August 27, 2013
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Kalpana Gorthi, MD recently joined Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Quivira Internal Medicine. Overland Park Regional Medical Center is part of of HCA Midwest Health System—Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider and private sector employer. Quivira Internal Medicine is part of Midwest Physicians, a network of experienced, multi-specialty physicians located throughout the greater Kansas City metropolitan area that is also a part of HCA Midwest Health System.
Prior to moving to Johnson County, Dr. Gorthi was a member of the Internal Medicine Committee at Baptist Medical Center South and the Resident Selection Committee for the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in Montgomery, AL. She also worked as attending physician/hospitalist at Baptist Health System, Montgomery, AL. In India, Dr. Gorthi completed a Residential Internship at Government General Hospital, Chennai, India and received a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Madras Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India. She was among the top one percent of candidates in the pre-medical test to have secured admission into one of India’s top 10 medical colleges.
“I am delighted to serve patients at Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Quivira Internal Medicine while working with a staff that offers excellent medical care and personalized attention,” says Dr. Gorthi. “I look forward to a long tenure with one the area’s top healthcare providers.”
This highly experienced clinician was a research assistant for five years at UAB Montgomery Internal Medicine Residency Program Ambulatory Clinic, in Montgomery, AL. Her work has been published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and she has made poster presentations before the American College of Physicians and the Society of General Internal Medicine.
“Dr. Gorthi brings a wealth of professional knowledge and expertise to Quivira Internal Medicine and Midwest Physicians,” says Loren Meyer, MD, President, Midwest Physicians. “We anticipate a long and rewarding association with this exemplary medical professional.”
“Kalpana Gorthi is an exciting addition to our medical and support staff,” says Damond Boatwright, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Overland Park Regional Medical Center. “Her exceptional skills will assure caring and compassionate medical treatment for her patients.”
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (913) 541-7478 or visit mymidwestphysician.com.