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.

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.

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.

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.