Sanjeev Arora (physician)

Sanjeev Arora, MD, MACPFACG, (born September 1956) is an Indian American physician, and a Distinguished Professor of Medicine with tenure in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine.


Arora was born in NangalIndia. He received a Premedical degree from Maharajah College, in Jaipur, India. He completed his Medical Degree at the Armed Forces Medical College, in Pune, India and his Internship at Army Hospital, Delhi, India. He completed several residencies, first for Medicine at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, India, then for Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in BrooklynNY, and with a return to Medicine at the Sisters of Charity HospitalState University of New York in Buffalo, NY. He finished his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the New England Medical Center in BostonMA.


Following his studies Arora entered academia, first at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, and then at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, NM, where he developed the ECHO model

Awards and honors

Year Award/Honor
2014 New Mexico Community Health Worker Association, Inc. Lifetime Achievement Award Advocating for the CHW Model
Project ECHO highlighted in a New York Times Article, Opinionator Section, under Fixes, “The Power to Cure, Multiplied” June 11, 2014
19th Annual Heinz Award in Public Policy