Dr. Islon Woolf was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and grew up in Toronto, Canada. He attended the University of Toronto where he received several scholarships and honors while completing his undergraduate degree in Biophysics. He graduated medical school at the University of Toronto and moved to Los Angeles to complete his Internal Medicine Internship at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He was then honored with an acceptance to the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine for a residency in Internal Medicine. Following the completion of his Internal Medicine training, Dr. Woolf served as the first Chief Medical Resident at the Cleveland Clinic in Fort Lauderdale where he helped create and admininster the Internal Medicine Residency program.
Dr. Woolf has been in private practice for over fifteen years on Miami Beach. He has been actively involved in teaching the Mount Sinai residents, University of Miami medical students, and Nova Southeastern students. He is board certified in Internal Medicine (click on the following links to understand ABIM - American Board of Internal Medicine certification and verify certification). Furthermore, in 2002, Dr. Woolf was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Physicians denoted by the FACP title at the end of his name (click on the following pdf file to understand what Fellowship denotes).
Dr. Woolf has volunteered as an ‘Expert Internal Medicine Witness’ for the Florida Department of Health and is frequently involved in public lectures and media appearances.
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