Department of Medicine Faculty
Kaushang Gandhi, M.D.
New York Medical College
Westchester Medical Center
Dr. Gandhi is greeted with a flash of recognition every time he gives his name. What patient would not be impressed at being treated by a relative of Mahatma Gandhi, with whom he actually is related, “but not immediately,” he says.
Kaushang Gandhi is an assistant professor of internal medicine at New York Medical College and a general internist who is particularly interested in resident education and academic research. At Westchester Medical Center he has been an academic hospitalist in charge of the Chest Pain Evaluation Center since 2010. As chief resident he is further preparing for a fellowship in cardiology at Purdue University starting next year.
He is a 2003 graduate of Baroda Medical College in India. He completed his internship and residency at the College and WMC and stayed on as an attending physician.
During his residency Dr. Gandhi published 12 peer reviewed journals and 6 case reports along with 25 research abstracts in national and international venues.
Specialists in internal medicine are commonly called internists. Because their patients are often seriously ill or require complex investigations, internists do much of their work in hospitals. In modern practice, most internists are subspecialists: that is, they generally limit their medical practice to problems of one organ system or to one particular area of medical knowledge.