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Richard Bordowitz

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medical Education
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Family Medicine & Community Health
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  • Family Practice

Training Areas


  • MD, University Hospital (UMDNJ)

  • Residency, Family Practice
    Hunterdon Medical Center

  • Residency, Preventive Medicine
    Wyckoff Heights Hospital

  • Residency, Preventive Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Richard A. Bordowitz, M.D., M.P.H. has been on the faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine since 2005 as a Clinical Instructor. Prior, he was a resident in Mount Sinai's Preventive Medicine residency program. He is dual boarded in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Bordowitz received his B.A. at Rutgers University, his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and his M.P.H. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He volunteered in a clinic in Kenya for two years. He is qualified as an HIV specialist. He currently is on faculty for the division of Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. He is the Course Director of the M.P.H. Journal Club for Health Professionals and Co-director for the Disease Prevention and Public Health class for Non Health Professionals. He is a small group leader for ASM 2. Dr. Bordowitz is medical director of a NIH grant, Building Food Justice in East New York for which Dr. Kimberly Morland is Principal Investigator. Dr. Bordowitz research interest is in clinical Preventive Medicine. He is particularly interested in the use of the Electronic Health Record for Preventive Medicine and Public Health. He has written "The Use of the Electronic Health Record to Improve Documentation and Treatment of Obesity" which has been accepted for publication in Family Medicine.

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. Bordowitz 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.

Insurance Information

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17 East 102 Street
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-360-6965
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Community & Preventive Medicine
17 E 102nd Street
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-824-7603
Fax: 212-360-6965
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