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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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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Sandeep Gupta

MD General Practitioner

Dr. Sandeep Gupta specialized in General Practice and Emergency Medicine from the TUTH in Kathmandu in 2011

Dr. Sandeep Gupta specialized in General Practice and Emergency Medicine from the TUTH in Kathmandu in 2011 after which he worked as the Medical Director of Lamjung District Hospital for 3 years. He has keen interest in Travel Medicine and joined CIWEC Hospital in July 2014.

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Saroj Pokhrel

MD Physician

Dr. Saroj Pokhrel won a scholarship to study in China for an undergraduate medical degree.

Dr. Saroj Pokhrel won a scholarship to study in China for an undergraduate medical degree. After completing internship in various Kathmandu hospitals, he completed post graduation in Internal Medicine from Tribhuvan University affiliate Universal College of Medical Sciences in Nepal. He is from the Pokhara area and joined CIWEC Pokhara in August 2015. He is fluent in Chinese.

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Sonu Bhattarai

MD General Practitioner

Dr Sonu 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 2015.

Dr Sonu 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 2015. Her past affiliations include Kathmandu Medical College Teaching hospital and KIST medical college. She joined CIWEC in January 2017.

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