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Shraddha Tongia, MD

Shraddha Tongia, MD

Shraddha Tongia, MD

PAR Internal Medicine Residency Program

Associate Program Director, Director of Inpatient Medicine

Medical School: 
SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
Residency and Fellowships: 

Residency, Internal Medicine

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

Fellowship, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

Clinical & Teaching Interests: 

Dr. Tongia went to medical school in India. She then moved to the United States in 1999, to Long Island, New York. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency and subsequently Fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

She is board-certified in Internal medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical care medicine and Sleep medicine.

She received the Edward Meilman fellowship award for excellence in clinical and basic science research in 2003–2004 and 2004–2005. She also received certification of achievement for outstanding research during medical residency.

She moved to Georgia with her husband, Dr. Rohit Tongia in 2005. She joined Athens Pulmonary and Sleep medicine in 2008.

Dr. Tongia is Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgia Regents University. She is Chief, Critical Care Medicine at Athens Regional Medical Center.

She has special interest in bronchoscopy and performs endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy and electromagnetically guided bronchoscopy.

She introduced dysphagia evaluation using fiber optic evaluation of swallowing and sensory testing (FEESST) at Athens Regional Medical Center as well as at Athens pulmonary.

Personal Interests: 

Dr. Tongia has 2 young boys and her husband is an Interventional Cardiologist. She enjoys traveling with her family and reading in her spare time.

Athens Regional Health System

Piedmont Athens Regional Health System is one of Northeast Georgia's largest health care systems. Comprised of an acute care facility with 350-plus beds, four urgent care centers, a quality network of physicians and specialists, a health maintenance organization and a home health agency, Piedmont Athens Regional is a progressive health care system committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of our communities.


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