Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of IM/Pulmonary Disease

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • New York Medical College

  • Residencies

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Fellowships

    • Long Island College Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

178 East 85th Street, 3rd FloorNew York, NY 10028

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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08/30/2018
"Dr. Posner is a very caring, well informed conscience doctor. Due to his diligence I am a well person."
08/22/2018
"Dr. Posner is an excellent diagnostician and worked through my symptoms to identify the problem."
08/20/2018
"Excellent Dr. I highly recommend Dr. Posner"
08/02/2018
"David Posner, MD is absolutely the BEST!"
07/30/2018
"Dr Posner makes my chronic condition bare able"
07/28/2018
"excellent dr"
07/16/2018
"Dr. Posner is the best!!"
07/09/2018
"Dr. Posner is an absolute gem. He is caring, well versed in all espects of pulmonary care and takes time to explain what he feels is the best way to treat your condition."
07/04/2018
"Dr. Posner gives me all the time I need. I never feel rushed. He explains everything in great detail, answering all my questions. "
06/30/2018
"Dr. David Posner is a jewell, one of the finest physicians I've had the privilege of having as my doctor"
06/25/2018
"great doc"
06/23/2018
"Consider Dr. Posner one of the best doctors in NYC. Long time patient and love his personal dedication and time he gives me each time I see him. 5 stars!"
06/22/2018
"Couldn't be better! Exemplary."
06/22/2018
"Didn't schedule a f/u appt or suggest how long to take inhaler for. Really liked Dr. Posner. Very friendly, personable, caring."
06/18/2018
"Dr. Posner was the best doctor I have ever seen."
05/31/2018
"Excellent care. Wonderful physician."
05/18/2018
"Dr. Posner is such a wonderful doctor, he's patient with me, if I call and want to speak with him, he will pick up if he's not with a patient; if he's with a patient he will return the call before the end of the day. I couldn't asked for a better Pulmonologist."
05/07/2018
"Caregiver filled out form and Dr. Posner provided clear and understandable explanations"
04/30/2018
"Dr Posner is excellent and thoroughly explains everything."
04/24/2018
"very happy with dr. Posner"
04/23/2018
"Dr. Posner takes time to explain overall condition and treatment options and protocol."
04/23/2018
"Couldn't be better."
03/25/2018
"Dr. Posner's care is beyond Very Good'. His knowledge is extensive and his ability to share and elicit trust is excellent. I was reluctant to start treatment of MAI and his patient encouragement finally led me to it. Thanks to Dr. Posner My condition has improved dramatically."
03/23/2018
"Dr. Posner is a great doctor. Best I've ever had."
03/17/2018
"Dr.Posner has treated me for about 8 years and since then my overall health has improved."
02/12/2018
"Again, if this is about Dr. Posner, he is a fine doctor."
02/10/2018
"Dr. Posner is a great Doctor. He cared for my mother and now he cares for me."
02/03/2018
"I understood all the words -- I have a background in editing home medical guides -- but he spoke so fast that it was difficult to absorb everything he said, much less to get in the questions I should have asked."
01/09/2018
"Dr. Posner is one of the most courteous, thoroughly informed and competent physicians I have encountered in quite a while."
12/30/2017
"Dr. Posner is very friendly & courtesy - He provides or give all information concerning the medical problem -"
12/25/2017
"Dr Posner is a real gem."
12/25/2017
"Dr. Posner is the best. He sincerely shows concern for my health and called me to make sure I'm well. I would highly recommend Dr. Posner. He is professional and passionate about his job. I couldn't have chosen a excellent doctor"
12/18/2017
"Dr. Posner is terrific!"
11/29/2017
"Dr. Posner familiar with you & your health issues. Love & trust him!!!"
11/29/2017
"Dr. Posner is excellent at communicating. Never a problem."
11/21/2017
"I cannot say enough good things about the care I received from Dr. Posner. I am IMMENSELY grateful to him. He SAVED me."
10/23/2017
"I can't say Dr Posner was very good he was Excellent that is why I have my whole family see him!"
10/23/2017
"Dr. Posner is the most amazing pulmonary specialist I have ever met. Since I began seeing him, he has ascertained that I received the best treatment possible for my condition. He leaves no stone unturned to find out what is happening with me. His knowledge is unsurpassed. He's up on all the treatments that are out there."
10/17/2017
"He is an amazing doctor I do recommend him to my friends."
09/26/2017
"Northwell is very fortunate to have Dr. Posner."
08/27/2017
"I think Dr. David Posner walks on water. He is, hands down, the finest - the smartest, most caring -- physician I have ever met. Once again, he pulled me back from the brink of a real medical emergency. He's just wonderful."
