Mai Mahmoud, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Consultant Internal Medicine, HMC
Consultant Geriatrics, HMC

 (+974) 4492 8328


University of Kartoum, Kartoum, Sudan 1994

Geriatric Fellow
St.Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, 2004-2005

SUNY Downstate at Brooklyn, 2000-2004



Dr. Mahmoud received her M.B.B.S. degree from the Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum in Khartoum, Sudan in 1994, and continued her training in Sudan before moving to Canada where she completed the licensing exams for both Canada and the US. Subsequently, she completed an internship and residency at State University of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn, New York (2000 - 2004).

Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q), Dr. Mahmoud completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center (University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons) (2004-2005). Her research project was in osteoporosis "Quantitative heel ultrasound (QUS) in hip fracture patients". During her residency and fellowship training, Dr. Mahmoud was involved in the teaching of medical students at SUNY, St.Lukes-Roosvelt (Students from Columbia University). Also, she was a physical exam instructor for students from City College, Sophi Davis in New York City.

Dr. Mahmoud joined WCM-Q in 2006 teaching first, second, and third-year courses and the Medicine Clerkship. In 2008, she was appointed as Director of Introductory Clerkship, and in 2009, as Co-Director Medicine Clerkship. Dr. Mahmoud is American board certified and a consultant of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar. Dr. Mahmoud is a fellow at the American College of Physician and served on a number of international research and organizational committees.

Dr. Mahmoud's research involves medical education, particularly the areas of assessment of clinical competencies and academic integrity. Dr. Mahmoud engaged in other collaborative projects in diabetes mellitus, shisha smoking, and the health of elderly people in Qatar.

Selected Publications

  • Rodriguez-Flores JL, Fuller J, Hackett NR, Salit J, Malek J, Al-Dous E, Chouchane L, Zirie M, Jayoussi A, Mahmoud MA, Crystal RG, Mezey JG. Exome Sequencing of Only Seven Qataris Identifies Potentially Deleterious Variants in the Qatari Population;, PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e47614. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047614. Epub 2012 Nov 6.

  • Strulovici-Barel Y, Salit J, Vincent TL, Shanmugam V, Mezey JG, Al Mulla AM, Sattar HAA, Mahmoud MA, Robay A, Kaner RJ , Harvey BG, Tilley AE, Staudt MR, Walters MS,. Crystal RG. Disordered Lung Biology Associated With Shisha Smoking, American Thoracic Society 2014 available form

  • Gorich G, Siddiqui S, Mahmoud M, Mehdi S, Quinlan E, Matti-Orozco B, Pierson RN, Thornton J, Colt E. Quantitative heel ultrasound(QUS)in hip fracture patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005; 53 Suppl 1:S60

  • Joseph LA, Castro J, Khorrami S, Sennimalai G, Gosuonda P, Deslunukh M, Arora S, Makaryus J, Casulo C, Lingam D, D’Angelo S, Mahmoud M, et al. A cross sectional and longitudinal analysis of systolic and diastolic blood pressure in diabetic patients. Am J Hypertension. 2004; 17(5) Suppl 1:S47