Credentials

CURRICULUM VITAE

SURESH M. ADVANI, MD, MPH

300, 17th Street

Bakersfield, CA 93301

661-869-1982

Date of Birth: May 19th 1956

Place of Birth: Nagpur, India

Citizenship: USA

 

EDUCATION

1999    Master’s in Public Health (Health Services Management), University of Washington, Seattle.

1998    Occupational Medicine Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas.

1998    Hyperbaric Training for Health Care Officer, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas.

1997    Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas.

1980    M.B.,B.S., B. J. Medical College, Gujarat, India.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

08/1999 – Present    Founder/Director, “Pearls of Hope Medical Clinic”, Bakersfield, CA.

08/1998 – 08/1999    Flight Commander, Occupational Medicine, Edward’s AFB, CA.

08/1997 – 08/1998    Flight Surgeon, United States Air Force – Medical Core, Edward’s AFB, CA.

05/1995 – 07/1997    Staff Physician, Bakersfield Family Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA.

04/1990 – 04/1994    Staff Physician, National Health Services Inc. Buttonwillow, CA.

10/1989 – 04/1990    Emergency Physician, Alliance Community Hospital, Bakersfield, CA.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1994 – 1999    Review of the 1993 Coccidioidomycosis Epidemic in Kern County, USA.

1986 – 1987    1. Physiology of the Neo-Rectal Pouch in Rabbits. On a grant from Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA.

2. Influence of Bile in disease activity in Immune Complex Induced Colitis.

3. Case Reviews of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Pancreatic Abscesses.

1981 – 1984    1. Retrospective Study of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

2. Clinical Trials of Antagosan, Azthreonam, and Cicloxillic Acid.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS

1987    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Award, Research and Education Institute, Torrance, CA.

1972    National Merit Scholar, India.

1972 – 1975    Higher Education Scholarship, India.

MEDICAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATES

California    A47730

DEA    BA 2130615

NPI    1083714828

BLS    Current

EXAMINATIONS

FMGEMS    July 22nd – 23rd 1986, Certificate# 374-475-2.

FLEX    June 11th – 13th 1987, Certificate# 560519025.

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Preventive Medicine & Public Health – January 2000-2010, Recertified 2010-2020.

PUBLICATIONS

Advani, S.M., Grayston, J.T., De Rouen, T.: Coccidioidomycosis: Development of a Tool to assess the Initial Status and determine Indications for Early Treatment. A Thesis accepted by University of Washington towards Master in Public Health.

White G.H., Advani, S.M., Williams R.A., Wilson S.E.: Cardiac Risk Index as Predictor of Long Term Survival after Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. American Journal of Surgery, 156: 103-107, 1988.

Parikh A.J., Advani, S.M.: Surgery for Diabetes – Surgery for Diabetes - Pancreatic Transplantation. A special issue published on Diabetes by Gujarat State Medical Association.

Advani S.M.: Ulcerative Colitis – Changing trends in Diagnosis and Management. A Dissertation accepted by the Gujarat University for M.S. examination.

PRESENTATIONS

Advani, S.M.: Current Trends in Management of Coccidioidomycosis. 43rd Coccidioidomycosis Study Group Meeting, Tijuana, Mexico, March 20th 1999.

Parikh A.J., Advani S.M.: Conservative Management of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Bleeding. Scientific Session of Gujarat State Annual Medical Conference, 1984

Advani, S.M.:     Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Diabetes

Surgery for Diabetes

Role of Exercise in Diabetes 

Hepatitis – An Occupational Hazard

Laparoscopy

Management of Bacterial Shock

Grand Rounds at K. M. School of Post Graduate Medicine and Research

SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS

American College of Preventive Medicine.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR

I took seven years of training in the National Cadet Corps of the Indian Air Force, with the last year as Under Officer in No.2 Gujarat Air Squadron of the N.C.C. I was adjudged the Best Cadet and Best Aero-Modeler for three consecutive years. I am also proficient at Mountaineering, Rifle shooting and Gliding.

REFERENCES

  • Dr Yadwinder K. Narang,MD

    • Cardiologist

    • 3940 San Dimas StBakersfield, CA 93301

    • Phone: 661-633-2541

  • Dr. Zora Gill, MD

    • General Surgeon

    • 2501 H Street, Suite A, Bakersfield, CA 93301

    • Phone: 661-322-8000

  • Dr. Girish Patel, MD

    • Truxtun Radiology Medical Group

    • 9900 Stockdale Hwy, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93311

    • Phone: 661-616-5100