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1970


Medical Internship, Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1970-1971


Medical Residency, New York Hospital, New York, New York, 1971-1973


Infectious Disease Fellowship, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, 1973-1975

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Brause


Research Interests

Diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of orthopedic infections and other musculoskeletal infections

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of February 21, 2023, Dr. Brause reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

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