Our Team

Dhvani Doshi, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Obesity Medicine Physician
Dr. Dhvani Doshi is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM) and specializes in obesity medicine as a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). Dr. Doshi earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick and her Medical Degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She received her Master of Public Health degree from Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Doshi completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. She is passionate about prevention of chronic diseases and helping patients achieve their health goals, with the support of a healthy lifestyle. Her clinical and research interests include primary care and obesity medicine.

Kaveh Hajifathalian, MD, MPH, Advanced Bariatric Endoscopy Specialist
Dr. Hajifathalian is an Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) and the director of advanced and therapeutic endoscopy at Rutgers University Hospital. Dr. Hajifathalian obtained his medical degree at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He received his master of public health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, where he worked as a visiting scientist focusing on obesity related research. Dr. Hajifathalian completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic and his subspecialty training in gastroenterology and hepatology at Cornell University New York-Presbyterian hospital. He subsequently completed his fellowship in advanced and therapeutic endoscopy at Cornell University.

Dr. Hajifathalian has published many peer-reviewed research papers in prestigious medical journals, and has regularly presented his work in national and international meetings. His research findings have been cited more than 13,000 times in the medical literature. His clinical and research interests include obesity and its complications including fatty liver disease, as well as the minimally invasive endoscopic weight loss procedures.

Dr. Ravi Upadhyay, Obesity Medicine Physician

Dr. Ana Diaz, Obesity Medicine Physician

Dr. Sime Yuksel, Endocrinologist

Elizabeth Veras, RMA, Medical Patient Navigator

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