Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Group has announced that Dr. Jonathan Aviv Golani has joined the practice in the field of internal medicine.

Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Golani is passionate about the science of healthcare and making positive impacts on patients’ lives, according to a Mountainside press release.

“Being a primary care physician allows me to practice well-rounded medicine, collaborate with specialists in every field, and develop longstanding relationships with my patients,” Golani said in the release.

Golani chose to pursue healthcare so he can work with individuals to make a direct, positive impact on their lives, the release said.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Golani to Mountainside Medical Group,” chief executive officer Tim O’Brien said in the release. “Our commitment is to the community and by expanding our physician network, we are better equipped to provide the highest level of quality care to area residents.”

Golani received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York and completed his internal medicine residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York, the release said. Golani was a medical emergency technician in Weehawken and a medical volunteer with Proyecto Peru. Golani has also served as an emergency room research associate in Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Golani will temporarily see patients at 1129 Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell before moving to his new location at 311 Bay Avenue in Glen Ridge. New patients are welcome. Visit the Mountainside Medical Group website to make an appointment, or call 973-429-6864. Virtual care and in-person visits are available.