Robert “Red” Schiller
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Robert "Red" Schiller, MD

Senior Vice President, Clinical AffairsChair, Graduate Medical EducationChair, Alfred and Gail Engelberg Department of Family Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Education and training

Doctor of Medicine (MD) - New York University School of Medicine

Professional interests

Homeopathy, acupuncture, and other alternative therapies, as well as combining alternative medicine into primary care training.

A little about me

I am the Institute’s senior vice president for clinical affairs and chief medical officer. I joined the Institute in 1987 and now oversee clinical affairs and graduate medical education across the Institute’s network of practices. I am a practicing family physician certified by the American Board of Family Practice. In addition to my work at the Institute for Family Health, I am chair of the Alfred and Gail Engelberg Department of Family Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital.

I attended the New York University School of Medicine. I completed my residency in family medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where I also completed a one-year fellowship in family medicine. I am the recipient of several awards, including the Park-Davis Award for Teaching Medicine.

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Professional experience & accomplishments

Robert (Red) Schiller is the Institute’s senior vice president for clinical affairs and chief medical officer. Dr. Schiller, who joined the Institute in 1987, oversees clinical affairs and graduate medical education across the Institute’s network of practices. Dr. Schiller is a practicing family physician certified by the American Board of Family Practice. In addition to his activities at the Institute for Family Health, Dr. Schiller is chair of the Alfred and Gail Engelberg Department of Family Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Schiller attended the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where he also completed a one-year fellowship in family medicine. He has a professional interest in homeopathy, acupuncture, and other alternative therapies that complement conventional medical care, as well as a strong interest in the integration of alternative medicine into primary care training. Dr. Schiller is the recipient of several awards including the Park-Davis Award for Teaching Medicine.