Dr. Matthew Shaines completed a medical degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Brooklyn and an internal medicine residency at Montefiore/Einstein. He was then recruited to the Einstein faculty at Montefiore and became one of the initial group of hospitalists who founded the Teaching Hospitalist Program at Montefiore.
Dr. Shaines has served as Assistant Director of the Hospitalist Service, managing the Moses Teaching Hospitalist Program; founding Director of the Medicine Consult Service, creating a dedicated medicine consult rotation for the housestaff, with a mission of high quality service and education on topics pertaining to consultative and perioperative medicine; Assistant Firm Leader (Associate Program Director) for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, serving as a liaison between the program and the Division of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Shaines was selected to represent the institution in a collaborative effort with FOJP Service Corporation (Montefiore's malpractice provider) and three other New York City hospitalists to improve the perioperative evaluation process for the institution and to create/direct a hospitalist-vascular surgery comanagement service. Both of these projects serve as significant quality improvement initiatives across four major NYC hospitals, including Montefiore.
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