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INTERESTS

  • Preventative Health and Education

  • Women's Health

  • Diabetes & Hypertension 

  • Depression & Anxiety

  • Allergies/Asthma

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

DR.Lobina kalam md

BOARD CERTIFIED INTERNIST

Providing Care in Long Island City, Queens

Dr. Lobina Kalam, MD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has practiced Internal Medicine for over twelve years, specializing in upper respiratory tract infections, diabetes, hypertension, depression and anxiety. Dr. Kalam attended Bryn Mawr College and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Biology major and Psychology minor. She earned her medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kalam has done both clinical and bench research in Medicine, specifically in Asthma and Allergies. She was accepted to Brigham and Women's Hospital Fellowship program for Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Harvard Medical School. She earned an honorary distinguished fellow certificate for the field of Cardiology in 2007 and held the position of Assistant Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein School of Medicine from 2015-2017. Additionally, Dr. Kalam has worked internationally, at BIRDEM hospital, in Bangladesh while a medical student at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. She provided care to the poorest, most underserved community of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Kalam grew up locally in Astoria after immigrating at the age of five and is excited to be practicing in Long Island City. In her spare time, Dr. Kalam enjoys writing and painting. She is a twice published author in poetry, with her last book entitled "Gossamer." She is a talented fine oil painter of both still-life and expressionist art. She is a fellow Queens resident, a world traveler who has visited over thirty countries, a foodie who enjoys cooking and practicing yoga in her leisure.

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CREDENTIALS

SPECIALTY: Internal Medicine

EDUCATION: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine

Undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College

RESIDENCY: Beth Israel Medical Center

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION: NY Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College

LANGUAGES: English, Bengali