Faculty Profile:

Kaushal Nanavati, MDAssistant Dean of WellnessState University of New York Upstate Medical University

Kaushal Nanavati is a motivational speaker, an integrative family physician, and an author with a passion for leading people toward improved wellness, self-care, and peace in life. Dr. Nanavati has written for local magazines; taught end-of-life care to physicians, families, and caregivers; and worked in rural, suburban, and urban settings. He believes that overall wellness is a primary means of disease prevention.

Originally born in India, Dr. Nanavati moved to Rochester, New York, as a child and eventually earned his biology degree, with minors in philosophy and literature, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also attended St. George’s University School of Medicine.