Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • Medical School
    •  All India Institute Of Med Sciences New Delhi Delhi India | Graduated in 1976
  • Internship Hospital
    • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook | Completed in 1977
  • Residency Hospital
    • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook | Completed in 1979
    • University Calif | Completed in 1981
  • Fellowship Hospital
    • National Institute Health | Completed in 1983

Awards & Honors

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist
  • Rheumatology

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

  • Aetna Choice POS (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Choice POS II (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna Health Network Only (Open Access)
  • Aetna Health Network Option (Open Access)
  • Aetna Medicare Open (Private Fee-for-Service)
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (PPO)
  • Aexcel Plus PPO
  • Aexcel Plus PPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Aexcel PPO (Aetna HealthFund)

Allegian Health Plans

  • PPO

Allegiance Life and Health

  • Allegiance Life & Health

American Republic Insurance Company

  • PHCS Healthy Directions

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Anthem Blue Cross

  • Advantage PPO
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard (PPO)
  • Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer)
  • Classic PPO
  • Lumenos Plans (PPO)
  • PPO Share
  • Premier Plus PPO
  • Premier PPO
  • Select PPO

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Advantage PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem MediBlue Preferred (PPO) (Connecticut)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (New Hampshire)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (California)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Colorado)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Indiana)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Kentucky)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Maine)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Missouri)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Nevada)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Ohio)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred (PPO) (Wisconsin)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard (PPO) (California)
  • Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard (PPO) (Connecticut)
  • Blue Access Choice (PPO) (Missouri)
  • Blue Access Network (Indiana)
  • Blue Access PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer)
  • Blue Medicare Access Value (RPPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Preferred Plus (PPO)
  • Blue Preferred Select (PPO)
  • Blue Priority PPO
  • BlueChoice PPO
  • Dignity Health EPO / PPO
  • Health Choice (Health Choice PPO)
  • Healthy Support PPO 1
  • Healthy Support PPO with HSA 1
  • Lumenos Plans (California)
  • National PPO (BlueCard PPO)
  • PPO (Colorado)
  • PPO (Connecticut)
  • PPO (Nevada)
  • PPO Statewide Network
  • PPO/EPO
  • Preferred Blue
  • Preferred Blue for PPO (New Hampshire)
  • Premier (Connecticut)
  • Select PPO
  • Select PPO (PERS Select Providers)

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Arkansas FirstSource PPO
  • Blue Select (PPP)
  • Blue Solution PPO
  • BlueCare PPO
  • Comprehensive Blue PPO
  • HSA Blue PPO
  • Medi-Pak Advantage (PPO)
  • True Blue PPO

Assurant Employee Benefits

  • VSP Signature

Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • BlueCard PPO Basic
  • BlueCard PPO/EPO
  • BlueCard Traditional
  • Federal Employee Program – Basic Option
  • Federal Employee Program – Standard Option
  • Medicare Advantage PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

  • Basic
  • FEP BlueVision
  • Standard

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

  • Blue Advantage (PPO)
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

  • Acclaim PPO/EPO
  • Alliance PPO/EPO
  • Indemnity
  • PPO/EPO Statewide
  • Secure HMO Network

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)

  • BlueMedicare PPO / BlueMedicare Group PPO
  • BlueMedicare Regional PPO
  • BlueOptions

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Choice PPO, PPO, EPO
  • Blue Essential PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage (PPO)
  • BlueChoice Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Gold Blue Choice PPO
  • Healthy Support PPO
  • Medicare Preferred (PPO)
  • National PPO (BlueCard PPO Basic)
  • Premier DirectAccess (Blue Choice PPO/Small Group)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

  • BasicBlue PPO
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Participating Provider Organization [PPO]
  • TraditionalBlue PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

  • AffordaBlue
  • Blue & U Classic (Copay)
  • Blue & U First
  • Blue Choice
  • Traditional

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City

  • BlueAccess
  • BlueCard Traditional
  • Preferred-Care Blue

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

  • BlueMAX
  • BlueSaver

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

  • Blue Precision/PPO Blue Options v.4
  • Preferred Blue PPO
  • Preferred Blue PPO Options v.4

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

  • Community Blue/Blue Preferred Plus PPO
  • Medicare Plus Blue (PPO)
  • Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund (MCTWF) PPO
  • MIChild
  • MPSERS
  • PPO Plans – Group Enrollees
  • Traditional – Group Enrollees

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

  • Allina Health Network (Blue Plus)
  • Blue Access Choice

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

  • Beatrice BlueChoice
  • Boone County BlueChoice
  • Methodist BlueChoice

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

  • Blue Transitions (EPO)
  • BlueDirect (PPO)
  • BlueNet EPO
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

