Curriculum Vitae

Business Address
5616 W Norvell Bryant Hwy
Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone: (352)795-1999
Fax: (352)795-2269

Education and Training
Post Graduate

Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Desoto at O’Hara Streets
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
July 1991-June 1992

Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Affiliated with S.U.N.Y. at Downstate
Linden Boulevard at Brookdale Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11212
July 1989-June 1991

Residency in Internal Medicine
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Affiliated with Jefferson University Hospital
Lansdowne Avenue and Bailey Road
Darby, PA 19023
September 1985-June 1989

Clinical Observership
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Darby, PA 19023
July 1984-August 1985

Residency in Surgery
V.S. Hospital & Gujarat University
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
July 1981-June 1982

Rotating Internship
M.P. Shah Medical College & Saurastra
University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
July 1980-June 1981

Graduate (1981)

M.P. Shah Medical College & Saurastra University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India 1975-1981

Undergraduate (1975)

D.K.V. & M.P. Shah Science College , Saurastra University, Gujarat, India 1973-1975


Wyeth Pharmaceutical – Nosocomial Pneumonia – Phase 3 – Principal Investigator 2/04- Present
UpJohn Company – Nosocomial Pneumonia – Phase 3 – Principal Investigator 1999-2000


Private Practice (Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine)
Citrus Pulmonary Consultants
5616 W Norvell Bryant Hwy
Crystal River, FL 34429

Hospital Affiliation

Seven Rivers Community Hospital, 1992 to Present
6201 N Suncoast Blvd
Crystal River, FL 34428
Citrus Memorial Hospital, 1993 to Present
502 Highland Blvd
Inverness, FL 34452

Certifications/Recertification good thru 2014/2015/2018

Board Certified in Sleep Medicine 2008
Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine 1995
Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine 1994
Board Certified in Internal Medicine 1990
F.L.E.X. 1984
E.C.F.M.G. 1983
M.B.B.S. 1981


American Medical Association
American College of Chest Physicians
Florida Medical Association

Community Service

Voluntarily provides uncompensated healthcare services to patients referred by the Department of Health “We Care” Program.

Hospital Appointments Past and Present

Chief of Medicine
Chairman, Outcomes Committee
Chairman of Peer Review Committee
Chairman, P&T Committee
Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Program
Member, Executive Committee
Member, QA Department of Medicine
Director, Cardiopulmonary Department and Pulmonary Rehabi