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Directory of Ethnic Medical Associations

The list below contains names, contact information and the name of a recent president of many ethnic medical organizations in the United States.

It is extremely difficult to maintain current information for these organizations because the address and telephone number often changes when there is a change in officers. If you have additional or more current information, please contact us.

Albanian American Medical Society
58 East Springfield St., Ste. 2
Boston, Mass. 01228
President: Lindita Coku, MD
Email: info@albamedsociety.org
Phone: (617) 236-0113
Fax: (617) 236-0113
Website: www.albamedsociety.org

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
600 Enterprise Drive, Suite 108
Oak Brook , Ill. 60523
President: Narendra Kumar, MD
Phone: (630) 990-2277; (951) 929-0124
Fax: (630) 990-2281
Email: president@aapiusa.net

American College of International Physicians
6345 South Kings Hwy.
Alexanderia, Va. 22306
Chairman BOT and President: Alex Yadao, MD
Email: walkwithgod@gmail.com
Phone: (703) 221-1500
Fax: (703) 221-1500

American Association of Surgeons of Indian Origin
Highland Park Plaza, #209
Covington, La. 70433
President: Surendra K. Purohit, MD
Phone: (504) 892-6811
Fax: (504) 892-8767

American Lebanese Medical Association
501 Swanson Avenue
Placentia, Calif. 92870
President: Mahmoud Kreidie, MD
Phone: (714) 742-3313
Fax: (714) 960-7655
Email: info@almamater.org

Argentine - American Medical Society (AAMS)
Sociedad Medica Argentino-Estadounidense
4507 Furling Lane, Ste. 110
Destin, Fla. 32541
President: Mara J. Fiorentino, MD
Admin. Secretary: Mrs. Mirta Barone
Phone: (850) 654-0054
Email: drmarafiorentino@gmail.com
Website: www.aams.us

Argentinian Medical Association
1171 Santa Fe Avenue
Buenos Aires, Argentina
President: Prof. Elias Hurtado Hoyo
Phone: 54 11 5276-1040
Email: info@ama-med.org.ar; peritos@ama-med.org.ar

Asian-American Medical Society
200 E. 86th Pl., PO Box 10039
Merrillville, Ind. 46411-0039
President: Vijay Dave, MD
Phone: (219) 756-1400
Website: www.apamsa.org

Asian-American Physician Association of Western New York
725 Orchard Park Road
West Seneca, N.Y. 14224
President: Rajinder Basra, MD
Phone: (716) 675-1001

Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP)
33-70 Prince St., Ste. 703
Flushing, N.Y. 11354
President: Zili  He, MD
Email: admin@acaponline.org ; huhe@aol.com
Website: www.acaponline.org
Phone: (718) 321-8893
Fax: (718) 321-8836

Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad
1166 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11213
President: Joseph Pierre-Paul Cadet, MD
Email: ppcadet@juno.com
Phone: (718) 245-1015
Fax: (718) 735-8015

Association of Kerala Medical Graduates
P.O. Box 74703
Cleveland, Ohio 44194-4703
President: Freemu Varghese, MD, FACP
Email: freemuv@gmail.com
Phone: (641) 682-2509
Website: www.akmg.org

Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas
5019 W. 147th St.
Leawood, Kan. 66224
President: Michael Etomi, MD
E-mail: secretariat@anpa.org ;
Phone: (913) 402-7102
Fax: (913) 263-1115
Website: www.anpa.org

Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America
6414 South Cass Avenue
Westmont, Ill. 60559
President: Javed Suleman, MD, FACC
Phone: (630) 968-8585
Fax: (630) 968-8677
Email: president@appna.org; mtariqmd@gmail.com

Association of Philippine Physicians in America
191 Exec Drive
Manhasset Hills, N.Y.  11040
President: Luzviminda Santangelo, MD
Email: masmd@aboutappa.org
Phone: (516) 298-3800

Bangladesh Medical Association of North America
25 Cary Road
New Hyde Park, N.Y. 11040
President: Maksud Chowdhury, MD
E-mail: nhkhan59@gmaiul.com
Phone: (516) 741-0402

