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Corona Virus Q&A

Click on Audio File: COVID_3_25_2020.m4a

Date – March 24th

Time – 8PM to 9PM EST



  1. Intro & Brief History of COVID-19, Concerns & Significance by Dr Sharmila Shetty, Medical Epidemiologist, CDC

  2. Presentation of Symptoms, Where to seek help, Resources for information by Dr Balnath Bhandary, Internal Medicine 

  3. Testing & Complications, Available Treatments by Dr Safal Shetty, Pulmonologist, Sleep/Internal Medicine

  4. Complications on the older than 50 age group & precaution & reassurance by Dr Hemen Padhiar, Internal Medicine 

  5. Diabetes & Corona Virus by Dr Archana Shetty, Endocrinologist 

  6. Cardiac Complications by Dr Rajendra Shetty, Cardiologist

  7. Preventive Measures & Possible Outcomes by Dr Sharmila Shetty, Medical Epidemiologist, CDC

  8. Q&A


Moderated By Mr Shirish Shetty, BANA President


Hosted By – Atlanta BANA

Corona Virus where are we now and where do we go from here

Click on Audio File: COVID_4_12_2020.m4a

Date – April 11th

Time – 7PM to 8PM EST



  1. Shirish Shetty - Welcome address and introduction of panelists

  2. Dr Balnath Bhandary (Moderator), Internal Medicine - Dispelling Myths and Rumors

  3. Dr Sharmila Shetty, Medical Epidemiologist, CDC - Epidemiological Data and Stats and Progression of disease and Prevention measures

  4. Dr Seema Rai, Infectious Diseases - Clinical Presentations, Testing and care for adults and Seniors. Treatment for Mild to Moderate Symptoms.

  5. Dr Safal Shetty, Pulmonologist - Hospital presentations and treatment

  6. Dr Shipra Rai, Pediatric Resident - Pediatric presentations and caution

  7. Dr Nitasha Shetty, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist – Maintaining Psychological resilience of children

  8. Shwetha Adyanthaya, Medical Health Clinician - Managing Stress during the COVID Pandemic. 

  9. Q&A

Available for Questions based on Specialty:

  • Dr Hemen Padhiar, Internal Medicine - Adult population and Geriatric issues.

  • Dr Archana Shetty, Endocrinologist - to discuss Diabetes and Infection

  • Dr Rajendra Shetty, Cardiologist - Cardiology Problems. 

  • Vaishali Mada, Oncology Physical therapist – Therapy/Rehab questions

Hosted By – Atlanta BANA

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