08/26/2017
"Best pulmonologist I could ever hope for. I have serious chronic lung problems and he is always on top of what treatment I should have. He is kind, smart, and has a wonderful sense of humor. He also always responds immediately to EMERGENCY email questions."
08/20/2017
"Dr. Posner is an exceptional practitioner and I would highly recommend him. He has beenmy doctor for well over ten years and I trusthim to give me the best advice for treating mycondition."
08/02/2017
"Dr.Posner is a wonderful doctor; he knows his stuff."
07/19/2017
"Excellent visit."
07/18/2017
"Good experience!"
07/17/2017
"Dr. explained everything completely. And answered my questions in words I could understand. I felt like I was collaborating in my health care. Excellent experience."
07/02/2017
"Dr. Posner is one of the finest physicians I have ever encountered, you're lucky to have him (as am I)"
06/27/2017
"All experience with care provider has been excellent."
06/17/2017
"the Dr. was great very personable and understanding."
05/22/2017
"Excellent doctor and staff"
05/22/2017
"very good."
05/16/2017
"Dr. Posner is a kind and thoughtful man. He chose the right profession."
04/22/2017
"Dr. Posner is an excellent Doctor. I have complete faith in him."
04/19/2017
"Dr. Posner HAS to be the absolute best!"
04/15/2017
"Dr Posner is attentive, thorough , and the finest in his field. And as if that weren't enough to make a patient happy ....he has such a friendly, warm and caring manner!Whenever I have a concern or question, he gets back to me right away."
04/04/2017
"Dr.David Posner is the very best Dr."
03/16/2017
"I have no complaints about Dr. Posner. I wish all Doctors were as clear, caring and well prepare."
03/13/2017
"Dr Posner is a great Dr. and a very humane, thoughtful, knowledgeable person"
03/11/2017
"excellent doctor"
03/08/2017
"Dr. David Posner very knowledgeable about my condition."
03/04/2017
"Excellent care. He knows his patients he listens and deserves your healthcare with you. Wonderful exp. always."
02/27/2017
"Excellent pulmonary doctor eased my concerns."
02/26/2017
"I have never met a doctor like Dr. Posner. He's the most caring individual I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. He has always provided me with the best care. I find him to be thorough and understanding and never leave his office with unanswered questions or doubt about his recommendation for treatment. I have emailed him on several occasions and he always answered my questions and if he felt I needed to come in he would immediately set up an appointment. I had another pulmonary doctor who cannot hold a candle to Dr. Posner. He's knowledgeable and understanding and up to date on all the new and innovative treatments available to me regarding my condition which my other pulmonary doctor missed. I would never change providers for the world. He monitors me closely and provides me with the best possible treatment available."
02/23/2017
"Dr. Posner is extremely knowledgeable and caring!"
02/11/2017
"Dr. Posner is outstanding. He is smart, knowledgeable, relates openly and warmly, is reassuring and straightforward. I couldn't ask for more."
02/06/2017
"excellent...Dr Posner is THE best. can't rave enough about the quality of care he extends"
01/26/2017
"I love Dr. Posner."
12/12/2016
"dr. posner is a wonderful doctor - i did read every question and "very good" is a true answer."
11/29/2016
"Dr. Posner is always so attentive, caring and generous with his time. I am so grateful for his remarkable expertise as well as his affable manner ."
11/19/2016
"Good experience. Dr. Posner is one of the best physicians I am lucky to have found years ago."
11/17/2016
"Dr. Posner is meticulous in making certain one understands what is happening....what medicine is required....and every detail of one's treatment. He is a pleasure to work with."
11/03/2016
"I praise and thank Dr. Posner for my continued good health."
10/31/2016
"Exceptional doctor."
10/25/2016
"Dr. Posner is an excellent doctor."
10/15/2016
"Dr. Posner was very helpful, kind and took the time to listen to my concerns and explain my condition. He provided treatment that worked and was very thorough. He is fantastic."
10/11/2016
"I have every confidence in Dr. Posner"
09/14/2016
"Dr. Posner is the ONLY pulmonologist I will recommend."
09/12/2016
"All Excellent--beyond 'very good'"
08/17/2016
"Dr.Posner takes great care to discuss your treatment, concerns, medications, and how they work as it relates to one's needs."
08/13/2016
"there should be more doctors like Dr. Posner"
08/08/2016
"Dr. Posner is one of the best doctors!!!"
08/08/2016
"I didn't think doctors like David Posner existed anymore!"
08/03/2016
"My experience with Dr. Posner was excellent & this was a first visit."
08/03/2016
"Dr. Posner is wonderful in explaining care for me."
08/02/2016
"Dr. Posner is wonderful."
08/01/2016
"Outstanding care."
