Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Chairs of Service

Berhane Wubshet, MD, MPH


  • Internal Medicine, Public Health


  • Pre-Med – Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Graduate School – UCLA; School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California

Medical School

  • First Leningrad Pavlov Medical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia


  • St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Queens, New York.

Professional Experience

  • General Practice and Medical Director Assab Regional Hospital, Ethiopia.
  • Visiting Physician/Attending – Potsdam; Referral Hospital, Potsdam, Germany.

Positions Held

  • Chief Medical Resident – St. John's Episcopal Hospital.
  • (Position @KJMC, years in total) Medical Director – Long Term Care /RNH – 6 years

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Recertified in 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • AMA
  • ACP

Teaching Positions

  • Teaching Attending Physician, St. John's Episcopal Hospital

Additional Information


  • Completed both Graduate School and Medical School with honors


  • Swimming, hiking, reading and traveling