Biography

Dr. Bajaj is originally from India, where he received his initial medical training. He completed his Masters in Public Health at Florida International University, Miami and moved on to pursue his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama. Following residency, he worked as a Hospitalist, initially in New Jersey and later as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, NY. Drawn by his interest in autoimmune diseases, he completed his Rheumatology fellowship from Stony Brook University, NY, where he was also involved in research related to quality of care in the field of Rheumatology. Dr. Bajaj brings with him a strong background in clinical medicine, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, he likes to spend time with his family and enjoys outdoor activities.

Education

Medical School
Madurai Medical College (2001)
Graduate School
Florida International University (2002), Public Health
Internship
University of Alabama (2005), Internal Medicine
Residency
University of Alabama (2007), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Stony Brook University Medical Center- (2014), Rheumatology

Clinical Interest

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Spondyloarthropathy

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Myositis

Sjogren's Syndrome

Systemic Sclerosis

Vasculitis

Relapsing Polychondritis

IGG4 Related Disease

Crystalline Arthropathies

Osteoarthritis

Sarcoidosis

Polymyalgia Rheumatic

Research Interest

  • Medical education
  • Quality of care in rheumatology

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas County Medical Society (2014)
  • Texas Medical Association (2014)
  • American College of Rheumatology (2011)