Dr. Waseem Mir is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine and currently
maintains an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor in both the Department
of Medicine and Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is an active
faculty member of the Rheumatology Divison at Mount Sinai and Lenox Hill Hospital
and continues to teach in the residency and fellowship training programs.
Dr. Mir completed his fellowship training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New
York. Prior to his fellowship, he received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors
from New York University, NY and his Medical Degree from SUNY Health Science Center
at Brooklyn, NY.
He then completed Internal Medicine Residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, NY. As a strong
proponent of evidence based eastern medicine in combination with modern rheumatology,
Dr. Mir provides a unique rheumatology practice. In addition, his “overwhelming
compassion” and individualized attention sets him apart in the practice of medicine.
He also has a strong academic background and affiliation which allows him to work
closely with top specialists in New York and provide comprehensive patient care.
His patients are usually well informed about their diseases and treatment options.
Towards this end, Dr. Mir has setup a blog on his website with periodic articles
on various topics in order to keep his patients updated. His professional affiliations
include the American College of Rheumatology, Long Island Bone Association, and
Long Island Rheumatology Association.