Biosketch for Mahmud Ahmad Rajabalee, M.B.BCh, F.R.C.P.C.

Dr. Mahmud A. Rajabalee is Chief of Internal Medicine at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) in Ontario, Canada. The CKHA is a 200 + bed community hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies, top-flight operational performance and is a point of healthcare of choice in Southwestern Ontario. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, Ontario, and as such is involved in the training of medical residents during their clinical rotations at CKHA. In his capacity as Chief of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rajabalee oversees the urgent coronary artery disease, transient ischemic attack and stroke prevention clinics using a team approach. His outpatient team provides timely screening and management of patients with CNCD (preventable related conditions of type II diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular diseases) that include counseling about diet and lifestyle modification and necessary testing. His practice encompasses General Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Hyperacute Stroke Care and Cardiology. Dr. Rajabalee attended Royal College of Curepipe secondary school. He received his M.B.BCh and completed an internship from Ain Shams University Hospital in Cairo, Egypt. He then completed an internal medicine residency at the Faculté de l’Université de Tours, in Tours, France. After practicing in Mauritius and Saudi Arabia as an internist and an endocrinologist, he pursued an internal medicine residency at the University of Toronto.  He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) since 2010 and a Member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Rajabalee grew up in Rose-Belle, Mauritius. He currently lives in Chatham, Canada. He is married with three children and enjoys soccer, hiking and reading. Dr. Rajabalee Personal Note.