Himanshu Pandya, MD
Board of Directors
Himanshu Pandya, MD
Dr. Himanshu Pandya is a board-certified Internal medicine physician with primary care practices in Queens, Brooklyn, and Long Island.
He is a past Chair of the AAPI academic and research committee and current Board of trustees of AAPI Queens-Long Island. AAPI- American Association of Physicians of Indian origin is the third-largest organization of Physicians in the US after AMA, and ACP represents more than 80,000 Indian physicians and 40 000 residents/fellows/medical students in the country.
He was an executive committee member of the Diabetes Expo by the American Diabetic Association at Jacob Javitz Convention. Each event had more than 8000 registrations. He served on a board of directors for SNAP- Services Now for Adult Persons. SNAP is a social service agency dedicated to improving and enhancing the quality of life for older adults in Queens. SNAP delivers 2,700 hot Meals under the program Meals on Wheels a month in Queens.
On a social front, Dr. Pandya is an executive member of the health committee for Gujarati Samaj of New York, 2012 to present, and has served as a chairperson of the Milan Senior citizen program run by Herricks Indo-US and committed 2 hours (11 AM – 1 PM) of voluntary service every Friday for two years. He is a chairman of the South Asian diabetes Expo and organizes Diabetes health fairs for the South Asian community in New York City and Long Island. He has not only selflessly conducted Numerous Community Programs and Health Fairs but also provided Pro Bono Medical Advice to the Community at large at these Health Fairs.
Hofstra University honored Dr. Pandya as a part of its Suburban Diversity program in November 2017. He also received the Nargis Dutt Memorial Cancer Foundation award in 2018. The organization works to prevent and treat cancers that disproportionately affect women in India. DREAM Foundation, NYC, 2019, also honored him.
Professionally, he is a Medical Director of a 400 beds nursing home in Queens.
His passion is to combine a healthy lifestyle with modern medicine to bring a positive synergistic effect in today’s medicine.
He lives in Roslyn with his wife Dipali, a dentist, and son Aadi, a BA-MD student at Brooklyn college-SUNY Downstate Medical center and an author of five children’s books.