Burmese Medical Association of North American
P.O. Box 20052
Baltimore, Md. 21284
President: James Hsu, MD
Phone: (505) 522-2400
Website: www.bma-na.net

Cameroon Medical Council
P. O. Box 15534 Yaounde’
Cameroon Republic
Vice President/Liaison: Daniel Muna, MD
(237) 2200.6028 (Yaounde); (237) 2200.6027 (Douala)
Email: cnma@hotmail.com

Center for Neurological Disorders, SC
2801 W. Kinnickinnic River Pkwy.
Milwaukee, Wisc. 53215
President: Bhupendra O. Khatri, MD
Phone: (414 ) 385-1801
Fax: (414) 385-1899

Chinese American Medical Society
41 Elizabeth St., Ste. 403
New York, N.Y. 10013
President: Warren W. Chin, MD
Phone: (212) 334-4760
Email: jseto@camsociety.org
Website: http://chineseamericanmedicalsociety

Chinese American Physicians' Society
345 Ninth St., Ste. 204
Oakland, Calif. 94607-4206
Executive Director: Lawrence NG, MD
President: Vanessa Chan, MD
Phone: (510) 839-1072
Fax: (510) 839-0988
Email: society@caps-ca.org
Website: www.caps-ca.org

Cuban American Medical Association
P. O. Box 141016P, 717 Ponce DeLeon Blvd
Coral Gables, Fla. 33114-1016
President: Enrique Huertas, MD
Phone: (305) 445-1429

Confederation of Hispanic American Medical Associations
1400 N. El Paso, Street, #A
El Paso, Texas 79902-3438
President: Oscar E. Perez, MD

Dominican American Medical Association of New York
Fort Washington Station
P. O. Box 322068
New York, N.Y. 10032
President: Francisco Roa, MD
Phone: (646) 943-1502
Email: hwasp@aol.com
Website: www.dmanewyork.com

FMG Organization
92 Bogota Street
Staten Island, N.Y. 10314
President: Jairo Casas, MD
Phone: (718) 698-5967

Hellenic Medical Society of Chicago
950 N. Northwest Hwy., Ste. 102
Park Ridge, Ill. 60305
President: Peter Bell, MD

Hellenic Medical Society of New York
60 Plaza Street, East
New York, N.Y. 11238
President: Nicholas H. E. Mezitis, MD, PhD
Phone: (718) 398-2440
Fax: (718) 398-2449

Hudson Valley Indian Physician Practitioners
97 Main Street
Fishkill, N.Y. 12524
President: Rakesh K. Mehta, MD
Phone: (845) 987-6711
Fax: (914) 897-3290
Email: info@hudsonvalleymd.com; rkmehta52@yahoo.com

Hungarian Medical Association of America
P.O. Box 421
Amherst, N.Y. 11226-0421
President: Gyorgy Baffy, MD, PhD
Phone: (716) 839-2524
Fax: (716) 838-2837
Email: president@hmaa.org
Website: www.hmaa.org

Icelandic Medical Association
Children's Hospital, 34th and Civic Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (267) 426-6047

Illinois-Peruvian American Medical Society
918 Williams Street
River Forest, IL 60305-1457
President: Anibal Pepper, MD
Phone: (708) 386-1322
Website: www.pamsnational.org

Indian American Urological Association
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, Md.  21090
President: Ashok J. Kar, MD
Phone: (847) 517-7225
Email: info@iauanet.org

Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons, Inc
233 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10279
President: Rene F. Rodriguez, MD
Phone: (212) 777-3642, (866) 291-7544
Email: contact@icps.org

International College of Surgeons - U.S. Section
1516 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60610
President: Larry S. Sasak, MD
Phone: (312) 787-6274
Fax: (312) 787) 9289
Website: www.ficsonline.org

Iranian American Medical Association
877 Park Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10012
President: Tannaz Armaghany, MD
Phone: (973) 595-8888
Fax: (973) 790-7755
E-mail: javaan@iama.org

