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Aruna Bakhru, MD, Internal Medicine, Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar Brothers Medical Center


Internal Medicine Poughkeepsie, NY

Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Medical Information Sciences

Aruna Bakhru M.D.,F.A.C.P. Editor, Textbook of Nutrition and Integrative Medicine for Clinicians. Publisher Taylor and Francis. Past Committee Chair of Integrative Medicine subcommittee Dutchess County Medical Society.

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  • Dr. Aruna Bakhru is an internist in Poughkeepsie, NY and is affiliated with Vassar Brothers Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College and has been in practice 33 years. She also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi. She specializes in complementary and integrative medicine and medical information sciences and is experienced in bariatric medicine, travel and tropical medicine, diabetes mellitus, general internal medicine, and cardiology.
  • Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

    While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, es

Education & Training

  • University of Maryland Prince Georges Hospital Center
    University of Maryland Prince Georges Hospital CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College
    Lady Hardinge Medical CollegeClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1988 - 2024
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1987 - 1990
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Excellence in Integrative Medicine Emord and Associates
  • Fellow of The American College of Physicians American College of Physicians
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare Marquis
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Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • The Principles and Practice of Energy Medicine5/8/2015

Press Mentions

  • Aruna Bakhru Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who
    Aruna Bakhru Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's WhoJune 23rd, 2017

Professional Memberships

  • Dutchess County Medical Society
    Chair CAM Subcommitee
  • Dutchess County Medical Society
    Board Member

Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations