Barry Zisholtz grew up in Cedarhurst New York and attended Jewish Day School through High School. He then went to college at the University of Michigan and majored in Zoology and Hebrew literature. He then attended medical school at New York Medical College and did his residency in urology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Barry is married with four children and after his residency they moved to Atlanta Georgia where they have been for the last 29 years. He has been very active over the years and in the community both in the synagogue in the day schools and in the high school.