Dr. Pallavi Gowda is a holistic internal medicine physician from the University of Pikeville- Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicineand has a Masters of Health Administration degree from George Washington University. Dr. Gowda served in the US Army and training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) and currently serves on County Health Initiative boards. She offers a membership-based concierge program for a limited number of patients who are interested in enhanced service and a more personalized approach to their health management. The elite program allows her to provide you with a level of attention and service that–as a physician–she believes is missing in the traditional medical practice. She works with a close network of physicians to provide high quality care for all your needs. Her concierge program ensures your wellness needs are met conveniently and with compassion and support. A physician who really knows you and is able to provide the quality care you deserve. She has a special interest in obesity and lifestyle medicine. Her exclusive program membership benefits include the following: Executive comprehensive screening exam with labs and diagnostic testing included. Timely relaxed visits on the same or next day. My personal availability after hours or on weekends should you have an important medical needs. Promptly reliable communication by the office manager doctor. Use of an innovative practical state of the art electronic medical record system integrating a patient mobile application and remote patient monitoring that she, herself helped design. Awards: Bethesda Magazine Top Doc Washingtonian Top Doc Certification of Recognition, Comptroller of Maryland Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society (George Washington University) National Committee for Quality Assurance National Defense Service Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Army Superior Unit Award, WRAMC
Bruce Alan Kehr, M.D. is the Founder and President of Potomac Psychiatry. He has been named a Washingtonian Magazine “Top Doctor” annually from 2012 to 2019; and in 2019 he was the only adult psychiatrist named “Top Doctor” by Bethesda Magazine. Dr. Kehr is an accomplished author whose works have been read by over 1,000,000 people in 206 countries. In 2020 and 2021, his blog was ranked #2 in the nation among the top 50 mental health-related blogs. He is also the Founder of PainScript, a personalized digital platform for pain management, substance use disorder and chronic care management. His extensive writings and inventions highlight his passion for helping patients with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, life adjustment issues, substance use disorder and bipolar disorder. He will do “whatever it takes” to help someone ease emotional pain, recover their health, and improve their relationships with others; utilizing Root Cause Psychiatry, for patients have not responded well to prior treatment, using innovative new tests related to psychiatric genomics, the microbiome and leaky gut syndrome, food allergies, and nutritional deficiencies. He also treats adolescents and adults with psychotherapy. Many of his clients are attorneys, physicians, and business leaders. Through his collective expertise and experience in business and psychiatry, he specializes in helping business executives lead more balanced, symptom-free lives. He is the author of Becoming Whole, A Healing Companion to Ease Emotional Pain and Find Self-Love, and co-author of Enduring Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips for Caring for Your Loved One and Yourself. Specialty/Awards: Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor, 2012 to 2019 Bethesda Magazine Top Doctor, 2019 - Present Global Health & Pharma (GHP), Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards 2020, Best Psychiatric Care Provider in Maryland (Practice Award) PharmaVOICE 100, “One of the top 100 most inspirational and influential people in the life sciences industry."
Experience, expertise, and compassion are the hallmarks of the hand and upper extremity team at The Orthopaedic Center (TOC) division within the Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics. After leaving his residency at Yale and subsequent fellowship in Syracuse, Dr. Sunjay Berdia has provided the highest non-surgical and surgical care for the past 19 years. He uses cutting-edge surgical techniques such as the minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release. Additionally, his interests include upper extremity fractures, such as distal radius fractures, upper extremity arthritis, and rotator cuff tears. Dr. Berdia believes in the benefits of team-based health care and that working closely with his certified hand therapists (CHT) at TOC is vital for enhancing long-term positive outcomes. The CHT’s have dedicated themselves to understanding the complexity of hand anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics, in addition to utilizing progressive evidence based treatment procedures to achieve the best possible results. As a team, they strive to communicate and collaborate for the common goal of optimizing each patient’s recovery. Awards: Bethesda Magazine Top Docs Washingtonian Magazine Top Docs in Hand Surgery Graduation from Medical School from University of Chicago with Honors and Alpha Omega Alpha Graduation from Vanderbilt University with Summa Cum Laude