Dr. Ramkhelawan worked in various fields as a nonprofit educator, contributed to publishing online articles for women’s health, worked in the health insurance field, and scribed in an urgent care setting. She loves family medicine because it allows her to care for the residents and their families while promoting healthier lifestyles and continuity of care. …read more
Dr. Kyla-Gaye Pinnock is a native of St. Catherine, Jamaica, and came to the United States at the age of 13. She has strong interests in women’s health and patient advocacy. She speaks fluent Patois.
Dr. Patel’s passion for promoting health and wellness came from working closely with community doctors to educate and treat patients with chronic diseases. She loves that being a physician allows her to be an educator and support system for her patients. She hopes to one day own a mobile health clinic and provide healthcare to …read more
Dr. Nisha Kochar grew up in Long Island, NY and studied psychology at New York University before obtaining her medical degree from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her professional interests include health literacy, community outreach/education, and global health.
Dr. Orcine’s early experiences in public health, community medicine, and inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations fostered her interest in family medicine. She loves the challenges and broad spectrum that family medicine has to offer. She feels that being a part of the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program gives her the opportunities to grow into …read more
Dr. Kwa enjoys getting to know the community, meeting new people and hearing their stories. She utilizes a holistic approach in her patient encounters and loves the collaborative teamwork involved in developing a healthcare plan that works for them. Dr. Kwa is also a certified yoga instructor and is a strong proponent of working with …read more
Dr. Rachelle Grad pursued her interest in research by working for Defence Research and Development Canada at Canadian Forces Base Suffield after college. She was on the Board of the Canadian Medical Students Association in medical school and volunteered for local charities such as SXM Paws, ICAN orphanage, and the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation. While …read more
Dr. Williams volunteered as a faculty member teaching and mentoring 3rd and 4th-year medical students at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. She hopes to bring a sense of relatability in helping individuals to take care of their health. Providing compassionate care and improving the overall health of our community are her primary goals. Practicing medicine allows …read more
In medical school, Dr. Igbokwe volunteered with community outreach groups to increase public health awareness and provide free screenings to underserved communities. She then volunteered at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine screening and raising awareness about cognitive health to members of the Bronx community. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, public health and advocating …read more
Dr. Debrah enjoys seeing young people live healthy and succeed in what they do. His professional goal is to serve in undeserved communities. Family medicine gives him the opportunity to form lasting relationships with patients and their families while allowing him to manage his patients’ physical, emotional, and psychologically needs.