Specialty physicians join School of Medicine's Internal Medicine Department

10/29/2007 7:00:00 AM

The University of Nevada School of Medicine announces the appointment of four specialty physicians to its Department of Internal Medicine in Reno. These physicians will teach medical students and practice within University Health System, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine.

Steven Correa, M.D., and Anurag Mehta, M.D., will both practice interventional cardiology while Nidhi Mehta, M.D. and Hema Subbaratnam, M.D. will specialize in neurology within the department. Interventional cardiology involves treating coronary procedures mechanically rather than medicinally with such methods as catheterization and angioplasty.

Steven Correa, M.D., who is board certified in interventional cardiology, is an assistant professor in the School's Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease. He has worked as an interventional cardiologist in medical offices in Wisconsin, Nebraska and California before coming to the School of Medicine this summer. He served his interventional cardiology fellowship and a general cardiology fellowship at the University of California at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. He earned his medical degree at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.

Anurag Mehta, M.D., is a board certified interventional cardiologist and professor with the School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV after graduating from the JJM Medical College, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India with his medical degree.

Nidhi Mehta, M.D., brings her expertise in neurology to the Internal Medicine Department at the School of Medicine where she is an assistant professor. She did her neurology residency at West Virginia University and her internal medicine residency at North Shore University Hospital of Queens in New York City after earning her medical degree in India. She was in private practice prior to her arrival to Reno.

Hema Subbaratnam, M.D. is an associate professor of neurology. She did her neurological residency at the University of Utah Health Science Center and an internal medicine residency at University of Connecticut Health Science Center after earning her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has worked with the Veterans Administration in Texas and the University of California at San Francisco. Her clinical interest areas are spinal cord injury and neuroepidemiology.

Additionally, Paul Sobel, M.D., joins the department as a general internist and assistant professor. He completed his residencies at University of Nevada School of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; and an internship at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. He earned his medical degree from the Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel.

Jeff Andal, M.D., also joins the department as a general internist and assistant professor after serving as the chief resident for the School's Internal Medicine Residency in Reno. He earned his medical degree from Far Eastern University - Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and has a Masters of Public Health from Boston University. His clinical and research interests are diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.


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