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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.

The AMA does not assume responsibility for content on other websites.

Albanian American Medical Society
58 East Springfield St., Ste. 2
Boston, MA 01228
President: Gentian Lluri, MD, PhD
E-mail: president@albamedsociety.org  
Phone: (630) 800-8805
Fax:(617) 236-0113
Website: www.albamedsociety.org

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
600 Enterprise Drive, Suite 108
Oak Brook , IL 60523
President: Sanjeevani Jain, MD
Phone: (630) 990-2277; (951) 929-0124
Fax: (630) 990-2281
E-mail: aapipresident@aapiusa.org;  president@aapiusa.net

American College of International Physicians
9323 Oldl Mt. Vernon Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22309
Chairman BOT and President: Alex Yadao, MD
E-mail: walkwithgod@gmail.com
Phone: (703) 221-1500
Fax: (703) 221-1500
Website: www.acip.org

Association of Philippine Physicians in America
Carlos N. Patalinghug, Sr. MD
Association of Philippine Physicians in America
156 Island Creek Road
Pikeville, KY 41501
E-mail: Djien@bellsouth.net; djienso@gmail.com
Fax: (606) 451-0035

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, CA 92870
President: Issam Raad, MD
Phone: (714) 742-3313
Fax: (714) 960-7655
E-Mail: info@almamater.org; rhachem@mdanderson.org
Website: www.almamater.org

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

Argentine - American Medical Society (AAMS)
Sociedad Medica Argentino-Estadounidense
4507 Furling Lane, Ste. 110
Destin, FL 32541
President: Mara J. Fiorentino, MD
Admin. Secretary: Mrs. Mirta Barone
Phone: (850) 654-0054
E-mail: 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
E-mail: info@ama-med.org.ar; peritos@ama-med.org.ar

Asian-American Medical Society
200 E. 86th Pl., PO Box 10039
Merrillville, IN 46411-0039
President: Vijay Dave, MD
Phone: (219) 769-8942
Website: www.apamsa.org

Asian-American Physician Association of Western New York
725 Orchard Park Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
President: Vishal Sharma, MD
Phone: (716) 675-1001

Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP)
33-70 Prince St., Ste. 703
Flushing, NY 11354
President: Gary Guo, MD, Phd
E-mail: leng500075@aol.com; admin@acaponline.org  
Phone: (718) 321-8893
Fax: (718) 984-1126
Website: www.acaponline.org

Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad
Office of the Executive Director
1166 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11213
E-mail: mdbruno@amhecec.org
Phone: (718) 245-1015

Association of Kerala Medical Graduates
4288 Spruce Hill Lane
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48301
President: P. Hari, MD
E-mail: pharinair@gmail.com
Phone: (248) 865-2560
Website: www.akmg.org

Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas
506 Summer Storm Drive
Durham, NC 27704
President: Nkem Chukwumerije, MD
E-mail: secretariat@anpa.org; nkem67@sbcgloba.net
Phone: (913) 230-1488
Fax: (928) 496-7006
Website: www.anpa.org

Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America
6414 South Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
President: Muhasher E. Rana, MD
Phone: (630) 968-8585; (314) 378-1658
Fax: (630) 968-8677
E-Mail: president@appna.org; appna@appna.org
Website: www.appna.org

Association of Philippine Physicians in America
191 Exec Drive
Manhasset Hills, NY 11040
President: Carlos N. Patalinghug, Sr., MD
E-mail: Djien@bellsouth.net; djienso@gmail.com
Phone: (606) 226-1570

Bangladesh Medical Association of North America
25 Cary Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
President: Maksud Chowdhury, MD
E-mail: nhkhan59@gmail.com
Phone: (516) 741-0402
Website: www.bmana.org

Burmese Medical Association of North American
P.O. Box 20052
Baltimore, MD 21284
President: Mi Mi Khin, MD
Email: contact.bmana@gmail.com
Phone: (505) 522-2400
Website: www.bma-na.net

Cameroon Medical Council
P. O. Box 15534 Yaounde’
Cameroon Republic
President: Guy Sandjon
(237) 2200.6028 (Yaounde); (237) 2200.6027 (Douala)
Website: www.onmc.cm

Center for Neurological Disorders, SC
3237 S 16th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53215
President: Prasad Chappidi, MD
Phone:(414) 769-4040
Fax: (414) 385-1899

