Joint and bone specialist Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum was recently interviewed by ideamensch.com, a website that focuses on entrepreneurs and people that are actively trying to change the world and their surroundings. To those who don’t know about him here’s a brief background on what this amazing doctor has done and why they wanted to interview this impressive doctor.
Having received his undergraduate diploma from Brown University, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum then furthered his studies at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and at the Thomas Jefferson University where he continued training on hip and knee replacement and reconstructive surgery, which became his specialty.
His studies and training gave him the ability to become a lecturer, and his desire to be the best made him publish extensively on joint replacement surgery, helping him create major joint replacement systems that are now used by different doctors. His achievements were recognized by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and he has been a member since 1995.
Today Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is the Chairman of Orthopaedics at Bronxcare Health System and he has had a noteworthy career with experience in operations leadership, process re-engineering, information technology and innovative design. All of which gave him credibility to be chosen to help WebMD, one of the biggest websites with medical information available to the public, as a Community Health Editor.
In this brief interview, he shared with readers a few things about his day-to-day life as well as what he believes are the key points to his success. He mentions that in order to keep a productive day he tries to stay connected to both peers and administration figures to keep himself both up to date with new procedures and technics as well as having a weekly and monthly goals fresh in mind.
He also briefly touched on how e-books have been one of his best recent expenditures and how he recommends a mix of both non-fiction and fiction books to achieve success in his life.
Wrapping up the interview he pointed out his favorite quotes, or phrases to live by such “Don’t regret where you have been if you like where you are” and the most fitting one to his career “I am not in the business of building a better mousetrap; I’m in the business of catching mice“