International Yiddish Conference & Retreat

Dr. Barnett ‘Barney’ Zumoff: Endocrinology, Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical College

Dr. Barney Zumoff

Barnett Zumoff, MD, former Chief Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; Attending Physician, Beth Israel Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Zumoff graduated from Columbia University and the Long Island College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and in endocrinology and metabolism. Dr. Zumoff completed fellowship at Sloan-Kettering Institute and became a staff member there. He has held positions at Montefiore Medical Center as assistant chief of the Department of Oncology, director of the Clinical Research Center, and director of Cancer Endocrinology in the Department of Oncology; associate professor of medicine and professor of medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Zumoff is a world-renowned researcher in the field of human steroid metabolism and physiology, particularly in relation to cirrhosis of the liver, polycystic ovary syndrome, diabetes, obesity, coronary disease, prostate cancer, and breast cancer. He has published about 250 papers in these fields and numerous chapters in books on those subjects.