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Semi-Annual Meeting 2019 at BWI Marriott

See 'Events and Activities' for more information.

We had a truly wonderful time at our spring dinner meeting!! It was great to see everyone together! Thanks to everyone for your support.


Recent News

We are excited about our upcoming General Body Meeting!

Location: The Mint Room, 9469 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Date: Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Time: 6:30PM

Find more information, here.

Updated 8/6/23 4:32PM.


We are proud of our members and their work!

Dr. Paul Tuluvath recently published a practical guide for patients and their caregivers on living with and managing liver disease. The guide, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press last month, has received many positive reviews.

Find out more here.

Updated 10/6/2022 11:22 AM.


Dr. Ravikumar Bhalavat, one of our new members, will be having a Mental Health Screening Camp at his Howard County office on Saturday April 27th, 2019. They will be screening for common mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. If you would like to attend or refer a patient, more details can be found at the following link:

Updated 4/17/2019 9:22 PM.


Dr. Niharika Khanna and Dr. Arun Bhandari, one of our new members, recently attended the MD State Cancer Council Meeting last week in Annapolis. They were joined by Dr. Kevin Cullen who is the chair of the Maryland State Council on Cancer as well as the chair of board of directors of the American Cancer Society. 

Dr. Khanna has also been nominated to become the next chair of the Maryland State Council on Cancer. This is a link with info about some of her work with the council.

Updated 11/21/2018 10:21 PM.

Community Service

Looking for volunteers at our upcoming Health Fair at Howard County Community College on October 28th, 2023 9-3pm!

Come and join us for a day of serving the community. Any amount of time you can contribute will be very much appreciated! Email to let us know if and for how long you can make it.

Updated 8/7/23 10:18PM.


Health Fair with ISKCON of Baltimore at Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple November 12, 2022 9-3pm

200 Bloomsbury Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228

Registration November 5, 2022 9-12pm

Please come out and show your support!

Updated 10/3/2022 4:05 PM.


Blood Drive with Inova Blood Donor Services at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir September 25, 2022

4320 Ammendale Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Please come out and show your support! You can register online for an appointment here.

Updated 9/3/2022 2:27 PM.


YOGA Sessions for Fundraiser for the Maryland food Bank

AAPIMD is proud to take participation in helping to raise fund for the Maryland Food Bank through YOGA sessions. These sessions will be conducted on line. One of our esteemed member Dr. Amit Bhargava who is a certified yoga teacher has agreed to take these sessions online. Registration and the YOGA sessions are free. These are not restricted to only AAPI MD members. We are requesting to please forward this information to your family, friends and other colleagues who are interested in learning and further their training of Patanjali YOGA. Please register in advance for these Zoom sessions.

Location: Online

When: Dec 8, 2021 Wednesday

Signing in:  5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Introduction: 5:45 PM

Yoga session: 6:00-7:00 PM

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Please donate to the Maryland Food Bank directly
As per Maryland Food Bank, donations are tax deductible.  If you have any questions regarding tax deductions please contact Maryland Food Bank, Tel: (410) 737-8282

More information is available at  and


We are proud to support the Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation!

On May 24th, 2020 this foundation is having their annual Sprint & 6k at the Westgate Montgomery shopping center in Bethesda. We have our own race team for the event and all are encouraged to participate! You can also participate with a donation if you are unable to attend the actual event. 

Find out more details about the event here

Register for our AAPI-MD team and/or donate toward our fundraising goal here.

-Register by May 4th to receive a free race t-shirt in your size! After May 4th, t-shirts are on a first come, first served basis.

Last year, our members, Drs. Pradeep Garg, Kirti Desai, and Daljeet Saluja supported the Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation this past weekend. by running in their Superhero 6K race. AAPI-MD collectively raised $451 for the the organization! Thank you to all who contributed and supported this noble endeavor.

This year, we are hoping to have even more support! Join us for the event this year on Sunday May 24, 2020. 

Updated 2/23/2020 8:46 PM.

DIPG, or Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, is a deadly type of brain tumor that primarily affects children. About 200-400 kids are diagnosed with it in the USA each year.

Find out more about the Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation at

Updated 2/23/2020 8:46 PM.