Dr. MARY JO DiMILIA
Mary Jo DiMilia, M.D. practices both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Manhattan, New York. Dr. DiMilia is on staff at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, is the founder and former director of the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program and currently holds faculty positions as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. DiMilia is bringing new evidence-based, adjunctive treatment for cancer patients through the use of “repurposed” or “off-label” prescription medications combined with vitamins and supplements. Each patient’s protocol is comprehensive and personalized with scientific evidence to support its use. The repurposed prescription medications will make cancer more sensitive to radiation and chemotherapy, in addition to enhancing the metabolic approach to deprive cancer cells and increasing cancer cell apoptosis (death of cells). Dr. DiMilia was a consultant for Care Oncology. The Care Oncology protocol originates from London where it has been studied for over five years and has significantly extended the median life expectancy for cancer patients.
Dr. DiMilia’s practice consists of Comprehensive Concierge Medicine, Urgent Care, Primary Care, Nutrition for all ages, Mind Body Medicine, and Integrative Medicine which combines the best of conventional and complementary medicine. Her formal pursuit of Integrative Medicine has been through continuing medical education programs at Columbia and Harvard Universities. She is a graduate of Seton Hall University and St. George’s University School of Medicine and is the Past President of St. George’s University School of Medicine Alumni Association.
Dr. DiMilia serves as the on-air talent representing Mount Sinai for CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, WPIX, FOX, and their affiliates. Her medical expertise is often sought on cutting edge medical research concerning emerging illnesses and chronic health issues. Dr. DiMilia has been a consultant for Weight Watchers and other nutritional companies; adult and pediatric vitamins/supplements.
Dr. DiMilia is regularly quoted in the NY Times, Daily News, Parent Magazine, Child, Redbook, Self, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, WebMD and many other national publications. She has worked with World Trade Center – 9/11 First Responders including police officers and firemen and serves as medical advisor for the Cystinosis Foundation of NJ, was involved with UNICEF’s Happiness Project for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to hurricane Ivan in Grenada, and clinical research (co-principal investigator for NIH funded grant to investigate new technology for pain management and wound/injury healing).