Dr. Mansi is originally from Egypt and received his initial medical training in Egypt. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in Cairo, Egypt. He completed a Master Degree (M.S.) in Cardiology, followed by a Doctorate Degree in Cardiology (M.D.) from Ain-Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. Drawn by the opportunity to practice American medicine, he completed an internal medicine residency training at the Mount Sinai Services at Queens Hospital Center, New York, NY, and obtained certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

His diverse career includes practicing in private practice, academic medicine, and military medicine. While at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport (LSUHSCS), he was the Program Director of the Primary Care track Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Medical Director of the Louisiana Rural Health Information Exchange (a network that connected LSUHSCS with 23 rural hospitals through a common electronic medical records interface and provided telemedicine consultations for the rural hospitals).

His research and clinical interests include health outcome research, medication safety, and clinical medical education.

Research Interest

  • Effect of healthcare system and social factors on patients' clinical outcomes
  • Statins effects and side effects
  • Teaching internal medicine to medical students and residents


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Psychologic Disorders and Statin Use: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.
Mansi I, Frei CR, Pugh MJ, Mortensen EM Pharmacotherapy 2013 Apr
Preoperative medical consultation: maximizing its benefits.
Rivera RA, Nguyen MT, Martinez-Osorio JI, McNeill MF, Ali SK, Mansi IA Am. J. Surg. 2012 Nov 204 5 787-97
Educating medical students in evidence-based medicine: what we should expect as a starting point for our house officers.
Kahlon G, Mansi IA, Banks DE South. Med. J. 2012 Apr 105 4 184-8
Statistics for the nonstatistician: A primer for reading clinical studies.
Mansi IA South. Med. J. 2012 Mar 105 3 120-5
The challenge of evidence-based medicine.
Mansi IA, Banks DE South. Med. J. 2012 Mar 105 3 110-3
Changing the formula of residents' work hours in internal medicine: moving from "years in training" to "hours in training".
Mansi IA J Grad Med Educ 2011 Mar 3 1 14-6

Honors & Awards

  • Achievement Medal for Civilian Services, U.S. Department of the Army
    For exceptional performance of duties as an academic internal medicine physician for the Department of Medicine ensuring excellence in patient care, medical education and research activities for the Internal Medicine Services at Brooke Army Medical Center. (2013)
  • Certificate of Excellence
    Journal of the National Medical Association for outstanding performance and lasting contribution as a reviewer (2002)
  • Certificate of Appreciation and Medal of Excellence
    Egyptian Medical Syndicate in Giza-Cairo for excellence in service to the medical community (1994)