Long-established community-based cardiologist, Mark Borek has joined the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the School of Medicine. In his new role, Borek treats inpatients at Stony Brook University Hospital and see patients at two cardiology outpatient office locations: 26 Research Way in East Setauket and at 3001 Expressway Drive North in Islandia.
“I am hoping that my long and attentive experience in private practice with its emphasis on direct patient care will offer a valuable complementary perspective for the teaching and consultative functions of Stony Brook’s Division of Cardiology,” said Borek. “I am also looking forward to expanding my experience with the aid of a wide range of technologies and specialty services afforded by an academic medical center.”
Borek has been a practicing cardiologist on Long Island since 1991, when he joined Island Cardiology Associates of Smithtown. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine and nuclear cardiology by the Board of Nuclear Cardiology. For the past 13 years he has appeared in the Castle Connolly “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.”
“Mark has earned the respect and admiration of colleagues in the community because of his dedication and commitment to his patients,” said Luis Gruberg, Interim Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Director of the Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratories. “For this reason and his broad clinical experience and teaching skills, Mark is a welcome addition to our faculty.”
Prior to his new appointment, Borek had a voluntary faculty appointment in the Stony Brook University School of Medicine since 1995. Additionally, as an attending physician at The Long Island College Hospital, he was recognized with successive “Teacher of the Year” awards (1988 to 1991).
Borek received his M.D. degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He received his training in internal medicine at Nassau County Medical Center and his fellowship in cardiology from The Long Island College Hospital.
For more information, or to make an appointment with Borek, call (631) 444-1069.