Joel Meshulam, MDInternal Medicine
As an internist, I look at myself as an important advisor to my patients. I believe in having a partnership with each of them, helping them to be healthy, and doing whatever I can to keep them on the road to health and long life. I believe that many illnesses are preventable when addressed quickly and proactively, and not necessarily always with medication.
I recognize and appreciate the fact that there are other health care providers with skill sets in the care of the “whole patient” that I do not personally provide. I am grateful to have friendships and affiliations with naturopathic physicians, acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors, and nutritionists that help me to provide the most comprehensive spectrum of care to each of my patients.
For patients with chronic pain and a variety of other medical conditions, conventional medications often cause intolerable side effects. I am intrigued by the promise of medical cannabis as a more natural alternative. Feel free to ask me questions about this fascinating topic.
- Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise
- Geriatric Medicine
- Weight Loss and Wellness
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, NY and New York, NY
New York Medical College
Doctor of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Hospital Affiliated With
Mercy Medical Center
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
1989 – Present
American Medical Association (AMA)
1989 – Present
Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi)
1989 – Present
I am married to Jenny, who helps me to stay focused on the important things in life. I am extremely proud of my children, Avi and Hannah, who keep me humble and laughing. In my free time, I love to watch sports, especially the O’s and the Ravens. I’m an avid runner and like to exercise. I’m a fan of many types of music and especially enjoy watching and listening to live music.
After completing a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at Rutgers University, Dr. Meshulam was accepted to New York Medical College. After graduation in 1986, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine, a three-year program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and North Shore University Hospital in New York.
In 1989, Dr. Meshulam moved to Baltimore and started as a private practitioner in the field of Internal Medicine. His first three years were spent in a group practice, which proved to be a valuable period of learning about working in an office environment.
In 1992, Dr. Meshulam ventured out as a solo practitioner and has enjoyed a successful career ever since.
In addition to his office practice, Dr. Meshulam has always enjoyed working with seniors, having served as the medical director for a number of skilled nursing facilities and a continuing care retirement community.
Since its opening in 1996, and until the end of 2019, Dr. Meshulam served as the Medical Director of Transitional Care at Mercy, where he cared for patients trying to safely recover from hospitalization before returning home. Dr. Meshulam was also directly involved in the oversight of physicians working there, as well as policy and procedure development for continued excellence in care delivery to the residents on the unit.
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