Ray Basri, MD:
Ray Basri, MD is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College.
His medical practice includes:
• diagnostic cardiology
• nuclear cardiology
• management of diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol
• aviation medicine including exams for commercial airline pilots
• hyperbaric and dive medicine
• occupational medicine specializing in firefighter medical examinations
• CDL examinations, DOT exams, and sports physicals
Dr. Basri is a volunteer firefighter for 25 years in Middletown with the Excelsior Hook and Ladder Company and deputy county fire coordinator for Orange County.
Dr. Basri is a senior Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA. He does more than 1000 FAA exams per year including all classes putting him in the top one-tenth of one percent for all examiners. He is a “Super” AME doing special issuances and consultations for the FAA. He is the only examiner on the east coast with 3 offices for pilot exams.
• Middletown, NY every weekday morning
• Morristown, NJ (at the airport) some afternoons and weekends
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Basri is an Attending Physician at Orange Regional Medical Center, consulting staff in cardiology at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College.
Dr. Basri was at the World Trade Center on the morning of 9/11 and was the first physician to the remains of the south tower that morning. Dr. Basri provided disaster management immediately after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the Gulf coast of Mississippi and made six more trips there in the next two years. More recently, on January 15th, 2009, Dr. Basri was at the Miracle on the Hudson. He was the first and only physician at the water ferry terminal where the passengers and crew of USAir 1549 were brought ashore. Dr. Basri wrote a chapter in the book Brace For Impact describing that day as a physician and firefighter. After that event, Dr. Basri was asked to be a treating physician for the WTC monitoring program of the FDNY.
Dr. Basri also assisted in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, also Hurricane Sandy.
Trish Pravata has 10 years experience as an Aviation Medical Coordinator.
For nearly seven years she was the sole employee of Dr. Neal Nadler, MD, FACP, at one of the largest aviation medical practices on the East Coast. During that time she built a relationship with and earned the trust of many pilots in the tri-state area and beyond.
Ray and Trish pride themselves on seeing pilots through the entire medical clearance process from easy scheduling to assistance with the MedXpress application but most importantly by offering an understanding of FAA Protocol. With many years combined experience Ray and Trish provide the finest care to all pilots.