Dr. Ora Pearlstein’s interest in medicine began with a love of biology while completing her Bachelor of Arts at Barnard College in New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and receiving the Constance Von Wahl Award for Excellence in Biology. Dr. Pearlstein graduated from The University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1995, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, a hospital of Harvard Medical School, and became board certified in Internal Medicine in 1998.
After completing her residency, Dr. Pearlstein joined the faculty at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University where she was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and served as the course director of the Introduction to Clinical Practice course for medical students. Dr. Pearlstein also worked as a clinician and educator at Long Island College Hospital, before joining Downtown Primary Care and the faculty at New York University Langone Medical Center, as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Internal Medicine.
As a concierge physician, Dr. Pearlstein enjoys being able to focus on patient-centered care and promoting wellness and a healthy lifestyle. She has been practicing medicine in New York for 25 years and is recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, New York Super Doctor, and an Exceptional Woman in Medicine.