Dr. Jackowitz received his undergraduate degree from Emory University (Atlanta, GA) and his medical degree from NOVA University (Miami, FL). After completing a residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, NY), he began working as a hospitalist before going into primary care in Westchester, NY. In 2001 he became the Director of Clinical Affairs for Imaging For Life/Imaging Heart in NYC where he helped pioneer non-invasive coronary angiography. In 2010 he helped launch Lower Manhattan Cancer Center and implemented his Healthy Lifestyles program to help cancer patients understand and incorporate wellness into their everyday lives. He was the house doctor for the New York City Opera and the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center and as a certified group exercise instructor/personal trainer, he taught step, aerobics, and dance at Equinox Fitness Centers in NYC. He currently teaches dance fitness at the Maui YMCA.
In addition to his extensive medical practice, Dr. Jackowitz has a robust career as a Tony-Award winning theater producer and has relocated to Maui to work on a new musical, The Hawaiian Goddess, about Pele and her sister, Hi’iaka.