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David Kountz, MD


School
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department/Program
Medicine
Year Inducted Phone E-Mail 
2002 732-776-4226 dkountz@meridianhealth.com
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Biography

David S. Kountz, MD, MBA, FACP
Senior Vice President, Medical and Academic Affairs
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Neptune, New Jersey

Dr. Kountz earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and medical degree at the State University of New York in Buffalo, as well as an MBA at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, including a year as Chief Resident. In addition to his positions at Jersey Shore and Robert Wood Johnson, Dr. Kountz is also a Senior Fellow in the School of Population Health, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Kountz has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) since 2006, and was elected President in 2011. He co-authored a consensus statement for the management of hypertension in African American patients which was published in the journal Hypertension in November 2010.

In 2002 Dr. Kountz was named a Master Educator by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and has remained an active member of the Master Educator Guild. He has also been recognized with the Friends’ Health Connection Francis Black Humanitarian Award in Healthcare and an Award of Honor from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.