A graduate of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Dr. Chawla did her post–graduation in Internal Medicine from Government Medical College, Patiala. Thereafter she joined the department of Emergency Medicine at Fortis Hospital, Mohali in 2001 where she worked for eight years. She is presently a Consultant in Internal Medicine and is heading the Department of Clinical Preventive Medicine.
Department/Specialty: Internal Medicine
Languages spoken: English, Hindi & Punjabi
Total Years’ of Experience: 11
Previous experience: After completing her post-graduation in Internal Medicine in 2001, Dr. Chawla worked in the Department of Emergency Medicine in Fortis Hospital Mohali till December 2009. During this period spanning 8 years, she gained vast experience in diagnosing and managing acute and chronic medical problems of practically all medical sub-specialties. Since December 2009, she has been heading the Department of Clinical Preventive Medicine.
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: She is a Life Member of Association of Physicians of India (API), Society of Emergency Medicine in India (SEMI) and Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM). She is also an American Heart Association Certified BLS and ACLS instructor.
Clinical Interests/Specialized Treatments/Area of Expertise: Clinical Preventive Medicine, Adult Immunization, Infectious Diseases, Resuscitation Medicine, Lifestyle modification
Awards & Honors (If any)
Research and Publications (If any) She has authored a chapter on ‘Fever’ in the Textbook of Emergency Medicine published by Wolters Kluwer Health (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins) in 2012.
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