The Department of Medicine has a long history of providing excellent patient care, training the next generation of physicians and engaging in cutting-edge clinical research.

Our scope of services spans from primary care to specialized care in over ten different medical disciplines. Our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to all New Yorkers and beyond.

Regardless of where you are seen by our physicians--as an inpatient in our hospital or as an outpatient for a same-day procedure or office visit--you can be assured that you will receive the highest quality of care delivered with compassion.

Beth Israel’s Department of Medicine offers:

  • 12 medical specialty divisions
  • Over 175 full-time and part-time faculty
  • A large primary care practice located in the heart of Union Square
  • Training for the next generation of practitioners (over 120 medical residents each year and post-graduate fellowships offered in many of our specialties)
Specialty Centers and programs include:
AIDS Clinical Trials

Asian Services Program

Beth Israel Heart Institute

Colon Cancer Screening Program

Comprehensive AIDS Services Program

GMA (General Medical Associates) – Adult Primary Care Services

Friedman Diabetes Institute

Hospitalist Program

Inpatient, Outpatient and Rehab Detoxification Units (on-site)

Sleep Health Center


Ira Jacobson, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

James F. Winchester, MD, FRCP (Glas), FACP
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Daniel I. Steinberg, MD, FHM, FACP
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine