Dr. Shakira Dhamotharan was born and raised in the state of New
York. She completed all of her academic
and medical training at St. Georges University in Grenada, West Indies. There she received a Master’s degree in
Public Health as well as her MD degree.
She finished her residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital
in Patterson, NJ. Dr. Dhamotharan held
the positions of Assistant Program Director of Family Medicine Residency
Program, and Instructor of Family and Community Medicine at New York Medical
College where she practiced primary care as well as had an academic role. Additionally, in this position she assisted
with research projects, trained residents as well as lectured fundamental family
medicine practices to both medical students and residents.
Dr. Dhamotharan is actively involved in volunteering and
serves on the Board of Directors for Team
Triumphant, a children’s charity organization that aspires to educate inner
city youth with the necessary skills to graduate high school. Triumphant also assists them in attaining the
resources needed to discover colleges and apply to them. She has traveled to Trinidad to volunteer her
services with the Ministry of Health to assist with public health matters. She serves as international correspondent for
the Sundar Charitable Trust whose primary goal is to bring math and reading
supplies to poor villages in Tamil Nadu, India. Every two years, Dr.
Dhamotharan and her husband visit this Trust and the local children to
determine what steps need to be made to increase literacy rates.
Dr. Dhamotharan currently lives in Sugarland, TX with her
husband and two sons. She and her
husband are active members in Meenakashi Temple. She is board certified by the
American Board of Family Physicians and she’s been a member of the American
Academy of Family Physicians since 2010.
Saint George's University School of Medicine - Grenada, West Indies, MD, 2009
Family Medicine, Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center - Paterson, New Jersey, 2013
UTMB Health Primary Care - Texas City
10121 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX 77591
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