Iranian Medical Society
P. O. Box 17143
Beverly Hills, Calif.  90209
President: Behdad Aryarand, MD
Phone: (310) 289-1991
Fax: (310) 289-1090
Email: info@iranianmedicalsociety.org

Islamic Medical Association of North America
101 W. 22nd Street, Suite 106
Lombard, Ill. 60148
Executive Director: Khalique Zahir, MD
President: Ayaz M. Samadani, MD
Phone: (630) 932-0000
Fax: (630) 932-0005
Email: hq@imana.org
Website: www.imana.org

Janusz Korczak Medical Society
40 Cabrini Blvd., #108
New York, N.Y. 10017
President: Makoto Iwahara , MD
Phone: (212) 305-1061
Email: webmaster@jmsa.org
Website: www.jmsa.org

Japanese Medical Society of America
100 Park Avenue, Ste. 1600
New York, N.Y. 10017
President: Makoto Iwahara, MD
Phone: (212) 351-5038
Fax: (212) 351-5047
Email: jfuruyama@aol.com
Website: www.jmsa.org

Korean-American Medical Association of the U.S.
200 Sylvan Avenue, 22
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.  07632
President: Chul S. Hyun, MD; Sabina Lee, Executive Director
Phone: (201) 567-1434
Fax: (201) 567-1753
Email: info@koreanama.org; lee.sabina@koreanama.org

Morgagni (Italian) Medical Society
1301-82 St.
Brooklyn, N.Y. 10075
President: Mark L. deFazio, MD
Email: mdf60@aol.com
Phone: (718) 836-3721
Website: www.morgagnimedsocietyny.org

National Arab American Medical Association
801 S. Adams Street Suite 208
Birmingham, MI 48009
President: Aziz Shaiban, MD
Phone: (248) 646-3661
Fax: (248) 646-0617
Email: naama@naama.com; ashaiban@naama.com

National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians
445 Grant Avenue, Ste. 202
San Francisco, CA 94108
President: Ho Luong Tran, MD
E-mail: htran@ncapip.org
Phone: (415) 399-6565
Fax: (415) 954-9999
Website : www.ncapip.org

National Hispanic Medical Association
1920 L St., N .W.  Ste. 725
Washington, D.C. 20036-5050
President and CFO: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
Email: nhma@nhmamd.org
Phone: (202) 628-5895
Website: www.nhmamd.org

North American Taiwanese Medical Association- Chicago Chapter
11650 Country Club Rd., W.
Frankfort, Ill. 62896
President: Yihann Chiou, MD, FAAFB
Email: natma.chicago@yahoo.com; yihnchiou@hotmail.com
Phone: (618) 932-3287
Fax: (618) 932-3287
Website: www.natma.org

Peruvian American Medical Society
6488 Tamelane Drive
West Bloomfield, Mich. 48322
President: Carlos S. Alvarado, MD
Email: pamusa@comcast.net
Phone: (248) 851-2709
Fax: (248) 851-2044
Website: www.pamsnational.org

Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
2244 Taft Avenue
Metro Manila, Philippines 1234
President: Christine Serrano-Tinio, MD
Phone: (0632) 844-2135/889-8053
Fax: (0632) 844-3436
Email: thepafpinc@skybroadband.comp.ph
Website: www.thepafp.org

Philippine Medical Association of America
572 E. 17th St.
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11226
President: Eduardo Macalino, MD
Phone: (718) 852-8564
Email: state@pma-america.org

Polish-American Medical Society
6121 N. Elston
Chicago, Ill. 60646
President: Jozef F. Mazurek, MD and Zwiazku Lekarzy Polskich, MD
Phone: (773) 792-0209
Fax: (773) 792-0112
Email: jfmazurek@ameritech.net

Rajasthan Medical Alumni Association
89 Shore Road
Manhasset, N.Y. 11030
President: Pravin Singhai, MD
Phone: (516) 825-5505
Fax: (516) 365-4853

Romanian Medical Society of New York
2126 Broadway
Astoria, N.Y. 11106
President: Napoleon Savescu, MD
Phone: (718) 274-4204
Email: iulniculescu@yahoo.com
Website: www.romanianmaa.org

