Avir Mitra

Avir Mitra, MD

About Me

Avir Mitra, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine.   He also  serves as the Assistant Program Director, at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. Prior to this, he served as Clerkship Site Director for Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. Mitra is currently part of an NIH funded study investigating home-based tele-rehabilitation for COPD patients presenting to the Emergency Department. He is a sitting member of the ACEP Communications Committee and has lectured across the country on various topics within Emergency Medicine. He is a contributing editor at Radiolab and has produced health and science stories for outlets such as NPR, WHYY, and Vice.

Dr. Mitra received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and completed medical school at the Drexel University College of Medicine, where he served as student body president. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency in 2018 at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. Mitra enjoys sharing his interest in health and medicine with residents, students and the general public.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medical Education