Chinese American Medical Society
41 Elizabeth St., Ste. 403
 New York, NY 10013
President: Danny Fong, MD
Phone: (212) 334-4760
E-mail: jlove@camsociety.org
Website: www.camsociety.org

Chinese American Physicians' Society
101 Callan Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577
Executive Director: Lawrence NG, MD
President: Vanessa Chan, MD
Phone: (510) 357-7077
E-mail: society@caps-ca.org; admin@caps-ca.org
Website: www.caps-ca.org

Cuban American Medical Association
3131 NW 4th St.
Miami, FL 33125
President: Vanessa Chan, MD
Phone: (305) 445-1429
Website: www.manta.com

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

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

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

Hellenic Medical Society of Chicago
7740 W. North Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL 60305
President: Peter Bell, MD

Hellenic Medical Society of New York
P.O. Box 1952
 New York, NY 10016
President: Nicholas H. E. Mezitis, MD, PhD
E-mail: info@hmsny.org
Phone: (718) 398-2440;
Fax: (718) 398-2449

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

Hungarian Medical Association of America
P.O. Box 337
Buffalo, NY 14226-0421
President: Thomas Krisztinicz, MD
Phone: (716) 839-2524
Fax: (716) 838-2837
E-mail: info@hmaa.org; president@hmaa.org
Website: www.hmaa.org

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

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

Indian American Urological Association
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD  21090
President: Ajay Hehra, MD, FACS
Phone: (410) 689-3950
Fax: (410) 689-3825
E-mail: info@iauanet.org

Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons, Inc
2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW, #695
Washington, DC 20006
President: Rene F. Rodriguez, MD
Phone: 866-291-7544
212-777-3642 (Voice)
Fax: 212-267-5394
 E-mail: contact@icps.org
Website: www.icps.org

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

Iranian American Medical Association
P.O. Box 8218
Haledon, NJ 07538-0218
President: Khalil Sharifzadeh, DVM,MPH
Phone: (973) 595-8888
(Fax): (973) 790-7755
E-mail: javaan@iama.org
 Website: www.lama.org

Iranian Medical Society
P.O. Box 7143
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Phone: (310) 659-0666
Fax:  (310) 659-8754
Website: www.ims-dc.net

Islamic Medical Association of North America
101 W. 22nd Street, Suite 106
Lombard, IL 60148
Executive Director: Rasheed Ahmed
President: Mohammad Al-Shroof, MD
Phone: (630) 932-0000
Fax: (630) 932-0005
E-mail: hq@imana.org
Website: www.imana.org

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

Japanese Medical Society of America
100 Park Avenue, Ste. 1600
New York, NY 10017
President: Yuzura Anzai MD
Phone: (212) 351-5038
Fax: (212) 351-5047
E-mail: info@jmsa.org
Website: www.jmsa.org

Korean-American Medical Association of the U.S.
420 Lexington Avenue, Ste. 310
New York, NY  10170
President: John H. Won, MD
Phone: (646) 783-6097
E-mail: info@kamaus.org
Website: www.koreanama.org

Morgagni (Italian) Medical Society
1301-82 St.
Brooklyn, NY 10075
President: Gerald J. Tepedino, MD
E-mail: morgagniwebmaster@gmail.com
Phone: (516) 365-5570
Website: www.morgagnimedsocietyny.org

National Arab American Medical Association
2265 Livernois Rd., Ste. 720
Troy, MI 48083
President: Adnan Hammad, PhD
Phone: (248) 646-3661
Fax: (248) 646-0617
E-mail: naama@naama.com; ahammad@naama.com
Website: www.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; advocate@ncapip.org
Phone: (415) 399-6565
Fax: (415) 954-9999
Website: www.ncapip.org

National Hispanic Medical Association
1411 K. Street, Ste. 1100
Washington, DC 20005
President and CFO: Elena V. Rios, MD, MSPH
E-mail: nhma@nhmamd.org
Phone: (202) 628-5895
Website: www.nhmamd.org

North American Taiwanese Medical Association- Chicago Chapter
11650 Country Club Rd., W.
Frankfort, IL 62896
President:  Chao-Hsiung Hsu, MD
790 E. Latham Ave., Hemet, CA 92543
Tel: (951) 658-3254
Cellular: (951) 566-6575
Fax: (951) 766-7236
E-mail: chsu254@gmail.com

