Menaka K. Dhand, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Education/Experience

Dr. Dhand received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York University Langone School of Medicine in Brooklyn, N.Y. Before joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Dhand practiced as a hospitalist at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Ga.

Career Influence

“A big influence on my choice to pursue a career in medicine is what I see as the need for more focus on preventive care and education in U.S. health care.”

Clinical Interests

Dr. Dhand provides comprehensive primary care for adults. She has special interests in preventive medicine, lifestyle modification, and diabetes education.

Personal Interests

Dr. Dhand enjoys spending time with her husband and infant daughter. Having recently relocated to downtown Seattle, they enjoy exploring the local area and its surrounding cities, along with traveling internationally. She is a novice to cooking and enjoys testing new recipes in her spare time.

Practice Philosophy

“I believe practicing medicine involves equal teamwork between the provider and patient with a mutual understanding of reaching a shared goal. Communication and understanding of health is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.”

Languages

Conversational Spanish