Ariel Pablos-Mendez, MD, PhD

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, MD, PhD

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, MD, PhD

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622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Insurances Accepted

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare

About Ariel Pablos-Mendez, MD, PhD

Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez is Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center where he was a fellow working on MDRTB in NY and around the world. He also worked as Director of Knowledge Management at WHO (Geneva, CH) and Managing Director for International Health at The Rockefeller Foundation (New York, NY). In 2011, Dr. Pablos was appointed by President Obama (with US Senate consent) to lead USAID’s bureau for Global Health. Dr. Pablos is a board-certified internist with over 100 publications, and has served in various boards and international commissions. He received his MD from the University of Guadalajara's School of Medicine and his MPH from Columbia University.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Depression
  • Emphysema
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Ulcer Disorders

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • 2005    Head of WHO's Delegation. World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS).
  • 2011    Nominated by President Obama (March 10th) and Confirmed by the US Senate (June 30th) to the position of Assistant Administrator for Global Health at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Washington, DC.
  • 2012    Honored as Global Health and Diplomacy Champion. NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony. New York, NY. September 27, 2012.
  • 2013    Commissioner.  Lancet Commission on Investing in Health (co-chaired by Larry Summers and Dean Jamison).  London, UK. 2012-2013.
  • 2013    Head of USG Delegation. Third World Forum on Human Resources for Health.
  • 2014    Fray Antonio Alcalde Award. City Hospital and University of Guadalajara, 2014.
  • 2017    Commencement Speaker. School of Public Health. University of Guadalajara Center Tonala, Jal. México. February 8th, 2017.
  • Recife, Brazil; Nov. 10-13, 2013.
  • Tunis, Tunisia; November 16-18, 2005.


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