Ravinder Mamtani, MD, is a specialist in occupational and general
preventive medicine, public health, and integrative medicine. Dr.
Mamtani is a Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research and Senior
Associate Dean for Population Health, Capacity Building and Student
Affairs at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q), where he also serves
as the Associate Dean for Admissions.
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 an attending 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 and gastrointestinal problems. He also
evaluated and managed patients with obesity, dyslipidemia, and diabetes,
and provided clinical occupational medicine services to corporate
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 diplomate of the American Board of Preventive
Medicine in the specialties of general preventive medicine and public
health, and occupational 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. He is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of
the Journal of Local and Global Health Perspectives, a peer reviewed
journal committed to advancing and sharing innovative and emerging
evidence based approaches. Dr. Mamtani has authored several books and
chapters on Complementary and Alternate Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.
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 the 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
several government and healthcare system sponsored committees and is an
honorary consultant in public health for the Ministry of Public Health.
- Mamtani R, Stern P, Dawood I and Cheema S. Metals and disease: a global primary health care perspective. J Toxicol. 2011 ; 2011: 319136. Epub 2011 Oct 5.
- ChouchaneL, Mamtani R, Dallol and Sheikh J. Personalized medicine: a patient--centered paradigm. J Transl Med. 2011 Dec 1 ; 9:206.
- Mamtani R, Al Thani, MH, Al Thani Al-Anoud, Sheikh J and Lowenfels A. Motor Vehicle Injuries in Qatar: Time Trends in a Rapidly Developing Middle eastern nation. Injury Prev. 2012 Apr:18(2):130-2. Epub. 2011 Oct 12. BMJ Pub.
- Mamtani R and Lowenfels A. From the Editor’s Desk, Journal of Local and Global Health Perspectives 2013:1.
- Mamtani R, Lowenfels A, Cheema S, Sheikh J. Impact of migrant workers on the Human Development Index. Perspectives in Public Health. 2013 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
- Mamtani R, Lowenfels A, Sheikh J, Cheema S, Al-Hamaq A, Matthis S, El-Nahas K, Maisonneuve P. Adolescent Prediabetes in a High Risk Country. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. JRSM Open August 2014 vol. 5 no. 8 2054270414536550.
- Gerber L, Mamtani R, Murphy M, Chiu YL, Cheema S and Verjee M. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among midlife Arab women living in Qatar. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (WHO). EMHJ • Vol. 20 No. 9 • 2014
- Mamtani R, Cheema S, MacRae B, Alrouh H, Lopez T, ElHajj M and Mahfoud Z. Herbal and Nutritional Supplement Use Among College Students in Qatar. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (WHO). EMHJ • Vol. 21 No. 1 • 2015.