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September 13, 2011 - USA College of Medicine Welcomes Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Sheetal Nijhawan
Dr. Sheetal Nijhawan was recently appointed assistant professor in the department of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She will serve as a laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon for the USA Physicians Group with special qualifications in robotic surgery.

Prior to her appointment to USA, Dr. Nijhawan completed a fellowship in minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgery with the University of California at San Diego.

Dr. Nijhawan earned her medical degree from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in Bangalore, India. She completed a categorical surgery residency program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Nijhawan is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeon and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

She is now accepting new patients. For appointments, call (251) 445-8282.

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