MEDICAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN
Valhalla, N.Y., March 25, 2009—New York Medical College has appointed Zvi Lefkovitz, M.D., chairman of the Department of Radiology. Prior to joining the College on March 1, he was clinical associate professor of radiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and vice chairman of radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was responsible for all inpatient and outpatient radiology services at Mount Sinai and several of its major affiliated hospitals.
He has held faculty appointments at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in the Bronx, and at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Stony Brook. Dr. Lefkovitz also served as director of radiology at Brooklyn Hospital and at Queens Hospital Center, and was network director of radiology for Queens Hospital Center and Elmhurst Hospital Center.
Dr. Lefkovitz’ academic interests include chest radiology and virtual colonoscopy. He earned his M.D. degree from The Chicago Medical School. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in diagnostic radiology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., followed by a fellowship in interventional radiology/CT at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. He resides in Cedarhurst, N.Y.