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Sanjai Sinha, MD

Medical Reviewer

Sanjai Sinha, MD, has been an academic general internist since 2001. In that time, he's had the pleasure of seeing a broad spectrum of patients from a vast diversity of backgrounds. Engaging people to understand their health and make informed decisions, and communicating health topics effectively both in person and through patient educational content, is a challenge that animates his daily life, and something he is always working to improve.

Dr. Sinha did his undergraduate training at the University of California in Berkeley, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree at...

Expertise

Hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, preventive medicine, and obesity

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, the University of California at Berkeley
  • Doctor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Awards and Accreditation

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
  • VISN3 Network Director Award for Public Service
  • Commendation from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Hurricane Katrina relief work
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP), board-certified in Internal Medicine
  • Cornell Center for Health Equity
  • Institute for Primary Care Innovations
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

Press Coverage

Research:

Sinha, S., Kern, L. M., Gingras, L. F., Reshetnyak, E., Tung, J., Pelzman, F., McGrath, T. A., & Sterling, M. R. (2020). Implementation of Video Visits During COVID-19: Lessons Learned From a Primary Care Practice in New York CityFrontiers in public health8, 514. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00514

Gingras, L., Chester, J. G., Rajan, M., Sinha, S., & Kern, L. M. (2019). Do Hospitalizations Disrupt Loyalty to Ambulatory Care Providers?The Journal of ambulatory care management42(4), 305–311. https://doi.org/10.1097/JAC.0000000000000299

Evan T Sholle, Laura C Pinheiro, Prakash Adekkanattu, Marcos A Davila, III, Stephen B Johnson, Jyotishman Pathak, Sanjai Sinha, Cassidie Li, Stasi A Lubansky, Monika M Safford, Thomas R Campion, Jr, Underserved populations with missing race ethnicity data differ significantly from those with structured race/ethnicity documentationJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Volume 26, Issue 8-9, August/September 2019, Pages 722–729

Carmel, A. S., Cornelius-Schecter, A., Frankel, B., Jannat-Khah, D., Sinha, S., Pelzman, F., & Safford, M. M. (2019). Evaluation of the Patient Activated Learning System (PALS) to improve knowledge acquisition, retention, and medication decision making among hypertensive adults: Results of a pilot randomized controlled trialPatient education and counseling102(8), 1467–1474. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2019.03.001

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