Joseph Mathew, MD

Joseph Mathew, MD

Graduation Date: 2004
United States
Mount Sinai West Hospital, New York, NY
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit

For years, Joseph Mathew, MD ’04, has not only enjoyed working in New York City—just a stone’s throw from where he grew up—but getting to know and treating his fellow New Yorkers.

The complexion of his position when the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic arrived on the Big Apple’s doorstep in March 2020. The director of the medical intensive care unit at Mount Sinai West Hospital, Dr. Mathew called it “an honor” to provide care for these patients when they needed it most.

SGU News caught up with Dr. Mathew as he and his colleagues combatted the COVID-19 pandemic, explaining how the hospital’s preparation assisted in addressing the virus and the numerous roles that each had to play.


Published November 2020

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