Wasilah Suleiman, MD, an Internist with Mount Sinai, Jackson Heights

Get to know Internist Dr. Wasilah Suleiman, who serves patients in Jackson Heights, New York.

A devoted internist, Dr. Suleiman is in practice at Mount Sinai, Jackson Heights, and serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her clinical focus is to provide primary care to the culturally and socioeconomically diverse patient population that Mount Sinai Queens serves. Her clinical interests include preventive medicine, cancer screening and the treatment and management of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and elevated lipid and cholesterol levels. Her additional clinical interests include obesity management and smoking cessation.

Drawing upon her own culturally diverse background, she has formed a connection to the community she serves. She feels that her understanding of how different cultures approach health and healing will translate into improved outcomes for her patients. She finds the diagnosis and treatment of patient conditions rewarding and she values the long term relationships she forms with her patients. Her goal is to help her patients achieve better health and to help them maintain it.

With a broad educational background, Dr. Suleiman received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico where she graduated magna cum laude and was honored with an academic excellence award. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University District Hospital and the Puerto Rico Medical Center.

Passionate about her profession, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

On a more personal note, Dr. Suleiman is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Learn More about Dr. Wasilah Suleiman:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3689802-Wasilah-Suleiman-Internist or through Mount Sinai, Jackson Heights, https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/wasilah-suleiman

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