Bio

Bio


I was born, raised, and trained in Nashik, India where I completed my formal Medical Education before moving to New York City where I completed my residency in Internal Medicine at New York Downtown Hospital in New York, NY. My interests are in preventative medicne, health and wellness, occupational and environmental safety. In Stanford's Occupational Health Department, I practice clinical occupational medicine while working toward identifying health and safety issues within our enviroment to prevent further injury and illness to our employees.

Clinical Focus


  • Internal Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Employee Wellness Programs

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Medical Director- Occupational Health Serivices, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Ebola and Emergency Preparedness, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Employee Safety Commitee, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Infection Control Committee, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Association Of Occupational Health Professionals In Health Care (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association (2014 - Present)
  • Sharps Committee, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2014 - Present)
  • Safe patient handling Committee, Stanford Health Care (2016 - Present)
  • Member, American College of Physicians (2017 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Residency:New York Downtown Hospital (2005)
  • Medical Education:NDMVP Samajs Medical College (1996) India

Research & Scholarship

Projects


  • Early Intervention Program for Ergonomics, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (January 5, 2015 - Present)

    Ergonomics is the scientific study of the relationship between people and their physical work environment.  The goals of our Early Intervention Ergonomics Program include:
    1.Prevention of injuries and disorders associated with the overuse of muscles, bad posture, and repeated tasks
    2.Assist in rapid recovery from an injury

    Location

    300 Pasteur Dr Stanford, CA

  • Injury Illness Prevention Program, Stanford Health care and Stanford Childrens Hospital (9/12/2014 - Present)

    Developed standard post injury investigation and remediation in collaboration with Environmental health safety and departments with highest number of injuries resulting in significant reduction in lost time injuries

    Location

    Stanford