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Shikta Gupta, MD
- Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Shikta Gupta, MD, is an attending physician and Assistant Professor, Geriatrics at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Gupta’s clinical focus is in post-acute and long-term care, with interests including postoperative care of orthopedic surgeries, palliative care and end-of-life care. She also has an interest in the management of falls in elderly, and policies, procedures and regulations in nursing home settings.
In 2001, Dr. Gupta completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at Kings George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India. She started her postgraduate training with an internship and residency at McLennan County Family Practice from 2002 to 2005. She then came to Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein School of Medicine, completing a fellowship in geriatric medicine in 2006 followed by a research fellowship in geriatric medicine in 2007.
Dr. Gupta’s research interests follow her clinical interests. She has shared her work through abstracts and publications. She was also a champion expert educator in project ECHO, which was a federal grant focused on healthcare improvement and education of nursing homes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her efforts for medical care of nursing home residents during the COVID-19 pandemic were featured in a documentary made by Define America, an organization that advocates and narrates conversations about everyday Americans.
Dr. Gupta is board certified in geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. She has earned several accolades, including the Leo M. Davidoff award for outstanding teaching of medical students and the Geriatrics Academic Career Award as a clinician educator focusing on falls in the elderly. She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the American Society of Medical Directors and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
2000 East Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY 10469-6016
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
- Medical School:
King George Medical College
McLennan County Family Practice
Montefiore Medical Center