Dr. Ayman Attia Sexually Harassed his Employee. Who is Dr. Ayman Attia?

According to the decision of the Administrative Law Judge, adopted by the Commissioner of the New York State Division of Human Rights, “Ayman Attia, a physician, is the owner and CEO of New York Internal Medicine, P.C., a professional medication corporation with two locations in Queens, New York.” (Recommended Findings of ALJ adopted by Order of the Commissioner of the NYSDHR (p. 2, ¶2)).

At the time of the hearing, where the ALJ found that Dr. Ayman Attia sexually harassed his employee, Dr. Ayman Attia, or Dr. Ayman Attia-Alla, had two Queens offices, in Astoria and Whitestone, both of which operated under New York Internal Medicine, P.C., which is a multi-specialty medical group.   Dr. Ayman Attia is also a clinical instructor at Brown Medical School.  Dr. Ayman Attia graduated from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Ayman Attia completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at North Shore University Hospital as well as a Residency at New York Hospital Medical Center Queens. He is currently Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

According to his LinkedIn page, Dr. Ayman Attia has been the owner of New York Internal Medicine, P.C.  and New York Medical Consultants, Inc. since September 2013.  His speciaity is in Internal Medicine. 

General internal medicine physicians, or internists, are primary care doctors who treat a wide spectrum of common illnesses in adults.  Approximately, one of every four physicians in the United States is an internist.

An employee who was sexually harassed by Dr. Attia filed a charge of discrimination at the New York State Division of Human Rights.  The New York State Division of Human Rights investigated the claims of discrimination and found “probable cause” that discrimination occurred.  After a hearing at which witnesses from both sides testified, the Administrative Law Judge ordered that Dr. Ayman Attia and New York Internal Medicine, P.C. had to pay more than $55,000 in damages for sexual harassment.  The Administrative Law Judge ruled that Dr. Ayman Attia sexually harassed his employee.