Joseph C. Dreyfus. Ill, M.D. was a physician in the private practice of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology for more than 43 years in NYC. A graduate of Lehigh University and Columbia University College of Medicine, Dr. Dreyfus was an attending physician at Weill Cornell Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical College. He was Board Certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians and was a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology. Prior to practicing, he worked at the Walter Reed Medical Center Institute of Research, and for the Public Health Research Institute of the City of NY where he performed hematologic, immunologic and enzyme research. He was a past president of the New York County Medical Society and had continued to serve on their Board and Advisory Committees until the time of his death. Dr. Dreyfus was Chairman of the Update Your Medicine program for the Department of Medicine at NY Presbyterian Hospital for more than fifteen years. He had served as a member of the Board of Directors and was an Associate Medical Director to the NYS overseers to the Federal Entitlement Programs for more than fifteen years.
Joe was a compassionate and caring physician, a loving and devoted husband to his wife Susan, an adoring father and grandfather to his four children. Bethany and her wife Abigail, Marc and his wife Annika. Beth and Liam. his four grandchildren. Isabelle, Brendan. Maya and Nina, and a dear brother to Eric and Alan. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Charitable donations can be made in his name to: The Fund for Medicine, In honor of Joseph C. Dreyfus, Department of Medicine, 525 East 68th Street, NY, NY 10021 Attn: Danielle Felman DREYFUS–Joseph C., III, MD, died Saturday, September 26. Loving husband of Susan, father to Marc, Bethany, Elisabeth and William and grandfather of four. Pre-deceased by brothers Eric and Alan. Compassionate physician practicing endocrinology and internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital for 43 years. Services to be held at Griffis Faculty Club, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street on Wednesday, September 30th at 7:30pm. Donations may be made in honor of Joseph C. Dreyfus, III, MD, and sent to the attention of Danielle Felman. Fund for Medicine, Department of Medicine, 525 East 68th Street, NY, NY 10021.
Published in The New York Times on Sept. 29, 2015
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