David R. Shlim

MD, MEDICAL DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Dr. Shlim was the Medical Director of the CIWEC from 1983-1998. He currently lives in Kelly, Wyoming where he serves as Medical

Dr. Shlim was the Medical Director of the CIWEC from 1983-1998. He currently lives in Kelly, Wyoming where he serves as Medical Director of Jackson Travel and Tropical Medicine Center. He is the author of the Health Chapter in Lonely Planet’s “Trekking in the Nepal Himalayas” and serves as an advisor to the Hospital. He is the Past President of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).

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Dr. Sudha Sharma

Co-Medical Director

Dr. Sharma trained as an obstetrician and gynecologist in India, UK and Nepal. After extensive practice experience in the specialty, she moved on to a career in management and governance as the Director of Maternity Hospital in Kathmandu and Secretary, Ministry of health and population, Nepal. She is a fellow of the Royal College of […]

Dr. Sharma trained as an obstetrician and gynecologist in India, UK and Nepal. After extensive practice experience in the specialty, she moved on to a career in management and governance as the Director of Maternity Hospital in Kathmandu and Secretary, Ministry of health and population, Nepal. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists UK, and has served as the Chief of Health and Nutrition program in UNICEF Tanzania for 5 years. She joined CIWEC Hospital in 2018 as the Director of surgical services primarily responsible for enhancing surgical care at the hospital.

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Prativa Pandey

MD, Medical Director

Dr. Pandey attended medical school in New Delhi, India, and was residency trained in Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Pandey attended medical school in New Delhi, India, and was residency trained in Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She became Board Certified in that specialty in 1984 and practiced for 10 years in the Boston area. She joined the clinic in 1993 and became the Medical Director in 1998. She is the past president of the International Society of Travel Medicine ISTM) and is site director for the GeoSentinel project, an international cooperative project to monitor emerging diseases through research of travel related illnesses. She has worked one season as a Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) volunteer doctor in the Everest Region and currently serves on the medical board of the HRA.

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Sandeep Gupta

MD General Practitioner

Dr. Sandeep Gupta specialized in General Practice and Emergency Medicine from the TUTH in Kathmandu in 2011

Dr. Sandeep Gupta specialized in General Practice and Emergency Medicine from the TUTH in Kathmandu in 2011 after which he worked as the Medical Director of Lamjung District Hospital for 3 years. He has keen interest in Travel Medicine and joined CIWEC Hospital in July 2014.

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