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Faculty: Timothy Robinson

Timothy Robinson, D.O.

Medical Director



  • M.A., Business Administration, New York Institute of Technology, New York, 2002-present
  • D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology, New York, 1985
  • B.S., Fordham University, 1981

Clinical Education

  • 1986-1989 Family Practice Residency, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens
  • 1988-1989 Chief Resident Family Practice, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens
  • 1985-1986 Rotating Internship, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens
  • 1981-1985 Doctor of Osteopathy, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 1977-1981 B.S. Chemistry, Fordham University

Academic Appointments

  • 1999-present Medical Director, New York Institute of Technology Physician Assistant Program, Old Westbury, NY
  • 2005-present Clinical Adjunct Professor, New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y.
  • 1999-present Clinical Adjunct Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • 1996-present Affiliate Clinical Instructor, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY
  • 1993-present Clinical Adjunct Professor, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY


Professional Activities

  • Member, American Academy of Emergency Physicians
  • Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, American Osteopathic Association
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, New York State Medical Society
  • Member, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Member, Association of Physician Assistant Program


Recent Publications

  • Robinson TT, RB. The Five Minute Clinical Consult. 1993 - 2008. Bursitis, Sprains and Strain, Frostbite. Lea & Febiger.
  • Robinson TT, Herman LM, Birrer RB, Wallis K, Samma A: Lyme Carditis: A rare presentation in an unexpected setting. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. May 1998;16, N3.
  • Herman L, Robinson TT. Lyme Disease. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. October 1996; 9:39- 50, N10
  • Birrer RB, Robinson TT, Papachristos P. Orbital Emphysema: How common, how significant? Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1994; 24:1115-1118.
  • Birrer RB, Robinson TT. Sports Injuries: The head. Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Provider, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1994; pp 349-374.
  • Robinson TT. Selected disorders of the cardiovascular system. Principles and Practice of Family Medicine, Taylor RB, ed. Springer-Vereig, New York, Fourth Edition, 1993, Fifth Edition, 1997.
  • Robinson TT, Birrer RB, Mandava N, Pizzi W. Body smuggling of illicit drugs: Two cases requiring surgical intervention. Surgery. June 1993;113:709-711.
  • Birrer RB, Robinson TT, Rao S, Leber M. Self mutilation: Three cases and a review of the literature. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 1993; 11:27-31.
  • Greenberg M, Robinson TT, Birrer RB. Atrial fibrillation after intravenous administration of gasoline. American Heart Journal. May 1993; 1438-1439.
  • Greenberg M, Robinson TT, Birrer RB. Vaginal bleeding secondary to aborting uterine leiomyoma. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 1993; 11:40-42.
  • Birrer RB, Robinson TT. Pelvic fracture following karate kick. New York State Journal of Medicine. November 1991;11.
  • Brandt P, Cox R, Kuwai C, Robinson TT, The relationship of Calcium to muscle tension in skinned rabbit muscle fibers. Journal of General Physiology. June 1982; 79:997-1016.


Recent Presentations

  • August 1998 - Pediatric Trauma Care. XXII Congress of Pediatrics
  • Poster presentation accepted.
  • June 1998 - Keeping Medically Fit in a Changing World. WONCA: 15th World Conference, Dublin, Ireland. Poster presentation accepted.
  • November 1996 - Pharmaceutical No-no's. New York State Society of Physician Assistants Conference, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • August 1995 - Peptic Ulcer Disease; Asthma; Immunization Update; Smoking Cessation. Prime Time for Primary Care Conference, Alaska.
  • June 1995 - Robinson TT, Herman L. Managed healthcare in the United States and the impact of the mid-level health care practitioner. World Organization of National Conferences and National Associations of General Practitioners and Family Practitioners. Fourteenth World Conference. Wanchai, Hong Kong.