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Dr. Jonathan Shammash

Internal Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Shammash
Dr. Jonathan Shammash

Dr. Jonathan Shammash received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1992. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, then served as a clinician-educator in Penn's Department of Medicine for one year. He then joined the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Center where he provided primary care to patients and served as an Ambulatory Medicine preceptor for Internal Medicine residents for 12 years. Dr. Shammash has served as a member of the Executive Council of the N.J. Chapter of the American College of Physicians since 2013, and as the N.J. ACP Annual Scientific Meeting Program Chair from 2015 to 2018. He is serving a four year term as Governor for the Northern section of the N.J. ACP Chapter from 2018-2022.

Dr. Shammash is the Director of Medical Education and Senior Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Englewood Hospital. Prior to that appointment he served as the Program Director from 2009 to 2017, and has been a member of the residency faculty since 2009. He is a member of Englewood Hospital's Research Institutional Review Board. He has practiced general internal medicine for two decades, with a focus on clinical care and resident education in the outpatient setting. He supervises Englewood Hospital Internal Medicine Residents at the North Hudson Community Action Corporation Clinic in Englewood. His research projects have included studying the use and discontinuation of beta blockers in vascular surgery patients, and the early use of internet-based resident evaluation forms.

Dr. Shammash's extracurricular interests include playing soccer and spending time with this family. His philosophy of care is as follows: "My aim is to provide comprehensive, compassionate care by building effective continuity relationships with my patients. All the providers and staff of our practice work together toward achieving this common goal."