08/01/2016
"Dr. Posner has always provided me with the ultimate care. He has always explained my condition and never dismissed any questions I may have had. He is thorough in his examination and treatment and takes into account, not only my pulmonary problems but also my overall health and addresses them accordingly. I have never met any physician quite like him. I have the utmost respect and confidence in him and his abilities. I have had another pulmonary doctor who never addressed my concerns or diagnosed my condition until I met Dr. Posner."
08/01/2016
"I have my family see Dr Posner as a Pulmonologist for well over 1 year now"
07/29/2016
"I was very pleased with the doctor, he cared."
07/21/2016
"Life saver!"
07/04/2016
"Dr Posner explained my my c-scan to me"
06/20/2016
"Dr. Posner was great, very friendly and nice. I always felt at ease and felt I could ask him anything."
06/15/2016
"Dr. Posner is a wonderful caring pulmonologist. My situation is severe; emphysema and he can do little but talk to me of what is happening. I understand it is a terminal conditional, my father died of it and there is no hope of a cure. He has encouraged me to attend a gym where every body is coping with lung cancer and COPD; we exercise with oxygen tanks, and that has strengthened me, not the lungs but the whole body. I am able to use portable concentrators, and realize that these hated things will allow me some sort of independence."
06/14/2016
"Wonderful bedside/office manners. I am proud/grateful to have him everyone should be so fortunate."
06/05/2016
"Again very satisfied"
05/17/2016
"I first saw Dr. Posner in 2004 for Valley Fever and he is the very best! I will continue to see him for any lung related issues."
05/07/2016
"I just recommended one of supervisors from work to Dr.Posner"
05/05/2016
"Dr. Posner is the best doctor I've ever dealt with and I am proud to be his patient for almost 13 years. The care he shows his patients makes him feel like more than just a doctor, he will go above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of."
04/29/2016
"Good experience."
04/20/2016
"Dr. Posner is by far one of the best physicians I've ever had. I see him frequently because of difficult lung issues."
04/19/2016
"Dr. David Posner is an extremely knowledgeable physician. He diagnosed and successfully treated me for a life threatening condition."
04/18/2016
"Dr. Posner is an incredible doctor and an incredible person. He is the exemplar of what a doctor should be."
03/18/2016
"A wonderful & caring doctor accessible & supportive."
03/09/2016
"Dr. Posner is among the best (if not the best) doctor I have encountered/dealt with."
03/08/2016
"Dr. Posner deserves a very good rating from me because he listens to my words & read my _____ with great understanding & care & his follow up care attended to immediately."
02/11/2016
"Excellent. Physician is always honest and give straight forward information in understandable manner."
01/25/2016
"It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Posner."
01/19/2016
"Dr. Posner is a very kind, thorough dr. and I would highly recommend him to anyone who needed a dr. with his specialty. I had 2 family members with me for my appointment and they were very impressed with him."
10/27/2015
"I have severe emphysema and if there is a problem at home where I need to correspond with Dr Posner, but a visit is not necessary, I communicate by e-mail and I get an almost instant reply. This is great because he can tell me to come right in or just calm down.In this way,I am disturbing him just a little and nobody in his extremely busy office."
08/13/2015
"I always have an excellent experience when going to Dr. Posner."
06/30/2015
"Dr. Posner is a wonderful dr. If there is a problem night or day & my husband emails him we always get immediate attention."
06/24/2015
"Services were very good. To date only 1 visit."
05/07/2015
"Good experience."
04/23/2015
"Dr. Posner is simply off-the-charts wonderful!! SO lucky he's my "lung-doc.""
04/08/2015
"Excellent care by everyone."
02/25/2015
"Dr. Posner is in incredibly gifted physician with an incredibly comforting manner."
01/20/2015
"The concern the dr. shows you by listening and explaining your condition puts you at ease. I have 100% confident and recommend him to anyone."
01/02/2015
"Dr. Posner is the best doctor I have had experience with."
12/18/2014
"This doctor is one of the best."
11/18/2014
"I feel very fortunate to name Dr. Posner as my doctor."
10/24/2014
"Very good experience."
10/21/2014
"Dr. Posner is my favorite doctor and his staff are unusually helpful and caring - - Never impersonal or unprofessional."
08/29/2014
"Superb/excellent/thankful to have Dr. David Posner as part of my medical team!"
07/18/2014
"Dr. Posner _____ is a cut above all MD's I have visited - -"
05/28/2014
"Both Dr. Posner & the staff treated me with kindness and great care."

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