Romanian Medical Association of America
2191 South Blvd
Auburn Hills, Mich. 48326
President: Yakov Elgudin, MD, PhD, FACS
Email:

Russian American Medical Assocation
36100 Euclid Avenue - Suite 330-B
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
President: Yakov Elgudin, MD,PhD,FACS
Phone: (440) 953-8055
Fax: (440) 953-0242
Email: ramadoctors@gmail.com; info@russiandoctors.org
Website: www.russiandoctors.org

Salvadorean American Medical Society
2080 S.W. 59th Avenue
Plantation, Fla. 33317
President: Hermann A. Mendez, MD
Phone: (954) 583-9995
Email: rnuilac@gmail.com
Website: www.samsdoctors.com

Serbian-American Medical Society
P. O. Box 34485
Bethesda, Md. 20827
President: Ivan Aksentijevich, MD
Phone: (301) 642-8797
Email: board@serbianama.org
Website: www.serbianama.org

Society of Asian-Indian Surgeons of America
Department of Surgery
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
1650 Selwyn Avenue, #4H
Bronx, N.Y. 10457
President: Vellore S. Parthivel, MD
Phone: (718) 960-1251

Society of Philippine Surgeons in America
3629 Loggerhead Ct.
Seabrook Island, S.C. 29455
President: Agaton Gualberto, MD
Phone: (740) 532-6634
E-mail: edqui@aol.com
Website: www.spsatoday.com

Spanish-American Medical Society
104-01 Roosevelt Avenue
Corona, N.Y. 11368
President: Juan Carlos DeFex,DDS
Phone: (718) 505-2037
Fax: (718) 505-2039
E-mail: samdesny@samdesny.org
Website: www.samdesny.org

Texas Association of Philippine Physicians
6395 Highland Drive
Kaufman, Texas 75142
Phone: (972) 962-3109
Fax: (718) 505-2039
E-mail: info@ntapp.com

Thai Physicians Association of America
2 Stonewall Rd.
Saddle River, N.J.  07458
President: Somchai Kulwatdanaporn, MD
Phone: (973) 742-2077
Fax: (973) 653-5052
E-mail: tpaa2012@gmail.com
Website: www.tpaa.us

Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest
39 Woodview Lane
Lemont, Ill. 60439
President: Yesim Guleynz
Cell: (708) 207-2792
Office: (708) 423-2300
Email: yfgulec@yahoo.com

Turkish American Physicians Association
1350 Lexington Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10128
President: Saedettin Sun, MD
Email: info@americanturkishsociety.org

Ukrainian Medical Association of North American
2247 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Ill. 60622
President: Andrew Melnyk
Phone: (773) 278-6262
E-mail: amelnyk@comcast.net
Website: www.umana.org

United States Colombian Medical Association (USCMA)
2600 Douglas Rd., Suite 506
Coral Gables, Fla. 33134
President: Marco Danon, MD
Phone: (305) 446-7099
Fax: (305) 446-3340
Email: uscma@uscma.org
Website: www.uscma.org

Venezuelan American Medical Association
2812 Weston Rd., Ste. 125
Weston, Fla. 33331
President: Leon Lapco, MD
Telephone: (954) 258-8512, (954) 980-8301

Vietnamese Medical Association of the USA
4108 Surfside
Court, Texas 76016
President: Jonathan Hoang Lam
Phone: (682) 667-1016; (817) 468-1852
Email: president@vamausa.org; info@vamausa.org; vamausa2011@gmail.com

Please note that updated information on the following organizations was not available for verification when this list was updated in July 2009: American Yugoslav Medical Society, Columbian Medical Society, Janusz Kurczak Medical Society, Medical Association of the US and Mexico, and Semmelweis Scientific Society. Please contact us at img@ama-assn.org if you have any questions about these organizations.

Additional medical associations defined by ethnicity or race
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National Medical Association

National Hispanic Medical Association

The three organizations listed above have memberships that consist predominately of U.S. medical graduates. For more minority physician resources, go to the Minority Affairs Section Web page.