Pediatric Residency, Third-Year Resident
M.P. Shah Government Medical College, Gujarat, India
What brought you here to Michigan?
I came in Michigan in June 2015 for my residency at Hurley Medical Center.
Why did you choose your specialty?
I always love working with kids and love their resilient nature, which always inspires me to be a better physician every day.
Family fun facts:
My family includes my parents, younger brothers and in-laws, who live in India. My beloved husband Narendra lives in New York City, NY.
When you’re not working, what do you do for fun?
I love going out with friends on shopping, also love watching TV dramas, movies. We also do lots of holiday celebrations together like Halloween, Christmas, etc., and get together at various occasions.
What you love most about Hurley & Flint area?
Hurley is a very friendly, warm, welcoming and caring place. I love the people here, who are like my family. I like fall in Michigan, which is so beautiful and colorful!
What inspires you?
My family, teachers.
What do you miss most about home?
I miss my family a lot, celebrations and festivals at home. But here I go to various places to celebrate festivals with my friends, and my hubby and I always keep in touch with my family via video calling. And there are plenty of options (to stay in touch) nowadays!
Favorite music, movies, websites?
My favorite music is Bollywood music. Indian movies are my favorite movies. My favorite websites are shopping websites.
Favorite things about Michigan:
About Michigan, I like the area and the people here, and there’s no traffic, which is big thing for me. And it’s an affordable place in general.