Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH

Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH

WebMD Senior Medical Director Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor and an Advisory Board Member of Medscape Internal Medicine.

At WebMD, Cassoobhoy is on the medical team responsible for ensuring all WebMD health information is correct and current. She oversees the national network of doctors that reviews content across the web site and works with the editorial teams that create it. This includes news, special reports, WebMD Magazine, videos, mobile applications, tools, and health reference material.   

Cassoobhoy is a media spokesperson for WebMD and Medscape. This includes:

  • Online interviews including the Boston Herald, Huffington Post, Medscape, Mic, Popsugar, Prevention, Reader's Digest, Refinery 29, Shape, Thrillist, and The List
  • Blogs 
  • Social media including Reddit AMA, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • WebMD and Medscape Videos
  • Speaking engagements including workshops, panels, and podcasts

Cassoobhoy sees patients at the Clarkston Community Health Center and serves on the Emory School of Medicine Alumni Board.

Cassoobhoy is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in medical anthropology. She received an MD/MPH joint degree scholarship from the Emory University Medical School and the Rollins School of Public Health. Cassoobhoy went on to complete a primary care internal medicine residency at Emory University.  

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