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David DeLaet

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  • B.S., Miami University

  • University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital

  • M.P.H., Columbia University School of Public Health


    Dr. DeLaet earned his bachelor's degree in Zoology at Miami University in 1991. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1995, he completed a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 1999. He was then a clinical fellow in General Internal Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, earning a Master of Public Health degree from the Columbia University School of Public Health in 2001. He currently practices primary care medicine at the Internal Medicine Associates Practice.


  • 2013 -
    Fellow of the Institute for Medical Education at Mount Sinai
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • 2007 - 2008
    The Horace L. Hodes Pediatric Attending of the Year Award
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


Obesity in Adults

Obesity and minority health

Transition of Adolescents and Young Adults

With special health care needs from the pediatric-oriented to the adult oriented medical home.


Pilapil M, DeLaet D. Health risk behaviors in adolescents and young adults with special healthcare needs.. Curr Opin Pediatr 2015; 27(1): 132-137.

DeLaet DE, Arterburn DE, Flum DR. Obesity. Clin Evid 2004; 12: 1-4.

Shaw T, DeLaet DE. Transition of Adolescents to Young Adulthood for Vulnerable Populations. Pediatr Rev 2010; 12(31): 497-505.

Arterburn DE, DeLaet DE, Schauer DP. Obesity. Clin Evid 2006; 15: 1-2.

Mazzefi M, Lin H, Flynn B, O'Connell T, DeLaet DE. Hypothyroidism and the risk of lower extremity arterial disease. Vascular Health and Risk Management 2010;(6): 957-962.

DeLaet DE, Schauer DP. Obesity in adults. Clin Evid (online) 2010;(02): 0604.

DeLaet DE, Shea S , Carrasquillo O . Receipt of Preventive Services Among Privately Insured Minorities in Managed Care versus Fee-for-service Insurance Plans. J Gen Intern Med 2002; 17(6): 451-457.

Industry Relationships

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.

Dr. DeLaet did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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.

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