Kirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth recently welcomed Sharukh Lokhandwala, MD, to its team of Pulmonary Care internal medicine providers at its Kirkland campus.
Dr. Lokhandwala is board-certified in internal medicine and has clinical expertise in treating adult patients with asthma, COPD and lung nodules, along with providing critical care, sedation and pain management for pulmonary patients.
“Dr. Sharukh Lokhandwala brings extensive experience to EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care, and we are fortunate to have him as part of our team,” said Aileen Mickey, MD, FCCP, chief medical officer of EvergreenHealth Medical Group. “His background in both clinical care and research makes him well-suited as a partner to patients who need specialized, complex care.”
Dr. Lokhandwala is an advocate for his patients, empowering them by providing the skills and knowledge they need to live their healthiest best. He is also committed to keeping his patients informed to ensure their care plans align with their personal values.
Before joining EvergreenHealth, Dr. Lokhandwala completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Harborview Medical Center, where he cared for those with advanced lung diseases, lung transplants, organ failure, trauma, neurologic injuries and other complex conditions. He has also cared for patients as a member of a multidisciplinary team at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)—evaluating patients with lung nodules and managing their care.
Prior to SCCA, Dr. Lokhandwala served as a faculty member at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston as a research associate at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, where he worked on predicting the long-term outcomes of critical illnesses.
Dr. Lokhandwala grew up in Los Angeles and is excited to be back on the West Coast after living in various cities across the country. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, discovering new restaurants, snowboarding and playing with his dog, Leo, and cat, Milo.
To learn more about Sharukh Lokhandwala, MD, or to make an appointment with EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care, visit www.evergreenhealth.com/pulmonary.
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system serving nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties with a breadth of services and programs that are among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland and a 72-bed hospital, EvergreenHealth Monroe, which is an accredited, full-service public hospital district established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. The system also includes a network of 13 primary care practices, five urgent care centers, more than two dozen specialty care practices, and 24/7 emergency care from its Kirkland, Monroe and Redmond locations.
EvergreenHealth remains committed to its purpose to enrich the health and well-being of the community by providing clinical excellence in more than 80 specialties and through extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.
The health system is consistently named as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals and it is one of only 293 hospitals nationwide to hold a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS). Learn more at www.evergreenhealth.com.
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