Raymond J. Matta, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I believe that the job of the doctor is twofold: TO CARE and TO SERVE
I care about patients totally, including their physical, mental and social well-being. I serve by promoting wellness strategies, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic medical conditions.

Physician Profile


University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1964
Summa Cum Laude
Medical School
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Doctorate of Medicine 1969
Cum Laude
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Internal Medicine 1970-1971
Harvard University, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Cambridge, MA
Cardiology 1973-1975


New York

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital 1984-present

Hospital Affiliations

Mt. Sinai Hospital

Military Service

Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health 1971-1973

Published Works

Cheung TW, Matta RJ, Neibart E, Hammer G, Chusid E, Sacks HS, Szabo S, Rose D: Intramuscular Pentamidine for the Prevention of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia in Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Clinical Infectious Diseases 1993 16:22-5
Sicular A, Fleshner PR, Cohen LB, Hirschhorn K, Matta RJ: Fanconi anemia and esophageal carcinoma. Gullet 1993 3 60-63
Kornfeld P, Ambinder EP, Matta RJ, Bender A. Papatestas AE, Gross H, Genkins G: Azathioprine Experience in Severe, Generalized, Recalcitrant Myasthenia Gravis. Mt. Sinai J. Med. 52: 347-352 1985


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease