Dr. Mirjana Petrovic Elbaz joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine in July 2023. She was born and raised in Negotin, Serbia where she graduated from high school in 2007. After graduating from high school, she enrolled in medical school at University of Belgrade, Serbia. She received her medical degree in 2013 from University of Belgrade – Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia. During medical school, she was interested in research, and she presented her research projects at Student Conference of Biomedical Science with international participation. One of her student projects examined functional significance of intermediate stenosis of non-culprit coronary artery lesions.
She completed her internship in Clinical Center of Serbia, University of Belgrade and worked as a physician in Cardiology Critical Care Unit, Clinical Center of Serbia prior to starting residency training in New York. Dr. Petrovic Elbaz completed her internship and residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Bronx, New York. During her residency she enjoyed teaching medical students and working in research group with residents. She continued her education in Internal Medicine serving as PGY4 Chief resident at Jacobi Medical Center/North Central Bronx Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Internal Medicine residency program prior to joining the Division of Hospital Medicine. Her key interests include general inpatient medicine with special interest in cardiovascular diseases and clinical research. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family in the nature, biking and traveling. She looks forward to providing care for her patients and teaching students and residents as a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine.