Ali Attaie, DDS
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Dentistry
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
Dr. Attaie is as an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Dentistry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He maintains a hospital pediatric dental surgery practice and serves on the Mount Sinai Hospital Cleft and Craniofacial Team. Dr. Attaie is the Director Emeritus of the Division of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Residency Program at Mount Sinai Hospital which he led from 2009 to 2014.
Dr. Attaie has a great interest in increasing access to oral health care services. He co-founded the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Dental Clinic which is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care at no cost to patients. Dr. Attaie is also the co-founder and president of Hellosmile, a network of pediatric dental and orthodontic centers across New York City with over 45,000 annual visits. Hellosmile's primary mission is to improve access to dental services. Dr. Attaie has published numerous articles and book chapters on genetics of dental and craniofacial development, pediatric dental medicine, healthcare management, design thinking and social entrepreneurship. He is a consultant to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the Healthfirst clinical quality board.
Dr. Attaie's clinical foci include early childhood caries, pediatric sedation and management, pain management, pediatric dentofacial trauma, pediatric hospital dentistry and dental surgery, cleft lip and palate, ectodermal dysplasia, pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, interceptive orthodontics, school based oral health, dental treatment of children with developmental delay and special needs, pediatric oral health in medical education and workforce and access to care for pediatric oral health.
In the News:
Dr. Attaie’s contribution to the story about the repair of cleft lip and palate of a newborn in time for Christmas.
Dr. Attaie is recognized in the Spring issue of the UCSF Magazine for social entrepreneurial approach towards solving the problem of access care oral health care in the pediatric population.
American Board of Pediatric Dentisty
- Amelogenesis Imperfecta
- Craniofacial Anomalies
- Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
- Early Childhood Caries
- Ectodermal Dysplasia
- Molar Incisor Hypomineralization
- Oral-Facial Clefts
- Pediatric Aesthetic Dentistry - Zirconia Crowns
- Pediatric Dental Surgery/Hospital Dentistry
- Pediatric Silver Mediated Atraumatic Restorative Treatment
- Pediatric Sleep Apnea
Residency, Dentistry Pediatric, Lutheran Medical Center
Burow L, Attaie AB. Changing How We Care: Innovating the Dental Care Experience for Underserved Communities in New York City. Touchpoint: The Journal of Service Design 2012 January; 3(3).
Attaie A. Access to care: unresolved challenges and call for solutions. Mouth: Journal of the American Student Dental Association 2002;(Winter): 28.
Bikhazi PH, Roeder E, Attaie A, Lalwani AK. Familial paragangliomas: the emerging impact of molecular genetics on evaluation and management. American Journal of Otology 1999 September;: 639-643.
Lalwani AK, Luxford WM, Mhatre AN, Attaie A, Wilcox ER, Castelein CM. A new locus for nonsyndromic hereditary hearing impariment, DFNA17, maps to chromosome 22 and represents a gene for cochleosaccular degeneration [letter]. American Journal of Human Genetics 1999 January;: 318-323.
Lalwani AK, Attaie A, Randolph FT, Deshmukh D, Wang C, Mhatre A, Wilcox E. Point mutation in the MITF gene causing Waardenburg syndrome type II in a three-generation Indian family. American Journal of Medical Genetics 1998 December;: 406-409.
Attaie A, Kim E, Wilcox ER, Lalwani AK. A splice-site mutation affecting the paired box of PAX3 in a three generation family with Waardenburg syndrome type 1. Molecular and Cellular Probes 1997 June;: 233-236.
Wang C, Kim E, Attaie A, Smith TN, Wilcox ER, Lalwani AK. A PAX3 polymorphism (T315K) in a family exhibiting Waardenburg Syndrome type 2. Molecular and Cellular Probes 1998 February;: 55-57.
A five-generation family with late-onset progressive hereditary hearing impairment due to cochleosaccular degeneration. Audiology and Neuro-Otology 1997 May-June;: 139-154.
Bikhazi PH, Roeder E, Attaie A, Lalwani AK. Familial paragangliomas: the emerging impact of molecular genetics on evaluation and management. The American journal of otology 1999 Sep; 20(5).
Lalwani AK, Luxford WM, Mhatre AN, Attaie A, Wilcox ER, Castelein CM. A new locus for nonsyndromic hereditary hearing impairment, DFNA17, maps to chromosome 22 and represents a gene for cochleosaccular degeneration. American journal of human genetics 1999 Jan; 64(1).
Lalwani AK, Attaie A, Randolph FT, Deshmukh D, Wang C, Mhatre A, Wilcox E. Point mutation in the MITF gene causing Waardenburg syndrome type II in a three-generation Indian family. American journal of medical genetics 1998 Dec; 80(4).
Bikhazi PH, Lalwani AK, Kim EJ, Bikhazi N, Attaie A, Slattery WH, Jackler RK, Brackmann DE. Germline screening of the NF-2 gene in families with unilateral vestibular schwannoma. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1998 Jul; 119(1).
Wang C, Kim E, Attaie A, Smith TN, Wilcox ER, Lalwani AK. A PAX3 polymorphism (T315K) in a family exhibiting Waardenburg Syndrome type 2. Molecular and cellular probes 1998 Feb; 12(1).
Attaie A, Kim E, Wilcox ER, Lalwani AK. A splice-site mutation affecting the paired box of PAX3 in a three generation family with Waardenburg syndrome type I (WS1). Molecular and cellular probes 1997 Jun; 11(3).
Lalwani AK, Linthicum FH, Wilcox ER, Moore JK, Walters FC, San Agustin TB, Mislinski J, Miller MR, Sinninger Y, Attaie A, Luxford WM. A five-generation family with late-onset progressive hereditary hearing impairment due to cochleosaccular degeneration. Audiology & neuro-otology; 2(3).
Shi L, Luo C, Ahmed MK, Attaie AB, Ye X. Novel mutations in EVC cause aberrant splicing in Ellis-van Creveld syndrome. Molecular genetics and genomics : MGG 2016 Apr; 291(2).