Praveen B. Raju, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and co-Director of the Mount Sinai Pediatric Brain and Spinal Tumor Center. He completed his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he also completed his PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology / Genetics. Following Pediatrics residency training at Babies & Children’s Hospital of New York / Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, he completed his Pediatric Neurology Fellowship training at Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai, he served on the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine for 10 years where he received the Caryl & Israel A. Englander Clinical Scholar in Children’s Health Award and also cared for children with neurological issues on the Pediatric Cancer Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, Dr. Raju directs an NIH-funded translational research laboratory focused on improving the outcomes of children afflicted with brain tumors. He is also the Director of the Mount Sinai Pediatric Neurology Residency Program and Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).