Dr. Parikh is a leading allergist and has received international acclaim in the field of allergy, asthma and immunology. He is a Diplomate of American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Clinical Associate Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a Fellow of the American College of Allergy & Immunology and Trustee of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI). He’s also a Fellow, Allergy/Immunology (Adult and Pediatrics) at the New York Medical College and Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York
Dr. Parikh is a patron of several philanthropic organizations including the American India Foundation, and has contributed to select causes, including to the rehabilitation of the Gujarat earthquake and Tamil Nadu tsunami victims. Dr. Parikh accompanied President Clinton when he visited Gujarat to assess the impact of the earthquake in 2001. From 1995 through 2005, Dr. Parikh funded a scholarship program for undergraduate students in the Indian-American community through the Share and Care Foundation.
Sudhir M. Parikh, M.D., is one of the most honored Indian Americans. Topping the honors is the 2010 Padma Shri conferred on Dr. Parikh by the President of India, Prathibha Patil. He is the recipient of the 2006 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, bestowed on non-resident Indians (NRIs) by the government of India. He’s also a recipient of the 2005 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 2002, he received the National Excellence Award from former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao in recognition for his philanthropic activities. Dr. Parikh was appointed member of the National Leadership Advisory Committee of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans in 1999 in recognition of his efforts on the Hill.