Who is Dr. Housman?
Arno D. Housman, MD, PC
After graduating from Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Biology, Dr. Housman went on to receive his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical College. Due to his interest in Trauma Surgery, Dr. Housman continued his training in general surgery at Downstate/ Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. He then went on to Yale University Medical Center to complete his comprehensive urologic training. While at Yale, Dr.Housman gained an expertise at the cutting edge of the management of prostate, bladder and kidney cancers, as well as minimally invasive stone therapy. Dr. Housman, who is Board-Certified by the American Board of Urology, continues to be at the forefront of the newest technologies and techniques.
Currently, Dr. Housman is the Chief of Urology at Phelps Memorial Hospital and is Vice President of the Phelps Medical Staff, where he has practiced since 1987. He has also served as Chairman of many committees an is an active member of the Medical Board of that institution. In September 2011, Dr. Housman was a Founding Faculty Member of the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program. He is also an assistant clinical instructor at N.Y. Medical College and is on the Board of Directors for the Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He is consistently listed in the Castle-Connelly Books as one of the Best Doctors in New York and received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Recognition Award.
Dr. Housman believes that through education, people can make balanced and intelligent decisions about their healthcare. To this end, he helped to develop a cable TV show, Vital Signs, in which he interviews doctors from different specialties clarifying medical topics in the news and providing information that non-physicians can easily understand.