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Harman Chawla, MD

  • Primary Specialty: Infectious Diseases
  • Languages Spoken: English, Punjabi, Hindu
  • Gender: Male

About Dr. Chawla

Dr. Harman Chawla is an internist, board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and fellowship trained in Infectious Disease. His internal medicine practice focuses on the clinical management of infectious diseases including the elderly. Dr. Chawla received his medical degree in India at Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College before completing his Internal Medicine residency at New York Medical College and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in Geriatrics a Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey followed by an Infectious Disease fellowship at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School. A member of the American Geriatric Society, Dr. Chawla has authored articles relative to the management of geriatric patients with various infectious diseases including AIDS and other bacterial infections.

“I believe a strong doctor-patient relationship is the root of good physical, spiritual and mental health. The most effective method to help achieve that is through patient empowerment and education so that they can make their own informed decision about how to approach their ailment. I look forward to being my patients’ advocate and trusted advisor by working closely with them and their families.

  • Medical School
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College India
  • Internship
  • New York Medical College-Caritas Health Care
  • Residency
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:

Dr. Chawla is interested in the full spectrum of Internal Medicine and
Infectious Diseases with focus on:

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Post-surgical infections
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Tropical medicine
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • HIV co-infection
  • Infection in immunocompromised patients
  • Central nervous system infections
  • Endocarditis.
  • Hospital Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship, analyzing emerging patterns of infections and antibiotic resistance in hospital based setting, and helping to monitor, develop guidelines, and educate other providers.