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New chairs and division chiefs.


Emad Eskandar, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor and University Chair of Neurosurgery
Jeffrey P. Bergstein Chair in Neurological Surgery

Dr. Eskandar is an expert in treating brain tumors, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia and Parkinson’s disease. He joins Einstein and Montefiore from Harvard Medical School, where he was a professor of neurosurgery and director of both functional neurosurgery and neurosurgery residency. Dr. Eskandar’s research specialty is the neural basis for learning, motivation and impulsivity, and he is the principal investigator on several National Institutes of Health–funded grants.

Judy Yee, M.D.

Professor and University Chair of Radiology

Dr. Yee was previously at the University of California, San Francisco, where she directed the 3D Imaging Laboratory and was the vice chair of the neurology department and chief of radiology at the San Francisco VA Health Care System. She is an expert in abdominal radiology, best known for developing a novel technique called virtual colonoscopy, which is used around the world as a tool for detecting colorectal cancer. Dr. Yee received her medical degree at Einstein in 1987.

Division Chiefs

David Loeb, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Loeb, an expert in translational sarcoma research, previously worked at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he served as the director of the musculoskeletal tumor program and as the co-director of the sarcoma program at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Michael Ross, M.D.

Professor and Chief of the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine

Before this appointment, Dr. Ross served as the chief of the renal division at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center and was an associate professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A major focus of the Ross laboratory at Einstein and Montefiore is to identify novel mechanisms of kidney injury that affect people who are HIV-positive.

Thomas Ullman, M.D.

Professor and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

Dr. Ullman was previously the senior associate dean for clinical affairs and a professor of medicine in the Dr. Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is an expert on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and has focused on the relationship between IBD and colorectal cancer.

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