Dr. Zachary Koretz grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2011 with a BSc in Biochemistry. At UCSB, Dr. Koretz volunteered with Doctors Without Walls/Santa Barbara Street Medicine and assisted on mission trips to Mexico with Aeromèdicos. In 2013 he began medical school at Tulane University and concurrently completed a master's in public health with a concentration in Epidemiology from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. During his time in New Orleans, he helped to establish the Luke’s House Eye Clinic: a free community eye clinic for underserved and undocumented patients in New Orleans. Dr. Koretz graduated first in his class and earned awards including the School of Medicine Dean’s Award for superior academic performance, and the university-wide Tulane 34 award for academic excellence, service and leadership. He was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society during his junior year and served as president of the medical student body. Zachary is a magician member of The Magic Castle/Academy of Magical Arts in Hollywood, CA, and in his free time he loves photography, cooking, and exploring Pittsburgh with his wife Kirsten and their 2 dogs.