"Brian has quickly made an impact, not just with his fellow physicians, nurses and support staff of the hospital, but with members of the community served by our hospital." --Caryn Schwab, Exec. Dir., Mount Sinai Queens
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
Brian Radbill, MD, FACP, a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount Sinai Queens. In that position, Dr. Radbill will oversee the delivery of high-quality, patient-focused medical care by almost 500 physicians in nearly 40 different medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. The appointment was announced by Caryn Schwab, Executive Director of Mount Sinai Queens.
“Since joining our executive leadership last year, Brian has quickly made an impact, not just with his fellow physicians, nurses and support staff of the hospital, but with members of the community served by our hospital,” said Caryn Schwab. “We are proud to welcome a physician of Dr. Radbill’s caliber and professionalism to Mount Sinai Queens.”
“This institution is a critically important part of our neighborhood, which has seen its healthcare needs grow along with its population,” said Dr. Radbill. “I am proud to help lead the women and men at Mount Sinai in working with the community to identify and meet those needs.”
Dr. Radbill is an Associate Professor of Medicine in Nephrology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and specializes in chronic kidney disease. Dr. Radbill served as the medical director of the Dialysis Program and clinical director of the Renal Division at The Mount Sinai Hospital, where he oversaw the care of hundreds of patients with end-stage renal disease, chronic kidney disease, and acute kidney injury.
In his 15-year career at Mount Sinai, Dr. Radbill devoted much of his time to ensuring the highest level of quality care and patient safety throughout the hospital. As Vice Chair of Quality for the Department of Medicine, he developed a series of online tools to measure and monitor clinical performance. Dr. Radbill chaired several departmental performance improvement committees and actively participated in many hospital workgroups aimed at improving quality and patient safety throughout the institution. In those capacities he collaborated closely with his colleagues in Nursing, Social Work, and Quality Assurance to ensure comprehensive, high-quality care for patients across all disciplines.
Dr. Radbill has conducted research supported by the National Institutes of Health and has published in medical journals on a wide range of subjects involving the diagnosis and treatment of kidney-related diseases, including diabetic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease, viral-associated renal disease and end-stage renal disease. Dr. Radbill has previously discussed chronic kidney disease in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up, and he produced a short documentary, entitled “Life in the Spin Cycle,” to educate patients and trainees about the challenges of maintenance hemodialysis.
Dr. Radbill received his BA from the University of Michigan and his MD from the Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He underwent postdoctoral training at The Mount Sinai Hospital, completing both his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Nephrology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
About Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Queens is a 235-bed licensed acute care facility, providing adult medical and surgical services, with a team of nearly 500 physicians representing close to 40 medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. A total of 35 languages are spoken among the physicians and staff; just one of the many ways that Mount Sinai Queens serves the needs of the culturally diverse population in our community. Mount Sinai Queen has an extensive program of community outreach that goes beyond simply informing and teaching. Through programs designed to empower people to take control of their health, Mount Sinai Queens hosts classes, screenings and activities throughout the community. Visit http://www.mshq.org/
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