Nabeel Wahid MDInternal Medicine Resident Physician, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Dr. Nabeel Wahid is currently an Internal Medicine Resident Physician in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital where he a member of the Cornell Center for Health Equity. He is a recipient of the Weill Cornell Dean's Diversity and Healthcare Disparity Research Award grant, supporting his research on the impact of the Affordable Care Medicaid Expansion on disparities in liver diseases. Dr. Wahid received his B.S. in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from University of California, Los Angeles. He later obtained his M.D. from University of California, Irvine, where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and was the recipient of the Gustave D. Suffin, MD Department of Medicine Award. He previously worked with Teach for America, a non-profit organization aimed at eliminating educational inequity in public schools, through which he obtained his M.A. in Secondary Education and was a full-time high school biology teacher in the South Bronx neighborhood of New York City.
After completing his Internal Medicine residency this June, he will be a Chief Medical Resident at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center prior to pursuing a fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Following fellowship, he hopes to pursue a career as a Transplant Hepatologist at an academic medical center, splitting his time between clinical practice and research. Dr. Wahid’s primary research interests include health disparities in liver transplantation, alcohol-related liver disease, and cost-effective care for liver diseases.