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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Amar Purohit is an internist, endocrinologist, and geriatrician treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. He is also a member of professional organizations including the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, and the Endocrine Society.
  • In order to pursue his medical degree, Dr. Purohit attended the University of Rajasthan. He continued his medical education in the United States through studies at the Queens Hospital Center and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Purohit has received specialized training in endocrinology at Mount Sinai Hosptial and completed an endocrinology fellowship program at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Purohit can receive a full range of medical services. He provides general consultations, osteoporosis evaluations, geriatric visits, and treatment for issues including obesity, chronic pain, high blood pressure, cognitive impairment, and cancer. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Purohit enjoys chess, bridge, travel, reading, theatre, and writing poetry.

Education

  • Medical School - Sawai Man Singh Medical College
  • Queens Hospital Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fellowship in Endocrinology
  • Mount Sinai Hospital (Endocrinology)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)

Professional Memberships

  • Endocrine Society

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish