Ankur Girdhar

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Ankur Girdhar
Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Maryland, USA

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Department / University Information


Currently working as a pulmonologist at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in Salisbury, MD. Also working in the outreach clinics in rural communities to both provide general pulmonary medicine services as well as spread the knowledge about pulmonary hypertension. Over the last two years, have strived to establish a team of specialists including the cardiologist, rheumatologists, pulmonary rehabilitation, RNs etc. to provide a comprehensive pulmonary hypertension services in the area. 

Research Interest

M.D. Thesis done as per the course (Pulmonary Medicine) requirements under the guidance of Dr. V K Vijayan. Evaluation of systemic inflammation in patients with asthma and COPD and effect of standard treatment on the level of this inflammation. Epidemiological study during preventive and social medicine posting in July 2001 on correlation between prevalence of  anemia in schoolchildren and their mental growth in a village in Haryana, India. Epidemiological study during preventive and social medicine posting in October 2000 on knowledge attitude and practices regarding organ donation in an urban slum of New Delhi, India.

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