Donald Trump Physician In Private Practice

Lenox Hill Hospital today issued the following statement regarding its affiliation with Harold N. Bornstein, MD, personal physician to Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump:

“Dr. Harold Bornstein has been a voluntary physician under the division of gastroenterology at Lenox Hill Hospital since 1980.  He is not employed or paid by Lenox Hill Hospital.  A voluntary physician has admitting privileges and can treat an admitted patient at the hospital.  In order to admit or treat a patient at the hospital the doctor needs to abide by the bylaws and rules and regulations of the Lenox Hill Hospital medical staff and go through a credentialing process. This would include (but is not limited to) speaking to the department chairman, filling out an application outlining their qualifications, providing proof of qualifications, and getting approved by the chairman and the board of trustees.  A voluntary doctor can have admitting privileges at several hospitals.”