Ankush BansalAnkush Bansal is a practicing hospitalist and telemedicine practitioner who is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He was a past Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Miami. He is also an Advisory Council Member, Chair of the Council of Early Physicians, and Chair of the Hospitalist Committee of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians. He serves as the President of the NJ, NY, and CA practices of HealthTap, a peer-reviewed, social media medical website and telemedicine provider and WellVia, another telemedicine provider. He has been interviewed about telemedicine in Kaiser Health News, CNBC, and Physicians Money Digest. He is a volunteer with the Florida Department of Health’s Medical Reserve Corps in Miami-Dade County which trains volunteer first responders and medical professionals to provide care for the region at the population level when confronted with natural and man-made disasters. In the past, he did basic research in breast cancer at Georgetown University and the Medical College of Virginia. He is licensed to practice medicine in 17 states.
Ankush grew up in Fairfax County, VA, where he graduated from the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology. He then completed his undergraduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, medical studies at Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and his residency training at Christiana Care Health System in the Wilmington area of Delaware. He is currently based out of south Florida.