Benu Lohani

MD Radiology

Dr. Lohani did her medical graduation from Chennai University and post-graduation in Radiodiagnosis and Imaging from PGIMER

Dr. Lohani did her medical graduation from Chennai University and post-graduation in Radiodiagnosis and Imaging from PGIMER, Chandigarh, India in 1998. She is Professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging at Institute of Medicine, TUTH. She has been associated with the Clinic since 2007.

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Bhawana Amatya

MD General Practitioner

Dr Amatya completed her undergraduate medical education from Tribhuvan University, Nepal 2011 and received Masters in General Practice degree from the prestigious Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine (TUTH)

Dr Amatya completed her undergraduate medical education from Tribhuvan University, Nepal 2011 and received Masters in General Practice degree from the prestigious Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine (TUTH), Kathmandu, Nepal in 2016. Her past affiliations include Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital ad Patan Hospital. She joined CIWEC in August 2016.

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David R. Shlim

MD, MEDICAL DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Dr. Shlim was the Medical Director of the CIWEC from 1983-1998. He currently lives in Kelly, Wyoming where he serves as Medical

Dr. Shlim was the Medical Director of the CIWEC from 1983-1998. He currently lives in Kelly, Wyoming where he serves as Medical Director of Jackson Travel and Tropical Medicine Center. He is the author of the Health Chapter in Lonely Planet’s “Trekking in the Nepal Himalayas” and serves as an advisor to the Hospital. He is the Past President of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).

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Gerda Pohl

MRCGP, MRCOG, DTMPH, General Practitioner with special interest in Gynaecology and Family Planning

Dr. Gerda is Austrian but graduated from medical school in Hannover, Germany. She then went to the UK for postgraduate training in Gynaecology and later General Practice, and completed a diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health in Berlin in 2001.

Dr. Gerda is Austrian but graduated from medical school in Hannover, Germany. She then went to the UK for postgraduate training in Gynaecology and later General Practice, and completed a diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health in Berlin in 2001.  She worked as a General Practitioner briefly in Germany and then in the UK for 8 years before joining CIWEC in November 2013. She has also been involved in charitable work in Nepal for many years with PHASE Nepal. She speaks English, German, French and Nepali.

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J. Siobhan Kelly

Dental Hygienist

Ms. Kelly completed Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University, USA. She has over 3 decades of experience

Ms. Kelly completed Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Idaho State University, USA. She has over 3 decades of experience as a Dental Hygienist in USA and in Nepal. She has advanced training in periodontal therapy and helps people maintain a healthy mouth in order to retain all of their teeth through their lifetime. She joined CIWEC in 2005.

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Kishore Pandey

MRCP, Pediatrics, Family Medicine

Dr. Pandey graduated from medical college in India and specialized in pediatrics from the United Kingdom

Dr. Pandey graduated from medical college in India and specialized in pediatrics from the United Kingdom where he worked for 15 years before returning to Nepal. He has been associated with the Clinic since 1998 and has extensive experience in taking care of both adults and children.

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Manoj Yadav

Physiotherapist

Dr. Yadav is the first Physiotherapy Graduate from PGI, Chandigarh-India. He has an extensive experience of over 7 years in Musculoskeletal,

Dr. Yadav is the first Physiotherapy Graduate from PGI, Chandigarh-India. He has an extensive experience of over 7 years in Musculoskeletal, Neuro, and Chest Physio, ICU and manual techniques (Chiropractic and soft tissue techniques, tapping etc). He is an extremely competent and very popular physiotherapist.

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Niranjan Sharma

DMD

Dr. Sharma graduated from Emilio Aguinaldo College of Dentistry, Manila, Phillippines in 2001, where the American

Dr. Sharma graduated from Emilio Aguinaldo College of Dentistry, Manila, Phillippines in 2001, where the American education system is followed. He has spent time in Japan training in oral and Maxillofacial prosthetics and implant dentistry and obtained a Diploma in Orthodontics from the International Association of Orthodontics, Milwaukee, USA. He has been associated with the Clinic since 2009 taking care of routine and emergency dental needs of expatriates and tourists.

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Prativa Pandey

MD, Medical Director

Dr. Pandey attended medical school in New Delhi, India, and was residency trained in Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Pandey attended medical school in New Delhi, India, and was residency trained in Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She became Board Certified in that specialty in 1984 and practiced for 10 years in the Boston area. She joined the clinic in 1993 and became the Medical Director in 1998. She is the past president of the International Society of Travel Medicine ISTM) and is site director for the GeoSentinel project, an international cooperative project to monitor emerging diseases through research of travel related illnesses. She has worked one season as a Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) volunteer doctor in the Everest Region and currently serves on the medical board of the HRA.

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Rashila Pradhan

MD, General Practitioner

Dr.Pradhan graduated from the University of Leipzig, Germany and received the Diploma in Community Health and Tropical Medicine

Dr.Pradhan graduated from the University of Leipzig, Germany and received the Diploma in Community Health and Tropical Medicine from Berlin. She completed Masters in General Practice at the Institute of Medicine, TUTH, Kathmandu in 2005. She worked as a Senior Registrar in the Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine at Patan Hospital for 4 years before joining CIWEC in 2009. She is certified in Travel Health (CTH) from the International Society of Travel Medicine and is fluent in German.

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Samrat Bashyal

MD, General Practitioner

Dr Bashyal obtained his undergraduate medical education from Moscow in 2001 and specialized in Emergency and General Practice

Dr Bashyal obtained his undergraduate medical education from Moscow in 2001 and specialized in Emergency and General Practice from the prestigious Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in 2008. He worked for 4 years as the chief of Emergency and General Practice Department at Kathmandu Model Hospital before joining CIWEC in 2012. He is an instructor of primary trauma care management and is fluent in Russian and English.

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Sonya Martin

MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Martin received her medical degree from New York University before completing her residency, chief residency and fellowship

Dr. Martin received her medical degree from New York University before completing her residency, chief residency and fellowship in psychiatry at Columbia University.   Her practice integrates mind, brain, body and environment into a holistic approach to optimizing mental health.   She offers medication management and psychotherapy in both the acute and long-term setting at CIWEC.

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Suvash Dawadi

MDGPEM, DiMM, General Practitioner

Completed undergraduate medical studies as well as Masters in General
Practice and Emergency Medicine from the prestigious Tribhuwan
University, Institute of Medicne (TUTH) in 2017.

Dr. Suvash completed his undergraduate medical studies as well as Masters in General
Practice and Emergency Medicine from the prestigious Tribhuwan
University, Institute of Medicne (TUTH) in 2017. He holds a Diploma in
Mountain Medicine approved by UIAA/IKAR/ISMM. He has special interest in
altitude, wilderness and travel medicine. He joined CIWEC in 2017.

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