DrRajiv Narula

M.D D.A.B.F.P., CTH

Dr. Narula loves to travel and has visited more than twenty countries to date! This passion for travel was the inspiration for the development of International Travel Health Consultants [ITHC]. Established in 1996
Dr Rajiv Narula, MD

Dr Rajiv Narula M.D D.A.B.F.P., CTH

 

Dr. Narula has a unique and diverse background. He was born in India and attended school in the Himalayan foothills. He moved to Queens, New York in 1976 where he attended Francis Lewis High School. He feels very connected to Queens and enjoys its’ busy neighborhoods and cultural diversity. He is a regular visitor to his favorite eating spots.

Dr. Narula loves to travel and has visited more than twenty countries to date! This passion for travel was the inspiration for the development of International Travel Health Consultants [ITHC]. Established in 1996, ITHC has served tourists, corporate travelers, and has specialized in the particular needs of the news and movie industry. With his certification in Travel Health, and extensive experience, you can be confident that Dr. Narula will be an excellent choice for your pre travel medical needs.

Experiences:

July 2011 -Present: Occupational Health Physician – St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Oct 16,2011: Medical Review Office Certification.

Oct.2009  Present : NYS Police : Panel Physician

April 1996- Present: Poughkeepsie, New York Private Practice

Active primary care practice, started practice in 1996,

Manage health care needs of patients from 10 years of age

onwards. Oversee a staff of 5, converted to an Electronic

Medical Record in 2009.

1997 – Present Civil Surgeon Department of Homeland Security

Provide medical services for people who are getting an adjustment in their immigration status.

April 1996- Present Medical Director,International Travel Health Consults.

Travel Medical Services for corporate and leisure travelers Corporate clients include major news organizations like

CNN, CBS News, 60 Minutes. Have provided services for Sex and the City, and other major entertainment

organizations. Other corporations include Deutche Bank, Globe Op .

2001- Present: Clinical Associate Professor Community Medicine NY Medical College,Valhalla, NY

2001 – Present Civil Surgeon Department of Homeland Security

 

June 2000 – Oct 2001: Travel Medicine Column for Airport Press

Sept. 1994 – Feb. 1996 Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch N.J.  Emergency Department Attending.

Major teaching hospital with active Emergency Dept., responsibility included patient care and also active teaching of Medical students and Residents.

Feb. 1994 – Sept. 1994 Borough Of Metuchen, N.J. Occupational Medicine, Primary Care Physician

Involved with the borough to provide Occupational Medical services for various county employees..

July 1993 – Dec. 1995 John F.Kennedy Medical Center, Edison , N.J.

Active Occupational Health Center, providing care to

25,000 employees and also for several local businesses.

July 1993 – Dec. 1993 St. Mary Hospital, Hoboken, N.J. Emergency Department Attending

Community hospital with active Emergency Dept.,

responsibilities included patient care and teaching Family

Medicine Residents.

1991 – 1993 House Staff, St. Mary Hospital, Hoboken, N.J. Hospital, managed hospitalized patients Education:

1992 – 1993 St. Mary Hospital, Hoboken, N.J.Chief Resident, Family Practice Residency Program

1990 – 1992 St. Mary Hospital, Hoboken, N.J. Resident Family Practice Residency Program

1984 – 1989 St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada,West Indies Doctor of Medicine

1979 – 1983 Boston University, Boston, Mass. BA in Biology

Certification:

Board Certified in Family Practice 1993

Recertified: 2005

Certification in Travel Health 2003

 

Society Affiliation

International Society of Travel Medicine

AAFP 1 990 – 1996

ACOEM 1993 – 1994

AAPI 1996 – present

 

Hospital Affiliations:

Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

 

Publications: Dr.Narula has been mentioned in several publications with regards to Travel Medicine issues.

Allergy Free Naturally , By Eric Metcalf , Rick Ansorge.

Travel Medicine – Emerging Specialty By Kim Hood Nov 9, 99 Times Herald Record Germ Fighters – Paul Engstrom Wall Street Journal Sept 3, 1999

The Cure Hunters, New York Times Sunday Magazine – Dispatches from the Frontier of Global Medicine May 6, 2001

RNN: News segment on Travel Medicine

SARS Scare spreads – Advise regarding SARS To Your Health Illness threatens the well being of not only traveling execs, but the companies they work for, too. By Evelyn Beck

Live Right, Consider your health when stranded. Poughkeepsie Journal, March 14, 2007

Airport Press: Travel Medicine Column 2000-2001