Pramoda Mohapatra, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Meet Pramoda Mohapatra, MD
A physicist who became a medical doctor? You must learn more about Dr. Pramoda Mohapatra, MD.
Bornin in India, Dr. Pramoda Mohapatra eventually emigrated to the United States in 1981. He enrolled in a bachelor’s of science program at the University of Maryland. He was so passionate about his work he then pursued his Master’s degree from the same university. Of course, Dr. Mohapatra did not stop there. In 1987, just six years after arriving in the United States, he earned a PhD. Specifically, his scientific research was focused on high-energy physics at the University of Delaware and the University of Colorado.
So how did this physicist become a medical doctor? While at the University of Colorado Mohapatra became interested in medicine. He graduated at the top of his class in 1999. Afterward, he completed both his internship and residency at St. Anthony Hospital in Denver; Colorado.
Dr. Mohapatra is board certified in family medicine and has practice it together with emergency medicine since 2002. Family physicians are considered to be the most versatile of all physicians. In fact, they provide comprehensive care to patients of all genders and all ages. Their extensive training beyond medical school allows them to provide the best possible patient care. Mohapatra has in-depth training across the human experience. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, he also offers preventive care. This includes routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunization and screening tests, school physicals, and counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, he can help treat everything from heart disease to stroke and hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and asthma – family physicians provide ongoing, personal care for your whole family from birth throughout your life.