Academic Divisions

There are 13 divisions in the Department of Medicine. All of our divisions are headed by luminaries in their fields, innovators in transformational medicine and practitioners of our mission to unify clinical care, research, and education in order to provide high-quality, coordinated care that puts the needs of the individual patient first.

  • Dermatology

    The mission of the Division of Dermatology is to provide a full range of excellent dermatological services for all ages in hospital inpatient and outpatient settings through the expertise of both full-time and voluntary faculty. Learn More >

  • General Internal Medicine

    The division is composed of a large, dynamic, and diverse group of clinicians, educators, and researchers who provide comprehensive primary care services and preventive care. Learn More >

  • Hepatology

    With over 70 million Americans with chronic liver disease the percentage of advanced disease is increasing and so is the cost of healthcare delivery. There has been substantial growth in treatment options and potential for research. We are a multifaceted program with no competitors in the New York metro area. Learn More >

  • Medical Ethics

    The Division of Medical Ethics provides clinical bioethics consultation services to four hospitals in the North Shore-LIJ Health System, chairs the ethics committee for the health system, and leads the bioethics courses for the medical school and graduate medical education programs.  Learn More >

  • Rheumatology

    The Division of Rheumatology is on the cutting edge of the field, integrating the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances into clinical practice, and offering comprehensive consultative services. Learn More >

  • Endocrinology

    The division's faculty are attending physicians, fellows, and residents trained to treat diabetes and thyroid diseases, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, bone and mineral metabolism disorders, including osteoporosis, and women’s health issues such as polycystic ovarian syndrome and menopause. Learn More >

  • Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

    The Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is committed to providing the highest quality of care to older patients and to all patients who are suffering with pain and other symptoms associated with serious illness. Learn More >

  • Hospital Medicine

    Hospital Medicine programs in the Department of Medicine encompass three institutions – North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and Franklin Hospital – and include nearly 60 hospitalists as well as physician extenders and support staff. We are dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive care to hospitalized patients, with a special focus on interdisciplinary care and communication.  Learn More >

  • Nephrology

    The Division of Nephrology is focused on providing outstanding medical care. Our 17 faculty members are dedicated to state-of-the-art care provided with compassion and sensitivity. Learn More >

  • Gastroenterology

    The Division of Gastroenterology has grown to encompass 16 hospitals within the health system as well as multiple outpatient gastroenterology practices across the region, at which virtually any gastrointestinal disorder can be diagnosed and treated. Learn More >

  • Hematology and Medical Oncology

    The Don Monti Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology is an integral part of the 12 centers that make up the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute. Our full-time medical oncologists and hematologists are disease-oriented and collaborate with cancer specialists in surgery, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology, and supportive care. Learn More >

  • Infectious Disease

    The Division of Infectious Disease offers comprehensive care to all patients with problems related to acute or chronic infections. Learn More >

  • Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

    Our faculty and clinical staff offer comprehensive and individualized care for adult patients suffering from common and uncommon respiratory and sleep disorders. Learn More >