Peruvian American Medical Society
6488 Tamelane Drive
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
President: Manuel Valdivieso, MD (Midwest)
E-mail: manuelvaldivieso@comcast.net; pamusa@comcast.net  
Phone: (248) 851-2709
Website: www.pamsnational.org

Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
2244 Taft Avenue
Metro Manila, Philippines 1234
President: Alex J. Bienvenido Alip, Jr., MD
Phone: (+632) 516-2900; (+632) 405-0140
Fax: (+632) 254-5646
E-mail: secretariat@thepafp.org
Website: www.thepafp.org

Philippine Medical Association of America
572 E. 17th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11226
President: Eduardo Macalino, MD
Phone: (718) 852-8564
Website:  www.pma-america.org

Polish-American Medical Society
6438 N. Central Avenue
 Chicago, IL 60646
President: Kornelia Krol, MD
Phone: (773) 775-7883
Fax: (773) 792-0112
E-mail: nelakrol@gmail.com
Website: www.zlpchicago.org

Rajasthan Medical Alumni Association
P.O. Box 76287
Atlanta, GA  30358
President: Sasi Shah, MD
Phone: (516) 365-4953; (404) 783-3377
Fax: (516) 365-4853
Website: www.rajmaai.com

Romanian Medical Society of New York
2126 Broadway
Long Island, NY 11106
President: Napoleon Savescu, MD
Phone: (718) 932-1700
Fax: (718) 728-763
Website: www.rmsny.org

Romanian Medical Association of America
2191 South Blvd
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
President: Iuliana Niculescu, MD
E-mail: iulniculescu@yahoo.com
Website: www.romanianmaa.org

Russian American Medical Association
36100 Euclid Avenue - Suite 330-B
Willoughby, OH 44094
President: Yakov Elgudin, MD,PhD,FACS
Phone: (440) 953-8055
Fax: (440) 953-0242
E-mail: info@russiandoctors.org; elgudiny@gmail.com; olga.osipoff@russiandoctors.org
Website: www.russiandoctors.org

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

Serbian-American Medical & Dental Association
P.O. Box 204
Glen Echo, MD  20812
President:  Nada Roche, MD
E-mail: board@serbianama.org
Website: www.samds.net

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

Society of Philippine Surgeons in America
2600 North Third St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110
President:Edgardo Navarro, MD
Phone: (740) 532-6634
E-mail: edqui@aol.com  
Website: www.spsatoday.com

Spanish-American Medical Dental Society of New York
865 Merrick Avenue, P.O. Box 9007
Westburg, NY 11590
President: Arelys Santana, DDS
Phone: (516) 280-3235
Fax: (516) 280-3236
E-mail: samdesny@samdesny.org
Website: www.samdesny.org

Sudanese American Medical Association
8607 E. Mulberry
Wichita, KS 67226
Email: admin@sama-sd.org
President: Ezzeldin Saleh, MD, FAAP

Thai Physicians Association of America
4972 Starak Lane
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
President: Chintana Paramagul, MD
Phone: (734) 604-6211
Fax: (618) 967-7653
E-mail: chintana@umich.edu
Website: www.tpaa.us

Turkish American Doctors Association of Midwest
632 Millbrook Dr.
Downers Grove, IL 60516
President:  Engin Yilmaz, MD
Office: (630) 910-3616
E-mail:  yengin@gmail.com; gultay@aol.com

Turkish American Physicians Association
P.O. Box 186
Tuckahoe, NY 10707
President: Chopper Nejat, MD
E-mail: info@americanturkishsociety.org

Ukrainian Medical Association of North American
2247 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
President: Andrew Dzul, MD
Phone: (773) 278-6262
E-mail: umana@umana.org  
Website: www.umana.org

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

Venezuelan American Medical Association
2812 Weston Rd., Ste. 125
Weston, FL 33331
President: Leon Lapco, MD
Telephone: (954) 258-8512, (954) 980-8301
E-mail: info@vama.us.com
Website: www.vama.us.com

Vietnamese Medical Association of the USA
4108 Surfside
Arlington, TX 76016
President: Jonathan Hoang Lam, MD
Phone: (687) 667-1016; (817) 468-1852
E-mail: president@vamausa.org; info@vamausa.org;
Website: www.vamausa.org

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
(These links will take you off the AMA website. The AMA is not responsible for content of other websites.)

National Medical Association

Association of American Indian Physicians

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 Consortium site.