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About Dr. Hassan

Dr. Dahlia Hassan is an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist at HSS, as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a multitude of rheumatologic diseases, and works closely with patients to navigate complications of their illnesses throughout their lives.

Dr. Hassan graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Behavior. She went on to attend the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. She then returned to New York City, where she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital (Medical Education Track), and subsequently her Rheumatology Fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She has an interest in bioethics, and received a Certificate in Bioethics from Hofstra University. She is also interested in medical education, and has conducted research on interventions for depression and burnout in medical trainees.


Special Expertise

Ankylosing spondylitis
General rheumatology
Inflammatory myositis
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Psoriatic arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Sjogren's syndrome
Still's disease
Systemic lupus erythematosus


Joint Aspiration
Joint Injection
Trigger Finger Injection


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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College


Board Certified in Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


Gold Humanism Honors Society, 2016


Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell


Mount Sinai Hospital, 2018


Mount Sinai Hospital, 2020


New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center, 2022

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Hassan

Selected Journal Articles

Bui AH, Ripp JA, Oh KY, Basloe F, Hassan D, Akhtar S, Leitman IM. The impact of program-driven wellness initiatives on burnout and depression among surgical trainees. Am J Surg. 2020 Feb;219(2):316-321.

Selected Presentations

Hassan, D. et al. Examining the Impact of Trainee Well Being Initiatives on Burnout and Depression in the Mount Sinai Health System. Poster presentation at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) Annual Educational Conference and the Mount Sinai Graduate Medical Education Research Day, 2019.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of March 01, 2023, Dr. Hassan reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.