TBHC Spotlight on Dr. Andras Fenyves


TBHC Spotlight on Dr. Andras Fenyves

October 1, 2005

Dr. Andras Fenyves was born in Hungary . He attended Semmelweis Medical School in Budapest , Hungary and while in school, worked as a part-time ambulance paramedic to support his family. He was inspired by his father as well as his grandfather, who were both physicians. Dr. Fenyves graduated in 1995 and moved to The United States, where he enrolled in the Internal Medicine Residency Program of New York Medical College Metropolitan Hospital . Following his residency training, he worked as a hospitalist physician with Central Brooklyn Medical Group. During his residency training, Dr. Fenyves received the "Most Outstanding Senior Resident" award and the Dean's honor award for a scientific paper competition during his medical school years.

Dr. Fenyves has been practicing as a hospital physician for 7 years, taking care of acutely-ill hospitalized patients and notes that he has always enjoyed the challenge of the fast-paced, complex role of the inpatient physician. He was appointed to lead a hospitalist program for the Health Insurance Plan of New York and Cogent Healthcare, Inc. Here at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, he has demonstrated his leadership of the Utilization Review Committee and has been involved in many aspects of Inpatient Utilization at the hospital. In June of this year, he accepted the position to lead The Brooklyn Hospital Center's Clinical Resource Management Department where he is responsible for improving efficiency and reducing unnecessary delays in inpatient care. By reducing needless delays and hospitalization days, TBHC is able to provide better service for the very ill patients in need of acute hospital care.

A resident of Brooklyn , Dr. Fenyves is married and has four children with whom he enjoys horseback riding on a weekly basis. He also likes, among many others, the music of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff in addition to Broadway musicals and the classic rock group Dire Straits. On a personal note, Dr. Fenyves says, " Brooklyn has always been close to my heart - I have lived in the neighborhood since my arrival in this country. Although I have worked in other hospitals, The Brooklyn Hospital Center has always been my primary hospital - it feels like home. I am happy to be celebrating my tenth anniversary as a resident of the United States working at The Brooklyn Hospital Center."


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