Dr. Khalid Mahmood joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He was born and raised in Pakistan. He received his medical degree from Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan in 2012. He completed his one-year internship following graduation and also received one year post graduate training in internal medicine in his home country, before moving to the United States. Prior to starting residency, he worked in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan as a hand hygiene observer and data collector in a quality improvement project to improve compliance of the healthcare workers with hand washing and to reduce the spread of infections. While working on the QI project, he was also provided with an opportunity to work on a research project with the Department of Infectious Diseases. He completed his residency at Nuvance Health, Vassar Brothers Medical Center (VBMC), Poughkeepsie, NY prior to joining the division in 2022.
Dr. Mahmood has had varied interests and participated in many projects during his training. He enjoyed teaching and working with both medical students and residents. He was provided an opportunity to present at the Internal Medicine Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC). He regularly attended weekly Journal Clubs and was provided with an opportunity to present articles. During his training, he worked on developing a study to determine if ADA guideline-based therapy is prescribed to patients with Type II DM in the outpatient setting. He also remained a member of the Nuvance Health Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Committee during his training. His current areas of interest are general internal medicine with focus on inpatient care with special interest in HemOnc. He enjoys spending time with friends and family. Outside of medicine his hobbies include cricket, reading, travelling, and watching movies. He looks forward to providing care for his patients as a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine.