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Dr. Saumil Parikh, MD, FACEP


Dr. Saumil Parikh is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and practices clinically in adult and pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is the Residency Director and Associate Chairman of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital in Flushing, Queens, New York. He is a Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He obtained his B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Biological Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University. He later went on to obtain his M.D. at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. 


Since graduating his residency in 2007, Dr. Parikh has been extensively involved in Academic Emergency Medicine. He served as the Student Clerkship Director for two years at Maimonides Medical Center. He later moved on to New York Presbyterian Queens (formerly known as New York Hospital of Queens) where he has been an attending physician ever since in Emergency Medicine. Since his tenure at New York Presbyterian Queens, Dr. Parikh has served as the Assistant Residency Director, the Associate Residency Director, and now the Residency Director in Emergency Medicine. Simultaneously he has worked clinically at additional hospital Emergency Departments such as Glens Falls Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Southside Hospital, and Forest Hills Hospital.


He is currently a member of many Emergency Medicine organizations including the American College of Emergency Medicine, including its New York chapter, the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Council of Emergency Medicine. He has conducted research in Medical Education, Toxicology, and Sepsis. He has presented his research and lectured both nationally and internationally. He has received several awards including three awards for Teacher of the Year. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, trying world cuisines, and spending time with his spouse and two children.