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Jinil Yoo, MD

Jinil Yoo, MD, Clinical Director, Nephrology, Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield Campus, Nephrology (Kidney)
Gender: Male
Department: Medicine
Practice Specialty: Nephrology (Kidney)
Medical Education: Seoul National University, Korea
Residency: Lahey Hitchcock Clinic Medical Center, New York Medical College / Metropolitan Hosp. Ctr.
Fellowship: Joslin Diabetes Center
New York Medical College / Metropolitan Hosp. Ctr.
Main Location:
YDR Geriatrics & Nephrology, LLP
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466
Phone: (718) 920-9041
Fax: (718) 920-9043
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Academic Title: Professor of Clinical Medicine, New York Medical College
Administrative Title: Clinical Director, Nephrology, Montefiore Medical Center, Wakefield Campus
Clinical Focus: Clinical Nephrology including Dialysis and CT-guided Kidney; Biopsy; Hypertension
Research Focus: Clinical Research Projects focused on Cardiovascular Complications in CKD/ ESRD and Glomerulotubular Diseases by Kidney Biopsy.

Dr. Yoo graduated from Seoul National University-Medical School in Korea 1967 and served in the Korean Air-Force as a Medical Officer 1967-1970. He completed his Medical Residency at NY Med College-Metropolitan Hospital in 1974 and his Nephrology Fellowship at NY Med College-Flower Fifth Hospital in 1976.

Dr. Yoo was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medicine at NY Med College in 1976 and would go on to serve as the chief of Nephrology and Associate Director of Medicine at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx from 1979-1988; Chief of Nephrology at Misericordia Hospital to Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (OLM) in the Bronx from 1981-2008; and Program Director of Nephrology Fellowship (OLM and Lincoln Hospital) from 1981-1996.

Dr. Yoo is the Clinical Director of Nephrology at Montefiore-Wakefield Campus, a position he has held since 2008. He is also the Medical Director of Bronx River Nephrocare and its affiliated Dialysis Center at Jewish Home and Hospital in Bronx, a position he has held on to since 1998.

He is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and has served as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Nyack College & Alliance Theological Seminary from 1995-2001; and as Board Member at OPMC of NY State Dept. of Health from 2002-2009. Dr. Yoo has appeared multiple times on the list of “Best Doctors” by New York Magazine; “America’s Top Physicians” by Consumers’ Research Council of America; “New York Super Doctors” by Key Professional Media; and “Top Doctors of New York Metro Area” by Castle-Connolly Guide.