Dr. C. Ranjan Nath MD at the 2018 MSNBC TV HOPE Global Forums Thought-Leadership
Dr. C. Ranjan Nath, MD is one of the nation's leading endocrinologists with over 25 years of clinical experience and offices across the Hudson Valley in both Westchester County and Dutchess County, NY. In 2005, Dr. C. Ranjan Nath, MD founded the Diabetes & Metabolism Center at Phelps Memorial Hospital, thereafter taking the reigns as Medical Director and Chief of Endocrinology. In assembling a team of distinguished physicians under his leadership, Dr. Nath has been instrumental in the strategic expansion of the center, establishing one of the nation's largest diabetic patient bases and tending to the cardiometabolic complications of well over twenty thousand unique endocrine patients.
Additionally, Dr. Nath serves as a senior attending physician at Phelps Memorial Hospital and acts as a consultant to Mt. Sinai Beth Israel hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Nath is an esteemed Founding Faculty Member of the Family Medicine Residency Program at New York Medical College and has also been immersed in actively mentoring and educating the next generation of physicians at Weil Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. C. Ranjan Nath attended India's premier medical school, Kasturba Medical College of India and thereafter completed his Residency & Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Dr. Nath holds Dual Board Certification in both Internal Medicine as well as Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Endocrinology and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Prior to practicing on the Upper East Side for over 10 years with a primary medical office on Park Avenue, Dr. Nath served as the Director of the Lipid Clinic at one of the world's foremost biomedical research institutions: Rockefeller University in- New York, New York.
Noted for the broad scope and depth of his vast medical expertise, Dr. Nath's distinguished background and cardiovascular oriented medical research at Rockefeller University's Lipid Clinic has facilitated the expansion of his celebrated medical practice which extends far beyond the realm of solely endocrinology and deep into the field of cardiology as well. Dr.Nath has presented his works of scholarship both at the national and international level and is also published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.
A key opinion leader in the fields of both endocrinology and cardiology, Dr. Nath serves as a senior consultant and national speaker to many of the world's largest biopharmaceutical companies. He has played an integral role in the national product launches of several blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drugs including Pfizer’s Lipitor and AstraZeneca’s Crestor, as well as numerous renowned anti-diabetic drugs including Merck’s Januvia and Sanofi’s long-acting insulin pen Lantus. Dr. Nath frequently travels across the U.S. raising awareness and lecturing extensively on Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension and Metabolic Syndrome.
On June 18th, 2009, the American Diabetes Association in conjunction with Westchester County New York’s Board of Legislators, honored Dr. Nath at the Tappan Hill Mansion, presenting him with a lifetime achievement award and his very own day, “Dr. Nath Day”, to be celebrated annually on June 19th in Westchester County, New York, thereby commemorating his vast contributions to society as a preeminent physician, community leader and philanthropist. With the gala moderated by CBS News Anchor Mary Calvi, esteemed dignitaries and ADA donors in attendance included NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Judge Jeanine Pirro, both of whom expressed vehement support for Dr. Nath’s unremitting championing of the fight against the global diabetes epidemic. Dr. Nath was also the American Diabetes Association 2009 recipient of the prestigious Father of the Year Award acknowledging his exemplary service to the community while concurrently balancing family and a demanding professional life.
Dr. Nath has garnered widespread recognition for his vast contributions to society as a distinguished medical doctor, scholar, educator, author and philanthropist. He has appeared on various national media outlets including CBS News, ABC News and NBC News as a featured medical expert. He is listed in the Marquis’s Who’s Who in the World, Marquis’s Who’s Who in America in Medicine and Healthcare as well as the 2007-2017 Editions of The Top Physicians in America. As a testament to his loyal patient base, Dr. Nath was named the 2012-2013 recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award, the 2013-2014 recipient of the Most Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award and most recently, the 2017 recipient of the Hudson Valley's Favorite Doc Award.