Radeeb Akhtar, MD
Dr. Akhtar was born and raised in New York City, with ongoing pursuits in serving the underserved. He earned his medical degree and master’s in public health from New York Medical College, and then completed his residency at Kaiser Permanente San Diego Family Medicine Residency, where he served as Academic Chief Resident. Dr. Akhtar subsequently completed 1 year fellowship training: Kaiser Permanente Southern California Community Medicine Fellowship Program, where he developed public health and practice improvement projects, alongside training in HIV medicine and Colposcopy. Dr. Akhtar then returned to New York to become a Family Medicine Faculty Attending at the Jamaica Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. In this role, he led curriculum development and ran the RISE Clinic, which is a multidisciplinary clinic providing HIV primary care and Hepatitis C management. Dr. Akhtar was hired as the Associate Program Director for the Mount Sinai Downtown Residency Program in Urban Family Medicine, and is now its current Program Director. Dr. Akhtar’s interests include medical education and teaching, diversity equity and inclusion in healthcare and the work place, community engagement, mental health, women’s health, care for marginalized populations, HIV and Hepatitis C management, LGBTQ health, office based procedures, point of care ultrasound, and inpatient medicine.
- The Mount Sinai Hospital