Dr. Mahfouz was born and raised in the metro Detroit area. Growing up in Detroit he learned from multiple cultures , ethnicities , and varying socioeconomic classes of people that all contributed to his diverse exposure and understanding of humanity. He studied both business and pre-Medicine in his undergraduate studies later graduating from Wayne State University school of business with a finance degree.
After completing medical school, Dr. Mahfouz matched in Internal medicine at Michigan State University (MSU) Flint campus/ Hurley medical Center. While in Flint, MI, Dr. Mahfouz worked with the hospital reaching out to the community starting an educational community program with many of the cities homeless shelters. He focused more in Neurology Geriatrics and ICU populations gaining experience that contributed to further interests into the mental health aspects of medicine. During his residency in internal medicine Dr. Mahfouz found another passion in teaching and achieved certifications as resident clinical instructor, part of faculty / staff at MSU School of medicine (SOM).
With his passion in psychiatry further growing, Dr. Mahfouz shifted his focus and training to psychiatry in NY. While in NY he participated in research in anxiety and was invited to present his research on social anxiety at the American Psychiatric Associations 166th annual conference in San Francisco. During his psychiatric training Dr. Mahfouz was also voted chairman of the patient safety council committee and was involved in the quality care committee at his hospital. His team was invited to the NY Presbyterian Healthcare systems 12th annual quality symposium. His passion and pursuit of knowledge led to his recognition, promotion and graduation as chief resident In the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Mahfouz has worked in many communities before returning to NY in 2018. He continues to explore less developed areas of healthcare determined to find solutions to improve the system and ultimately the quality of care for all. Dr. Mahfouz continues to be driven by passion never quenching his thirst for knowledge and pursuit of excellence. As the journey through the discoveries of the human mind and psyche guarantees a lifelong commitment to learning, Dr. Mahfouz continues to approach psychiatry as a student and strives to deliver the highest quality healthcare to our underserved society and communities!