Dr. Daniel Faustin M.D.
OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) | Maternal & Fetal Medicine374 stockholm street BROOKLYN NY, 11217
Dr. Daniel Faustin is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Brooklyn NY. Dr. Faustin is a sub-specialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) and the Director of MFM in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. As an expert in the treatment of high-risk pregnancies, Dr Faustin has been a consultant to many practicing obstetricians here in America and abroad. He has published his work in many peer-reviewed journals and receives highest appreciation from families he has helped during his career. He his revered by his students and trainees, and is considered a leader in the field of Medicine.
Education and Training
UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS (ULB) MD 1976
Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Faculte De Medecine 1976
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal & Fetal Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Obstetrics and GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyABOG- Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Dr. Daniel Faustin M.D.'s Expert Contributions
This summary introduces the prelude to the story of Whomus in the Garden of Uter, the subject of a short science fiction novel I recently authored. I am a clinician dealing with issues related to the beginning of life and have been fascinated by the processes leading to the birth of a human being....
Recently, one of my patients walked into my office at a much slower pace than she is used to, and with a look on her face of being concerned about an issue she is ready to bring up in our upcoming conversation. She was two weeks away from her planned delivery, a common occurrence with patients whose...
Whether one considers the preteen young girl or the mature woman in her fifties, a pregnancy with the goal of delivery of a healthy infant is a physiologic state. It means that, as a normal process, pregnancy should be welcomed as a life's event, similar to the daily cardiovascular, respiratory,...
The type of pain you describe is referred to as DYSMENORRHEA. There are multiple reasons why you may be suffering from these symptoms. The best advise for you is to have an evaluation that will include giving a full history of your gynecological health, a physical examination, blood tests, pelvic sonogram followed by treament for your specific condition. Your local hospital's ambulatory service can help you begin this process. Wishing you success in improving your health. Daniel Faustin MD, FACOG READ MORE
You are doing the right thing, especially with the guidance of your obstetrician. Yes, if untreated, proven deficiency in any vitamins can negatively affect the health of a developing fetus. Hence, the rationale for the use of multivitamins by pregnant women even in the absence of vitamins deficiency. READ MORE
I experienced for the very first time 10 days delay in my periods. What can be the cause? And experiencing spotting from last 3 days
Assuming that you normally have regular menstrual cycles, are using no contraceptive and are sexually active, an early pregnancy is a likely possibility. It may be time to see a gynecologist for an evaluation. READ MORE
The pain from your uterus around the time of your menses can be felt elsewhere. This phenomenon is called a referred pain. The location of the referred pain seemingly from the same cause may vary from one individual to another. READ MORE
The home pregnancy test may yield false negative results for a variety of reasons. In doubt, always see a professional. Yes, your doctor will evaluate your individual case and help clarify the cause of your symptoms. READ MORE
Yes. The best time to benefit from the contraceptive effect of this medication in "the morning after", within 24 hours. READ MORE
There are many choices. Take time to meet with your gynecologist who will obtain your medical history and advise the best method for YOU. READ MORE
Yes, it could be. If it persists your obstetrician/midwife will examine you and confirm (or rule/out) an infection. You will then receive the appropriate treatment. READ MORE
It may not be OK. The best way your provider of prenatal care could be sure is by doing a speculum examination and obtain a sonogram of the pregnancy. READ MORE
Any time from now. READ MORE
This may be normal for you. These symptoms may be relieved by the usual eating and drinking choices that provide relief from gas pain. Consult your prenatal care provider. READ MORE
I am 6 months pregnant and I am suffering from a viral infection. Will the antibiotics have any impact on my baby?
