New specialists amplify Geisinger services in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, Pa. – Four physicians recently joined Geisinger, expanding resources and access to care for patients in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Iqbal Khan, M.D.; Nicole Branning, D.P.M, a doctor of podiatric medicine; and Mohammed Faraz Majeed, M.D.; have begun practicing at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, while Jui Pandya, M.D., has begun caring for patients in the Wilkes-Barre area, practicing out of the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Outpatient Specialty Center at 675 Baltimore Drive.
- Dr. Iqbal Khan is a board-certified neurologist specializing in adult neurology. He earned his medical degree from the Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and he took an internship at Coney Island Hospital in New York City. Dr. Khan completed his residency in adult neurology at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also received fellowship training in sleep medicine. In addition, he was fellowship-trained in neurophysiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Among Dr. Khan’s clinical interests are sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, botulinum toxin injections for migraine and movement disorders, electromyography/nerve conduction velocity, neuroimaging, back pain, neck pain, headaches and neurologic sequelae of trauma.
Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Khan was an attending physician at Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, before which he was in private practice in northeastern Pennsylvania for more than 15 years. He speaks English and Urdu.
- Dr. Nicole Branning is a board-certified podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle surgery. She earned her medical degree from Temple University’s School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia and completed her residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Geisinger Community Medical Center.
Among Dr. Branning’s clinical interests are diagnosing foot conditions, treating diabetic foot wounds, and performing podiatric surgeries. She treats patients of all ages and will treat any podiatry-related issues below the knee.
- Dr. Mohammed Faraz Majeed is a neurologist specializing in adult neurology. He earned his medical degree from the Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Among Dr. Majeed’s clinical interests are neuromuscular disease, electromyography, general neurology and neurologic education. He primarily sees adults with neuromuscular and general health conditions, and he speaks English, Sindhi and Urdu.
- Dr. Jui Pandya is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in oculoplastics. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biological engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. She completed a residency program in ophthalmology at Temple University Health System in Philadelphia and fellowship training in oculoplastics at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Pandya is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology. She treats adults in the Wilkes-Barre area, and she speaks English, Gujarati and Hindi.
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