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Michael W. Henry, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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Michael W. Henry, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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Hospital for Special Surgery
6th Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.7113
Fax: 212.774.7412
Hospital for Special Surgery
6th Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.774.7113
Fax: 212.774.7412

Michael W. Henry, MD is an Assistant Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine at HSS and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Cornell Medical School. Dr. Henry received his B.A at Haverford College and his MD at the NYU School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital and his residency training at the NYU Medical Center. Following his training, Dr. Henry was a Hospitalist and Teaching Attending at the Maimonides Medical Center. In 2001, he returned to NYU for fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at NYU.

From 2004 to 2012 Dr. Henry was an Infectious Diseases specialist at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. He is the author of several peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Henry provides consultative and perioperative services to patients at HSS. He is working to develop clinical research programs to study infections in patients receiving new biologic agents for rheumatologic disease, and to study outcomes of patients with surgical bone/joint infections.

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


Internal Medicine

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Bone and Joint Infections
Infections in patients with rheumatologic conditions/new biological agents
General Infectious Diseases
Perioperative care


Infectious Diseases Society of America
American Medical Association
Infectious Diseases Society of New York
Alpha Omega Alpha



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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of November 14, 2019, Dr. Henry reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.


NYU School of Medicine, NY, NY, 1996


New York Hospital, NY. NY 1996-97


NYU Medical Center, NY, NY, 1997-99


NYU Medical Center, NY, NY 2001-03


Infectious Diseases, 2003
Internal Medicine, 1999; Recertification, 2009

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Selected Publications

Kaltsas A, Guh A, Mediavilla JR, Varshney AK, Robiou N, Gialanellia P, Henry M, Levi MH, Fries BC. Frequency of panton-valentine leukocidin-producing methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus strains in patients with complicated skin and soft tissue infections in Bronx, New York. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Aug;49(8):2992-5. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

Vattipally V, Thatigotla B, Nagpal K, Saraiya R, Henry M, Shah AK, Cosgrove J. Salmonella typhi breast abscess: an uncommon manifestation of an uncommon disease in the United States. Am Surg 2011 Jul, 77(7): E133-

Miller, AO and Henry, M. Update in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 2009; 20:4 611-625

Henry, M, Holzman, RH. Tuberculosis of the Brain, Meninges and Spinal Cord. In Rom, WN, Garay, SM, ed Tuberculosis 2nd ed. New York, NY: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publisher, 2004: 445-464.

Henry, M, Leaf, HL. Drug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Community-acquired Pneumonia. Current Infectious Disease Report, 2003; 5(3):230-237

Research Interests

Bone and Joint Infections, Infections in Immunosuppressed Patients, Infections in Rheumatology patients, General Infectious Disease