Mackenzi Mbai, MD

Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education

Medical School: University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Residency: Internal Medicine Residency, State University of New York Health Science Center, New York, New York
Fellowship: Cardiology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Society for Cardiac Computed Tomography

Biography Summary

Dr. Mbai went to medical school at the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center in New York. After residency, he completed a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. Upon graduating from fellowship, Dr. Mbai served as the Director of Ambulatory Cardiology and Cardiology Clinics at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis for two years. Since 2002, he has worked as an Invasive Cardiologist and Director of the Electrocardiography and Stress EKG Laboratory at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis. In addition, he has worked as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota, where he has helped train residents and cardiology fellows.

Awards and Recognition Received

  • Department of Medicine: Outstanding Educator Award 2014 (2014)
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program (2009)
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program (2005)
  • Professor Alan Ross Award (1989) Best Fourth Year Medical Student Award (1989)