Faculty Profile

Dr. Jinil Yoo, M.D.

Jinil Yoo, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Professional Interests

Dr. Jinil Yoo graduated from Seoul National University Medical School in Korea in 1967 and served in the Korean Air Force as a medical officer from 1967 to 1970. He completed a medical residency at New York Medical College-Metropolitan Hospital in 1974 and a nephrology fellowship at New York Medical College-Flower Fifth Hospital in 1976.

Dr. Yoo was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College in 1976 and went on to serve as Chief of Nephrology and Associate Director of Medicine at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx from 1979 to 1988, Chief of Nephrology at Misericordia Hospital-Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (OLM) in the Bronx from 1981 to 2008, and program Director of the Nephrology Fellowship (OLM and Lincoln Hospital) from 1981 to 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 since 1998.

Dr. Yoo 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 to 2001, as a board member at the Office of Professional Medical Conduct of the New York State Department of Health from 2002 to 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.

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