Dr Karuna Ahuja, MD, FCCP, DABSM

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary-Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Dr Karuna Ahuja, MD, FCCP, DABSM

Dr. Karuna Ahuja is ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. She is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. K. Ahuja did her internship from Brooklyn Medical Center and completed her residency in Internal Medicine from the State University of New York, Brooklyn. She did her subspecialty training in Pulmonary Diseases and advanced training in Critical Care Medicine from SUNY Brooklyn. She was also elected to be the Chief Pulmonary Fellow. She also underwent training in Sleep Medicine.

Dr. K. Ahuja has also worked as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. She was Director of Intensive Care Unit at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa. Her main duties included teaching and training Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine trainee fellows.

Dr. K. Ahuja is the Director of the AASM accredited state of the art “Central Florida Sleep Institute”, located in Lake Mary that treats patients with sleep apnea, insomnia, excessive sleepiness, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy, among other issues. The institute provides high-tech testing in most luxuriant settings for the patient comfort.

Dr. K. Ahuja has been active in medical research during her medical training and has presented her research in major international conferences.

Dr. K. Ahuja is a medical graduate of GSVM Medical College, India. She has been was awarded with a national scholarship and is a recipient of both Gold and Silver Medals during her training in medical school.

She is a fellow of the American College Chest Physicians and member of the American College of Sleep Academy.

Dr. K. Ahuja is married to Dr. R. Ahuja and they have a beautiful daughter. She enjoys spending time with them. Her interests include music and worldwide travel.

Publications

K. AHUJA , K.SHAH, P.KAUL, U.SHIVARAM, Y. MALIK, N. CHIN: The correlation of hematogenous dissemination with vascular invasion in non-small cell lung cancer (abst). Am J Resp & CCM 1996, 153: A 317

K. AHUJA , L. GLAUBIGER, U. SHIVARAM: Exercise limitation due to dynamic hyperinflation in patients with COPD (abst). Am J Resp & CCM 1997, 155(4): A 911