Jose M. Prince, MD, FACS, FAAP is the Vice Chair of Surgery at Northwell Health and is the system chief of Pediatric Surgery and Acute Care Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He also serves as the Associate Surgeon in Chief for Cohen Children’s Medical Center. He is the founding director of the Laboratory of Pediatric Injury and Inflammation in the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.
A native of Queens, NY, Dr. Prince was recruited to return to New York from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to join the founding faculty of the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in 2010. He completed both his general surgery and pediatric surgery training in Pittsburgh and is board certified in both specialties. In addition, Dr. Prince completed a 3 year post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh with Dr. Timothy Billiar studying the innate immune response to injury. Dr. Prince graduated cum laude from the Yale University School of Medicine in 2000. At Yale, Dr. Prince was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship which he completed at the National Institutes of Health in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in Washington, DC. Dr. Prince has authored more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals in addition to numerous clinical and scientific chapters.