The current head of orthopedics at the Bronx-Lebanon team in Bronxcare Health System, New York, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is a man renowned not only in the facility but across most healthcare halls thanks to his skill and wit when it comes to reconstructive surgery. Prior to Bronxcare Health system, Dr. Ira was working at Kaiser Permanente system as the head of adult reconstructive surgery. He has also worked and served various senior roles at other prominent facilities such as DTC Healthcom. The doctor who happens to be an alumnus of the Thomas Jefferson University currently specializes in joint and bone issues at Bronxcare. Due to his prominence in healthcare, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum has been featured in myriads of interviews, the most recent one being on Ideamensch.com.
During the interview, the doctor revealed that the idea to establish his company struck him when he was creating a website for Medscape. Having been in the healthcare sector for a long time, Dr. Ira is usually quick to notice the various changes and trends shaping this arena. During the interview, he is quick to point out that he is currently excited by the value-based healthcare trend as it enables practitioners to define value in health care based on the outcomes of the patient’s analysis.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum believes that his habit of connecting and networking with other surgeons and healthcare personnel is what makes him more productive both as a doctor and as an entrepreneur. If he is given the opportunity to advise his younger self, then he would tell Young Ira to ensure that he finds people who are doing better than himself that are within the same scope as his, and learn how they do it. Even though most people are usually quick to disagree with him, the doctor says that he believes that there is a positive change within the horizon of healthcare.
More facts about Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum
The doctor has been serving on the board of the American Academy of orthopedic surgeons since the year 1995. Besides knee, hip and shoulder replacements, he is also skilled in information technology, process re-engineering, and innovative design.