Sunita Madhukar Deshmukh, MD, wants her patients to be involved in their medical care, saying her most important role as a physician is, "to provide patients with the necessary information and tools to resolve their health care issues while giving them the necessary support."
Board certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Deshmukh earned her medical degree at B.J. Medical College in Pune, India. She completed her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in geriatrics at Staten Island University Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Deshmukh also maintains a holistic philosophy in her practice. "I understand the importance of listening to my patients and dealing with their health care needs as a whole person," she says.
When away from her practice, Dr. Deshmukh enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music, reading and cooking.