Ezra Gabbay


Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College

Dr. Ezra Gabbay is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College and a Board certified practicing internist and nephrologist, at the Weill-Cornell Department of Medicine. He is a member of th eEthics Committee at Weill Cornell Medicine, and serves as an Associate Clinical Ethicist, and Healthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified (HEC-C). Dr. Gabbay also serves as teaching faculty in several Medical Ethics courses. He Gabbay is chairman of the New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Ethics Committee.

Dr. Gabbay completed medical school at the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel, his Internal Medicine residency at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, and his Nephrology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, USA, where he also obtained a Master’s of Science degree in
clinical research. Dr. Gabbay is an associate editor of Journal of Religion and Health. He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Professor Liepman Heilperin award in 2006, and was named among the outstanding lecturers in the Hebrew University Rector’s list in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Gabbay’s research interests include the interface of ethics with religion and culture in healthcare and mental health, ethics of dialysis In the elderly, and ethical issues surrounding brain death