Rafael E de la Hoz, MD
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PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
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Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine (Lung)
Research Topics
Aerodigestive Tract, Epidemiology, Imaging, Obesity, Occupational Health, Respiratory
Occupational lung disease, chronic manifestations of inhalation injuries, obstructive and interstitial lung diseases, asbestos- and silica-related lung diseases, WTC-related diseases

MD, Universidad Del Rosario

MPH, Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health

MS, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Internship, Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Residency, Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, University Of British Columbia Faculty Of Medicine

Fellowship, Occupational Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine


Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication

The Joseph F. Cullman, Jr. Institute for Patient Experience


Top Doctor

New York Magazine


Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication

The Joseph F. Cullman, Jr. Institute for Patient Experience


Top Doctor New York Metro Area

Castle Connolly

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. de la Hoz during 2022 and/or 2023. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Other activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership

  • International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH)
  • Teva Denmark
  • Asociación Colombiana de Neumología y Cirugía de Tórax
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH)
  • New York State Workers' Compensation Board NYS WCB)
  • NORA Respiratory Health Cross-Sector Council
  • Genentech, Inc.
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Revista de la Asociación Española de Especialistas en Medicina del Trabajo
  • AstraZeneca
  • Respiratory Research
  • Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.