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Meet Your Doctors and Care Team

Your family physician is waiting to get to know you and your family! Your doctor has experience in many areas of medicine and is able to provide care to patients of all ages. Your doctor and care team are multi-lingual and multi-cultural.

Poorva Kamath, MDPoorva Kamath, M.D.

Gender: Female, She/Her

Languages: English, Hindi, Konkani, Kannada, Tulu

Medical Education: JSS University in Mysore, India

Residency: UC Davis, Merced, California Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Care Philosophy: “I’ve always wanted to be a physician. As a doctor, I love being useful and being able to help my patients. I love that AACI is small enough to make people feel at home but large enough so that everyone feels supported.”

Hobbies: Dr. Kamath enjoys painting, dancing, swimming, and outdoor activities.

Wangping Zhao, M.D.

Wangping Zhao, M.D.

Gender: Female, She/Her

Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Medical Education: Jiangxi Medical College, China

Residency: St. Johns Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Care Philosophy: “Helping people is my motivation. As a family physician, I enjoy the challenge of problem-solving and the opportunity to establish long-term relationships with my patients and their families.”

Hobbies: Dr. Zhao enjoys the beautiful weather, and loves shopping, reading and hiking.

Swapnaja Chandrachood, M.D.Swapnaja Chandrachood, M.D.

Gender: Female, She/Her

Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi

Medical Education: Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, India

Residency: NS LIJ Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, NY Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Care Philosophy: “I like to provide comprehensive and individualized care for patients. My communication style is open and effective.”

Hobbies: In her spare time, Dr. Chandrachood enjoys running, cooking, and yoga.

Deepali Lal, M.D., FAAP

Gender: Female, She.Her

Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish

Residency: Winthrop University Hospital (now NYU Winthrop Hospital)

Care Philosophy: “I aim to provide the best and nurturing care for my patients and be someone whom they can turn to anytime.”

Hobbies: In her spare time, Dr. Lal enjoys reading, spending time with her son, cooking, and sketching.