Expressing deepest condolences at the sudden death of Dr. Prem Rupani, an internist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Holy Cross Hospital-Chicago and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has described it to be a huge loss.
Dr. Prem Rupani died during his visit to India. He was 64.
“AAPI is saddened at the sudden passing away of Dr. Prem Rupani,” said Dr. Suresh Reddy, President of AAPI, here. “In his death, AAPI has lost a very active leader, who has played significant role in the promotion of the many programs and events of AAPI. Our prayers and well wishes go out to his daughters Priyanka and Shilpa, and his wife Dr. Sujaya Rupani.”
An active member of the local Chapter and national AAPI, Dr. Rupani was the Convener of the AAPI Annual Convention in Chicago. He had served as a Past President of the IMA (IAMA-IL). As an Internist, Dr. Rupani had devoted his life, serving his patients in the South Side of Chicago over the span of more than 3 decades. A man who made it a priority to spend time with anyone who felt close to him, Dr. Rupani fully lived life with no regrets.
Dr. Rupani graduated from Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute in 1977 and has been in practice for 42 years. He completed a residency at Cook County Hospital. He practiced Medicine at Ashland Medical Center and was affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. Memorial Service arrangements are pending details will be made available shortly.