A Board Certified Occupational/Environmental physician, Dr Wilkenfeld has trained Internal medicine and family practice physicians on aspects of occupational and environmental medicine. Dr. Wilkenfeld has acted as occupational medicine consultant to corporations, government agencies and other organizations in the United States and Europe.
He is past-president of the New York Occupational Medicine Association. He has lectured extensively in the field of occupational and environmental medicine and is the author of several articles and book chapters.
Following the attacks on World Trade Center (WTC) attack on 9/11, Dr. Wilkenfeld consulted for a number of government agencies, corporations and community groups on the environmental health impact of the disaster. In this role, he reviewed pre- and post-cleaning data and answered questions regarding potential health effects of contamination with WTC dust. He moderated and participated in community forums designed to answer the health questions of residents and workers. He has evaluated hundreds cases of illness related to the 9/11 disaster. Dr. Wilkenfeld also served on The Environmental Agency's Technical Advisory Task Force.
For his treatment of WTC responders and survivors, Dr. Wilkenfeld has been honored with the Gold Award for providing compassionate care as well as the Friend of The Feal Good Foundation Award in 2014. Dr. Wilkenfeld has been listed as a "best doctor" by Castle Conolly from 2011-2016, and by New York Magazine and Newsday.