Dr. Geeta Nayyar: Medical Tech Expert


Masalamommas.com welcomes  our newest contributor, medical expert Dr. Geeta Nayyar. Dr. Nayyar will share tips on information on the best apps for monitoring your health, exercise and more. She will also provide guidance on how to use technology to empower you as a patient and mother.

Geeta Nayyar, Contributor

Geeta Nayyar, Contributor

Geeta Nayyar, M.D., M.B.A., is a nationally recognized leader in healthcare information technology as well as a board-certified practicing physician. She has been named one of the “Top 26 smartest people in Health IT” by Becker’s Report and ranked one of the “Top 25 Minority Healthcare Executives” by Modern Healthcare. She is the author of the mobile health chapter in the HIMSS Medical Informatics textbook and is a noted social media expert & blogger for the Huffington Post. Med City News recognized her as one of the “Top 12 Powerful Women Voices in Healthcare Innovation and on Twitter.”

Dr. Nayyar currently serves as the Chief Healthcare & Innovation Officer for Femwell, one of the largest management services organizations in the state of Florida. She also serves as the host of “ToplineMD TV,” Florida’s newest medical digital news channel.

Dr. Nayyar was most recently the Chief Medical Information Officer of AT&T where she provided subject matter expertise, thought leadership and strategic direction for the company. She recently served on the HIMSS Board of Directors. A specialist in rheumatology, Dr. Nayyar maintains an active practice while serving on the medical school faculty at Florida International University and George Washington University.

She brings a unique perspective bridging clinical medicine, business, & communications to organizations facing the challenges of the nation’s changing healthcare system. She speaks frequently at major industry forums and is widely quoted in healthcare trade publications.

Dr. Nayyar received her Medical Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Miami. She earned her Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. Dr. Nayyar holds memberships and committee appointments in several professional organizations including the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems.

Learn more about Geeta at:  geetanayyar.com  and follow her on twitter:@GNayyar

Have a question you’d like her to answer here? Send Geeta your questions to columnists@masalamommas.com.

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