CMC/DHK Welcomes Dany Nehru, MD to the Department of Hospital Medicine
August 23, 2012
Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (CMC/DHK) welcomes Dany Nehru, MD, to our medical staff as a Hospitalist. In this role, Dr. Nehru practices medicine in the hospital, overseeing patient care from admission to discharge, working collaboratively with each patient's primary care physician.
As a hospital-based specialist at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene, Dr. Nehru works with other medical practitioners and staff members, providing care in a Medical Home Team, helping patients become active participants in their health and well-being. The Medical Home Team integrates all aspects of a person's preventive, acute, and chronic care, offering patients comfort, convenience, and optimal health throughout their lifetimes. CMC/DHK implemented this Medical Home model to help prevent and manage chronic conditions.
Dr. Nehru completed his medical residency training in Internal Medicine at Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba, Dutch-Caribbean. Dr. Nehru also holds a Bachelor of Science in Life Science from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
While attending medical school, Dr. Nehru worked as an Advanced First Aid Level 3 Attendant in British Columbia, Canada where he was responsible for critical airway interventions as well as identifying, assessing and treating injuries such as eye injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, poisonings, ligament and tendon injuries. Prior to that time, he worked in British Columbia in a Clinical Clerkship where he educated patients about their illnesses and treatments and assisted physicians with procedures as well as maintaining medical records. He communicates well with patients, helping them to feel well informed and comfortable through the course of their examinations and treatments.
Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation's healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Vision 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation's healthiest community by 2020. For information, please call (603) 354-5400 or visit cheshiremed.org.