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Michael W. Henry, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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About Dr. Henry

Michael W. Henry, MD is an Associate Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine at HSS and an Associate 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.


Internal Medicine

Specialized Centers

Osseointegration Limb Replacement Center
Limb Salvage and Amputation Reconstruction Center (LSARC)

Special Expertise

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

Patient Stories


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


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


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


Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2022


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

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Henry

Selected Journal Articles

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

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 January 22, 2024, Dr. Henry 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.