Ravinder Mamtani   Professor of Population Health Sciences

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  • +1 646 962 4950

Ravinder Mamtani, MD, is a specialist in occupational and general preventive medicine, public health, integrative medicine, and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Mamtani is a Professor of Population Health Sciences (formerly Healthcare Policy and Research), Professor of Medicine (Center for Global Health) and Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Population Health, and Lifestyle Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q). 

Prior to joining WCM-Q in 2007, Dr. Mamtani was a Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York Medical College and a physician at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, where he also served as the Section Chief of Complementary Medicine and Medical Director of Occupational Medicine Center. He has several years of clinical experience in utilizing complementary and lifestyle medicine in the treatment of chronic diseases such as chronic pain, arthritis, certain mental health conditions, obesity, dyslipidemia  and gastrointestinal problems. He also provided clinical occupational medicine services to corporate employees.

Dr. Mamtani developed and directed the Master of Public Health (MPH) in International Health and the Diploma in Tropical Medicine programs while at New York Medical College. At WCM-Q, he has developed various innovative public health programs. He has also won several teaching awards during his career.

Dr. Mamtani is a diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in the specialties of general preventive medicine and public health, and occupational medicine. Additionally, he is US Board certified in Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. He has been an invited speaker on several occasions on various topics in the US and abroad and published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Mamtani has edited books and several chapters on topics such as complementary medicine, lifestyle medicine, and Healthcare in the Gulf Cooperation Council States. 

Dr. Mamtani serves or has served on many government, hospital, and medical school committees. He is a member of the prestigious New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct and is the past chair of the Global Educational Exchange in Medicine and the Health Professions (GEMx) Advisory Committee. GEMx is a service of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates in Philadelphia, US, a world leader in promoting quality healthcare. In the State of Qatar, he serves on some government and healthcare system sponsored committees and is an honorary consultant in public health for the Ministry of Public Health. 

Research Projects

  • Tetanus and Malaria 1976- 78
  • Work-Related Diseases among NYC Sanitation Workers 1984- 88
  • Medical Education- Nutrition and Cancer curriculum for students 1990- 95
  • Profile of Cancer Patients – Calvary Hospital 1985-86
  • Articles/chapters on complementary medicine 1995- 2017
  • Non-communicable diseases (obesity, diabetes, road traffic injuries) shisha smoking, Zika virus, complementary medicine in Qatar, meta-analysis and COVID19 2008-present
  • Edited two books and wrote chapters; 1) Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in the GCC States, 2018, Pub Georgetown University 2) Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management, Pub: Springer, 2008 

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  • Research Projects

    • Tetanus and Malaria 1976- 78
    • Work-related diseases among NYC Sanitation Workers 1984- 88
    • Medical Education- Nutrition and cancer curriculum for students 1990- 95
    • Profile of Cancer Patients – Calvary Hospital 1985-86
    • Clinical trials – on Calcium Polycarbophil 1988-89
    • Articles / chapters on complementary medicine 1995- 2017
    • Non-communicable diseases (obesity, diabetes, road traffic injuries, Shisha smoking, Zika virus, complementary medicine in Qatar, lifestyle medicine, COVID19 (2008-present)
    • Edited two books and wrote chapters; 1) Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in GCC States, 2018, Pub Georgetown University 2) Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management, Pub: Springer, 20

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  • Ravinder Mamtani

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  • ram2026@qatar-med.cornell.edu