Mark Schlesinger, MD

Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Hackensack University Medical Center 

Mark D. Schlesinger, M.D. - Kula for Karma Board of Directors

Dr. Schlesinger is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Hackensack University Medical Center and serves on many of its boards and board committees.  Additionally, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundations Board of Trustees.  Through the years, he has been extensively involved in fundraising and chairs the Special Events Committee.  Dr. Schlesinger also participates on many committees at the medical center and chairs the Credentials Committee.  Additionally, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists and participates on the Quality Committee of Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey. 

Dr. Schlesinger received his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in biochemistry and biology from Bowdoin College in 1978 and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School in 1982.  He first came to the medical center as an attending physician in 1986 after completing his fellowship in cardiovascular anesthesia and critical care medicine at New York University Medical Center.  He has been a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Bergen County Medical Society, Medical Society of New Jersey, New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists, and the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Schlesinger enjoys a wide variety of other interests; from computers to playing the piano. He resides in Wyckoff, NJ and New York City.