Dr. Upadhyay comes from the Himalayan country of Nepal. He graduated from Nepalgunj Medical College in Nepal and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago. He was then selected to serve as a Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine residency program. After completion of this additional year of chief residency training Dr. Upadhyay joined University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the department of Internal Medicine and served as academic hospitalist and associate program director for Internal Medicine residency program. He took care of patients admitted at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, NV and taught medical students and residents in his service. He also supervised residents in their Primary Care clinic. His area of work in the residency program has been the development of quality improvement and patient safety curriculum. He coached and mentored residents in their quality improvement and patient safety projects. Dr. Upadhyay has received several awards and recognition throughout his medical career. He is academically active and is a member of several professional organizations.
He strongly believes in preventative medicine and values doctor patient relationship. He is attentive and articulate with his patients. He finds joy in educating and counseling his patient. His philosophy in medicine is to help the body care for itself. He loves hiking, spending time with his family and traveling. He is also an amateur cook.
Salient professional accomplishments:
· Young Physician Award, American College of Physicians Nevada Chapter, 2017
· Fellow of American College of Physician (FACP), 2016
· Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013
· Letter of Commendation as outstanding resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, 2012
· Intern of the year, Department of Internal Medicine, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, 2011
Special Interest: Obesity and Weight loss management
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