Title: Edgar Leifer Clinical Professor of Medicine
Company: Columbia University
Location: New York, New York, United States
Joseph Tenenbaum, MD, Edgar Leifer Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine and education.
Specializing in preventive cardiology, internal medicine and critical care cardiology, Dr. Tenenbaum celebrates a storied tenure as a professor at Columbia University. Fueled by his inherent desire to help others, he initially obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University in 1968 prior to earning a Doctor of Medicine from Harvard University in 1974. Throughout a career spanning over four decades, Dr. Tenenbaum’s responsibilities have included teaching house staff in medicine and cardiology, overseeing operations of the hospital and providing care for patients. Supplementing his professional career, he contributed as an attending physician, as well as the interim chair of the department of medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City from 2001 to 2003. Moreover, he served as the director of the House Test Training Program in Medicine, a clinical dean of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the chief of the New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Tenenbaum is gratified to have contributed as the chairman of the Columbia Faculty Practice Organization and has volunteered to teach international medicine with the American Austrian Foundation. He is recognized as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and has maintained a professional affiliation with the Columbia Faculty Practice Organization. For his contributions in the field, Dr. Tenenbaum is honored to have been a recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award from Columbia University in 2010.
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