Medical Board of California appoints Hemant Dhingra


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Clovis, CA

Hemant Dhingra, of Clovis, has been appointed to the Medical Board of California. The Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, announced the appointment of the Indian American nephrologist, Dr Dhingra. He has been the Chief of Medical Staff at the Saint Agnes Medical Center of Fresno since 2023, where he was Founding Program Director of Internal Medicine.

He has been President of the Nephrology Group since 2014. A democrat, Dhingra is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the California Medical Association. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his Fellowship in Nephrology at Texas Tech University. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. He received his medical degree from Government Medical College Amritsar and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dhingra was one of the founding members of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), a national organization that represents the interests and values of Indian-American physicians.

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