Dr. Avinash Gupta, an Indian American cardiologist, has been appointed a member of the Ocean County Board of Health. The appointment took place at the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Ocean County in New Jersey on Jan. 18, 2023, as per the news release.
“Gupta is looking forward to promoting public health in Ocean County,” the release stated. Specialized in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Clinical Lipidology, he has practiced the domain for almost three decades in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Dr. Gupta is very active in community service and has served as President of the Monmouth Ocean County Association of Physicians from India (MOCAAPI) and Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA).
He also holds the prestigious title of Chief of Cardiology at Monmouth Medical Center and President of the Medical Staff at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus.
He is chairman of Shree Siddhivinayak Temple of USA, Indian Cultural & Community Center in Toms River, and was recently elected as Executive Vice President of FIA.
Dr. Gupta was recently honored for his exemplary work in public health and social service, especially for COVID-19-related relief and humanitarian work in India and the US. “Being involved with community groups and helping others has always been my passion. Community service is very rewarding and fulfilling. It has enriched me as a person,” said Gupta who received the humanitarian award from the Monmouth Medical Center-Southern Campus Gupta at a function in New Jersey on Diwali eve.
He has been married to his wife, Dr. Geeta Gupta for over 35 years. They have one son, Abhinav who is currently in his surgical residency. Dr. Gupta has made numerous contributions to healthcare, including initiatives both in the local area and in India to promote vaccinations against COVID-19. He was recognized as an honoree at MMCSC Humanitarian Gala in October last year.