CURRENT ACTIVITY

Private practice limited to Allergy-Asthma-Immunology of children and adults in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio since August 1979 and Akron, Ohio since January 1996

 Assistant Clinical Professor at Case Western Reserve University 

Assistant Clinical Professor at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine

Conducting CME Seminars in USA and all over the world

Teacher of Allergy and Asthma for Medical Professionals (students, physicians and allied health personnel) and lay public.

 

TRAINING 

Fellowship in Allergy-Asthma-Immunology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS

            Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Pediatrics at:

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio  Feb. 1979 till present

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, Ohio Jan.  2000 till present 

            Active Staff Allergist at:

Meridia Southpointe Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, Since 11-1-79

University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio since 2-1-79

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Cleveland, OH  since 4-26-12

            Associate Staff Allergist at:

Children’s Hospital of Akron, Akron, Ohio since 6-27-96 

            Pediatrician/Allergist at:

Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

            Courtesy Staff Allergist at:

Parma Community Hospital, Parma, Ohio since 1979

Akron General Hospital, Akron, Ohio since 1996

EMH Regional Medical Ctr., Elyria, OH  since 2010

HONORS & AWARDS

2015   Included in Who's Who Trademark's Top Doctor's of America 2015 Edition.

2015   Distinguished Service Award Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

 2014   Honored globally with the award of "HIND RATTAN AWARD" for outstanding service, achievement & contribution in my field 

2013    Honored with the globally reputed award of “BHARAT GAURAV AWARD” for giving a fight in life and his worthy example of inspiring others towards certain remarkable achievements

2012    Top Allergist /Immunologist in Cleveland, OH by the Intern’l Assoc of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) he will be spotlighted in Leading Physicians of the World.

2009    Best of Cleveland Physicians & Surgeons

2008    Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Honored for recognition of his outstanding & dedicated service for over 25 years

2003    In appreciation of commitment, compassion & dedicated service to the mental health community, by  the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board

2002    Appointed by the Cuyahoga County Commissioner to the Board of Governors of the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board.  He received this honor due to his    interest and commitment in the delivery of public mental health services to the residents of Cuyahoga County

2001    Asian Indian Physicians of Northern Ohio (AIPNO) recognized for his hard work & dedication

2001    Included in One Thousand Great Americans by the International Biographical Center

1999    Received an award of Excellence at the 9th Biennial Convention of Bruhan Maharasthtra Mandal (BMM) of North America, in recognition of his valuable contributions and outstanding Achievements.

1996    Elected unopposed to Executive Committee of AAPI as Regional Director of North East Central Region.  (July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997).

1996    Appointed to Board of Trustees of Association of Indian Physicians of Northern Ohio (AIPNO).

1996    Awarded Distinguished Physician of the Year by the Association of India Physicians of North East Ohio (AIPNO).

1987     Delegate of the People to People Allergy Delegation to India.  People to People International is a nonpolitical private sector organization dedicated to promoting international understanding. 

1964    Awarded National Merit Scholarshi  in the state of Maharashtra, India

ACHIEVEMENTS

Organized the first ever successful endowment function in the history of Association of Indian Physicians of Northern Ohio (AIPNO) in Cleveland on August 29, 1992 while serving presidency of AIPNO, the major beneficiary was the Free Clinic of Cleveland.

Founding President of AMPA (Association of Maharashtra Physicians of America)

Chairman, third All Ohio AAPI convention (of Indian Physicians of Ohio) November 4, 1995

Chief, US Delegation for CME Allergy-Asthma conference, Bombay, India, December 1995

Chief, US Delegation for CME Allergy-Asthma conference, Ludhiana, India, January 1998

Conducted Asthma Camp in Manila, Philippines, January 1998

Conducting Academy of Medicine, Cleveland Pollen Count Hot line May 1-Oct 15, 2003 &2004

Organized and attended CME programs in Delhi, India; 1999-2004, 2006

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Fellow of American Academy of Allergy-Asthma-Immunology (AAAAI)

Fellow of American College of Allergy-Asthma-Immunology (ACAAI)

Fellow of American Association of Certified Allergists (AACA)

Member of Cleveland Allergy Society

Life Member of Association of Indian Physicians of Northern Ohio (AIPNO)

Life Member of Association of Allergists from India (AAI)

Member Managed Health Care Committee American College of Allergy-Asthma-Immunology

Life Member of Association of Maharashtra Physicians of America (AMPA)

Board Chief of Trustees of Association of Indian Physicians of Northern Ohio (AIPNO) 1998

Member of Public Education Committee American College of Allergy-Asthma-Immunology

COMMITTEES 

Board of Trustee's AIPNO 2014-2017

Chairman AIPNO’s  AAPI Committee 1993-till present

Chairman Continuing Medical Education Association of Indian Physicians of Northeast Ohio 1985-1993

Member Utilization Review Committee of  Meridia South Pointe Hospital

Member Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Parma Community Hospital

Member Membership Committee of American Association of Physicians of India 1991

Member Political Liaison Committee of American Association of Physicians of India 1992 Member Executive-Board Federation of Indian Community Association (FICA) 1992

Member Executive-Board Association of Indian Physicians of North East Ohio (AIPNO) 1989-1993

CO-Chairman CME AAPI 1994-1995

PUBLICATIONS

Skin Test for Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy Using Subfractions of Gluten; Annals of Allergy, January 1980.

Several Articles related to Allergy and Asthma in Newspapers and Magazines.

Several Television and Radio interviews related to topics in Allergy.

Guest physician on TV channel 5’s Weekend Exchange live with Leon Bibb on Saturday,

August 30, 1997.  The topic of discussion was “Ragweed Allergy”.

Guest physician on TV channel 5’s Weekend Exchange live with Leon Bibb on  Saturday, June 7, 1997 and September 8, 1994.  The topic of discussion was “Bug Bites”.

Appeared live on radio WERE 1300 on August 15, 1996 as part of a program entitled Health care 1996 sponsored by Academy of Medicine, the discussion was on Ragweed Allergy

“Healthline” radio program on WCLV 95.5FM on July 10, 12 & 14, 1995 talked about Allergic Rhinits, Asthma, Hives and Insect Sting Allergies.

“Healthline” a radio program on WCLV radio 95.5 FM aired interviews about Allergies on November 23, 25 and 27, 1987..

Interviewed on the topic of Penicillin Allergy on November, 9, 1986 on radio WRQC-92.3 FM.

Quoted on the topic of Ragweed Allergy in The Cleveland Plain Dealer (main newspaper) on August 26, 1986.