Monroe Karetzky, MD, FACP, FCCP

Dr. Monroe Karetzky has been Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, and Attending Physician, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, at New Jersey Medical School (University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey– UMDNJ), Newark, and is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.

He was appointed Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Assistant Director of Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in 1976 and held that position until 2004.

Until 2008 at Newark Beth Israel, Dr. Karetzky was also Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit (from 1983), and Director of Critical Care Medicine (from 1988).

He was Director of the Newark Sleep Disorders Center (at Newark Beth Israel) from 1978 to 2008, during which period the center diagnosed and treated more than 3,000 patients.

Dr. Karetzky has been Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at UMDNJ, Newark, since 1997; and prior to that appointment, from 1976 to 1997, he served there as Associate Professor of Medicine.

He has also held university positions at Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey; Albert Einstein Medical School, Bronx, New York; and Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire.

Dr. Karetzky is licensed by the states of New Jersey, New York, and New Hampshire. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners with a specialty in internal medicine and subspecialties in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, geriatrics medicine, and sleep medicine. In November 2011, Dr. Karetzky was recertified in critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. In 2013, Dr. Karetzky received the Diplomate Sleep Medicine by ABIM.

He has published numerous articles on asthma, sleep disorders, and pulmonary problems in Lancet, Chest, European Respiratory Journal, and other medical periodicals and is the author of the book The Pneumonias.

He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Cornell University and did his postdoctoral residency and fellowship training in cardiac and pulmonary disease and physiology.