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Talat Almukhtar, MD-MPH

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine for Medical Oncology Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine for Hematology

Dr. Talat Almukhtar, MD-MPH is a Hematologist and Medical Oncologist. He received
his medical degree from Baghdad University College of Medicine. He completed his
internal medicine residency at the University of Central Florida. His hematology and
oncology fellowship was completed at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute.

Dr. Almukhtar is an active member of several medical societies and has been
published and presented multiple times throughout his career. Before joining
residency, he worked as a research assistant for the University of South Florida
College of Public Health. After receiving his Master’s degree in Epidemiology, he
worked as an Epidemiologist for the Jaeb Center for Health Research in Tampa,
Florida where he designed, developed, and implemented clinical trials and
observational studies in relation to diabetic retinopathy and related conditions.

Certifications & Awards

  • Certificate of the open school of The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
  • Certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Certificate of the National Board of Public Health Examiners
  • William Fullbright Scholarship, 2007 – 2009, US Department of State



  • Almukhtar T, Hajdenberg J. COVID-19 Thrombosis: Understanding the Negative
    Predictive Value in a Pandemic. Blood (2020) 136 (Supplement 1): 5.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Authors/Writing Committee,
    Bressler SB, Baker CW, Almukhtar T, Bressler NM, Edwards PA, Glassman AR, Scott
    MH. Pilot study of individuals with diabetic macular edema undergoing cataract
    surgery. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;132(2):224-6; PubMed PMID: 24309926.


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