DR. DINESH POKHAREL, MD
Dr. Pokharel was born and raised in Nepal in the lap of the Himalayas. He completed his Medical School and Residency in Neurology from one of the prestigious university of Russia – Tver State Medical University and graduated with honors. He has multiple international paper presentations, particularly in movement disorders and is a member of WCN, EFNS, ENS, ACP, AMA and other international medical societies. Shortly after completing the medical program, he relocated to Sacramento, California with his family and completed the USMLE exams. He was accepted into Internal Medicine program in SUNY- South Shore Program at St John’s Episcopal Hospital, New York. Soon after residency, he became Board Certified and returned to practice in Sacramento with Allmed Medical.
Dr. Pokharel is also actively involved in clinical research. He is a Principal Investigator for many phase II, phase III and phase IV clinical trials at Allied Clinical Research. He is also serving as a medical director of newly opened Capitol Urgent Care which has multiple locations throughout Sacramento area. He prides himself in providing quality medical care to the local community.
Dr. Pokharel is a multilingual person with language fluencies in English, Russian, Nepali, Hindi, and Urdu. He is married to his wife Laxmi, has one child and expecting another one soon. He enjoys reading books, visiting new places, swimming, playing volleyball, involving in community services, spending time with families and tasting Laxmi’s menu.