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.
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
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 nutrition support. In November 2011, Dr. Karetzky
was recertified in critical care medicine by the
American Board of Internal Medicine.
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
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.