Dr. Gupta is a hospitalist at Wellspan York Hospital in York, Pa. He is the former medical director of the hospitalist program at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa., and the former director of the department of medicine research at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa. He is president and founder of the South Central Pennsylvania chapter of SHM.
Undergraduate education: Punjab University, India
Medical school: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Notable: After spending 10 years as a director of microbiology at Vencor Hospital in Arlington, Va., Dr. Gupta began attending medical school when he was 36. Although he started his hospitalist career much later than most, he has made up the time through active participation at the hospitals in which he worked. He has been a part of the medical executive committee, the quality council, and the performance improvement committee,. He also chaired the credential committee. As a research specialist, he has taken part in 34 clinical trials. As a hospitalist, he focuses on providing efficient, safe, and cost-effective care for his patients.
FYI: Dr. Gupta’s favorite pastime is golf. He loves watching sports and movies with his family. He says one of his greatest achievements is having sons who attend Duke University and Cornell University.
Quotable: “Becoming an SHM fellow is a great honor and recognition. It means a lot for the new designation of the hospitalist.”