Your care giver will choose from a long list of antibiotics those that are known to be least likely to adversely affect your baby. If you are prescribed antibiotics chances are that your provider thinks your condition is due to a bacterial infection. READ MORE
Perhaps you are experiencing significantly stressful situations in your life at this time, and that may temporarily affect your biological clock. New hormonal illnesses may disrupt your menstrual regularity as well. Pregnancy has to be ruled out as well. It looks like you have a good reason to visit your gynecologist. READ MORE
Not particularly. READ MORE
My periods are delayed by 45 days and my pregnancy test was negative. What could be the cause of my delayed periods?
A lack of timely ovulation which can be due to various causes. If this persists beyond the next month, have a gynecological evaluation. READ MORE
Assuming a perfectly normal pregnancy, you will typically require a sonogram around the 7-8th week to confirm a normal implantation and viability. - 13-14th week for nuchal exam - 18-20th week for anatomy check - 28-30th week to check growth - 37-40th week to estimate birth weight This gives a total of 5 sonographic studies at the noted ages under completely normal conditions. Any complication could increase this number by a factor of 2,3,4 or more. READ MORE
Unfortunately, the risk of neural tube defect is increased in children of your husband. But there are available diagnostic tests that can be performed during your pregnancy to diagnose the condition in the fetus during the second trimester. READ MORE
NOT RECOMMENDED! READ MORE
AN ANSWER WAS ALREADY PROVIDED TO THIS QUESTION. READ MORE
You could have a hormonal imbalance. If this persists, your gynecologist should evaluate you from that standpoint. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine Wyckoff Heights Medical Center 2015 - 2017
- AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- HAITI MISSIONS
Areas of researchFETAL MONITORING, ULTRASOUND, PRETERM LABOR
Dr. Daniel Faustin M.D.'s Practice location
BROOKLYN, NY 11217Get Direction
Mineola, NY 11501Get Direction
Dr. Daniel Faustin M.D.'s reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Faustin
- Alternative Treatments for Obesity
Obesity refers to the accumulation of extra body fat than the normal body requirement. If your body mass index (BMI) is above 30, then you are considered as obese. The factors that influence obesity include age, body build, sex, and height.Obesity can be treated without involving medication or...
- How to Manage 'Muffin Top'
It is common for women to store fat around their abdominal region. This type of fat and weight gain commonly occurs in women who are experiencing menopause. When estrogen levels are reduced, it causes the body to redistribute fat onto a woman's hips, abdomen, and buttocks. However, belly fat is not...
- What Causes Nipple Pain?
IntroductionMost women may have experienced soreness in their nipples at some point in time or another. This soreness or pain can be due to various reasons which may include an imbalance in the hormones, skin conditions, pregnancy, itching, allergies or infections, breastfeeding, and much more. The...
- Are Prenatal Vitamins Necessary During Pregnancy?
Vitamin supplements that are taken before, during, and after pregnancy are known as prenatal vitamins. These vitamins are similar to multivitamin supplements, but specifically cater to the nutritional needs of expecting mothers. It goes without saying that pregnant women are often encouraged to eat...
- Repeat C-sections Are Not as Risky as Natural Birth
According to a new study conducted by researchers from Australia, repeat cesarean sections are safer than natural vaginal birth. Both delivery methods were not associated with death or any serious health issues. But women who had cesarean sections had less serious bleeding complications, when...
- Different Types of Physicians Explained
Doctors or physicians are categorized according to different factors including medical specialties and subspecialties. Most doctors specialize in a specific area of medicine. This article provides a summary of the different types of doctors in the medical field. AllergistsAllergists are also...
- Anat Zelmanovich509 East 77th Street New York New York 10075
- Dr. Lucy Tamar Tovmasian M.D.420 Grand Ave Englewood NJ 07631
- Dr. Miller Vaca M.D.1065 Southern Blvd Bronx NY 10459
- Dr. Juanita Mestre-Dudley M.D.1400 Pelham Pkwy S Bronx NY 10461
- Dr. Rony Tanios Elias M.D.1305 York Ave New York NY 10021
- Dr. David Barad M.D.21 East 69th Street New York New York 10021