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Lawrence Eisenstein, M.D.

Lawrence Eisenstein
 

Lawrence Eisenstein, M.D.

Speaker Year: 2013

Commencement Speech

Lawrence Eisenstein, M.D., FACP is Commissioner of Health for the Nassau County Department of Health, Uniondale, New York, a county of 1.3 million people. Dr. Eisenstein is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases through the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Eisenstein also serves as President of the New York State Association of County Health Officials (NYSACHO). Prior to becoming Commissioner, Dr. Eisenstein joined the Nassau County Department of Health as Deputy Commissioner in 2009.

Dr. Eisenstein completed residency in Internal Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, New York. He then served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital. This was followed by Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Winthrop. Dr. Eisenstein began studying medicine at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and completed his schooling at New York Medical College. Prior, he received a BA from Binghamton University.

Dr. Eisenstein is Clinical Assistant Professor of Population Health at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and adjunct professor at the Hofstra University School of Health Professions and Kinesiology.  He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University. He also is Adjunct Professor at Touro College.

Prior to joining the Nassau County Department of Health, Dr. Eisenstein worked in a private practice in Infectious Diseases, and had attending physician privileges at Southside Hospital, Bay Shore, NY, as well as Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, New York.  Dr. Eisenstein served as a teaching attending physician at Winthrop-University Hospital from 2007 to early 2009. During this time he maintained an academic affiliation with SUNY-Stony Brook Medical School of Medicine. 

During his career Dr. Eisenstein has written and contributed to numerous peer-reviewed articles and poster presentations. He has made many Grand Rounds presentations, spoken at many professional conferences, and has participated in numerous round tables and panel discussions.