Itzhak Brook, MD

Itzhak Brook, MD

Dr Itzhak Brook is a physician who specializes in Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Brook earned his medical degree and completed his residency at Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Medicine, in Jerusalem, Israel, and obtained his master’s degree in pediatrics from the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Subsequently he completed a fellowship in adult and pediatric infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine. He served in the Medical Corps of the US Navy for 27 years.

He is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University Washington DC and is a world expert in infections caused by anaerobic bacteria and head and neck infections. He has delivered numerous lectures all over the world and has done extensive research on anaerobic and respiratory tract infections, anthrax, and infections following exposure to ionizing radiation. He is the author of six medical textbooks, 96 medical book chapters and over 700 scientific publications.

Dr Brook was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2006 and received radiation therapy. Two years later he had his larynx removed and currently speaks with a tracheoesophageal prosthesis. He currently lectures about his experiences as a patient with neck cancer. He is the author of the book:” My Voice a physician’s Personal Experience with Throat Cancer”.

Dr. Brook is the recipient of the 2012 J. Conley Medical Ethics Lectureship Award by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Terry Day, M.D., FACS

Steven M. Roser, DMD, M.D., FACS

Jerry Del Gaudio

Itzhak Brook, MD

Mary Beth Chalk

Ezra Cohen, MD

Joel B. Epstein, DMD, MSD, FRCD(C), FDS RCS(Edin)

Rui Fernandes, DMD, MD, FACS

Jerome C. Goldstein, M.D. FACS, FRCSEd

Meryl Kaufman, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, BRS-S

Michael Moore, MD

Iman Naseri, M.D.

Cherie-Ann Nathan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jatin P. Shah, M.D., Ph.D, (Hon)FACS, FRCS (Hon), FDSRCS (Hon), FRACS (Hon) Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Wendell Yarbrough, MD, FACS, MMHC


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