  • Blue Options
  • Medicare Advantage PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

  • BlueSolutions
  • Bryant University Healthplan
  • HealthMate Coast-to-Coast
  • VantageBlue

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

  • Medicare Advantage
  • National Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Preferred Blue – PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

  • Blue Advantage PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

  • BlueChoice PPO Plan
  • EPO

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont

  • BCBSVT Network Providers
  • New England Health Plan

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

  • Forever Blue Medicare PPO (All Plans)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming

  • Participating Provider (PPO)

Blue Cross of Idaho

  • Connected Care (East)
  • Medicare Advantage – Secure Blue PPO
  • PPO

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

  • AffordaBlue
  • BlueCare EPO
  • BlueCare PPO
  • BlueCare QHD EPO
  • BlueCare QHD PPO
  • Medicare Advantage PPO

Blue Shield of California

  • Active Choice Plans
  • Base PPO 30
  • Blue Shield of California PPO Network
  • Point of Service (POS)
  • Premier PPO 15
  • Shield Spectrum PPO 750 – 80/60
  • Trio ACO HMO

Blue Shield of Northeastern New York

  • EPO
  • Forever Blue Medicare PPO (All Plans)
  • PPO

Capital Blue Cross

  • PPO
  • PPO Choice 1
  • PPO Choice 2
  • SeniorBlue PPO

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • BlueChoice Advantage
  • BluePreferred
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Caterpillar

  • UHC Choice Plan

CBA Blue

  • BlueCard PPO

Cigna

  • Choice Fund Open Access Plus
  • Choice Fund PPO
  • CIGNA HealthCare Mid-Atlantic, Inc.- HMO

Coventry Health Care

  • Coventry POS & Premier Plus
  • Coventry Preferred (PPO)

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Empire EPO Essential
  • Empire MediBlue(SM) Freedom I (PPO)
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO
  • Empire Prism PPO
  • PPO
  • Value EPO

Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Medicare PPO

Florida Blue: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida

  • BlueMedicare PPO / BlueMedicare Group PPO
  • BlueMedicare Regional PPO
  • BlueOptions

GEHA

  • PPO

GeoBlue

  • GeoBlue Expat
  • GeoBlue Traveler

Guardian

  • PPO

GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)

  • HMO
  • LocalPlus
  • ONE +
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • PPO

HighMark Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • BCBS PPO
  • FreedomBlue PPO
  • PPOBlue

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware

  • BCBS EPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • PPO
  • PPO Blue Total Health

HighMark Blue Shield

  • FreedomBlue PPO
  • PPOBlue

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

  • Federal Employee Plan – Basic Option
  • Federal Employee Plan – Standard Option
  • Horizon Advantage EPO (with BlueCard PPO)
  • Horizon PPO

Humana

  • Humana Preferred POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana Select Network HMO/POS
  • Humana Select Network PPO

Independence Blue Cross

  • National BlueCard PPO
  • Personal Choice 65 PPO
  • Personal Choice PPO

Johns Hopkins Employer Health Programs

  • Employer Health Programs (EHP)
  • Priority Partners (PP)

Maryland Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

  • Medicaid/Medical Assistance
  • Priority Partners
  • Riverside Health of Maryland

Medicaid

  • Medicaid

Medicare

  • Medicare

Memorial Hermann

  • MultiPlan

Multiplan PHCS

  • Multiplan

OneNet PPO

  • OneNet PPO MAPSI Behavioral Health Network
  • OneNet PPO Network
  • OneNet PPO Workers Compensation Network

Oxford (UnitedHealthcare)

  • Basic Indemnity

Premera Blue Cross

  • AK Global with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • AK HeritagePlus with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • AK HeritageSelect with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Foundation & Foundation Plus 1 with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Global with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Heritage & Heritage Plus 1 with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Heritage Prime with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Heritage Signature with BlueCard PPO/Traditional
  • Premera BlueCard PPO/Traditional Network

Priority Partners

  • Priority Partners HealthChoice

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Oregon Select OHSU
  • Preferred (PPO)
  • RealValue
  • Regence MedAdvantage (PPO)

Riverside Health

  • Medicaid Managed Care

Triple-S Salud: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Puerto Rico

  • Commercial (PPO)
  • Federal
  • Federal BCBS
  • Medicare Advantage (PPO)

UnitedHealthcare

  • M.D. IPA Preferred
  • Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus POS

UnitedHealthcare Oxford

  • Basic Indemnity

UnitedHealthOne

  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus Network
  • UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Alliance Select (Iowa)
  • Blue Choice (Iowa and Bordering Counties)
  • Blue Rewards POS
  • Blue Select (South Dakota)