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PURI PEDIATRIC
Medical Group, Inc.
2243 Mowry Ave., Suite F
Fremont, CA 94538

Phone
(510) 797-7766

Fax
(510) 797-0595
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Dr. Veena Puri has been a pediatrician since 1970. Since 1998 Dr. Veena Puri have been receiving the Best Physician’s Award, which is voted by their peers and medical patients. This is a testimony to the excellence of care provided to everyone at Puri Pediatric Medical Group. Drs. Hari and Veena Puri are proud parents of two successful college graduates. Their daughter graduated from the University of Chicago, and is currently working as a pediatrician in Irvine, California. She recently finished her residency from Children’s Hospital in Orange County, California. Their son is pursuing a career in International Affairs in Washington DC.
Dr. Veena Puri has been practicing pediatrics in Fremont since 1981 and is now taking care of some of her patients’ children. She has been twice Chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at Washington Hospital and is very actively involved in Washington Hospital community. Dr. Veena Puri, fondly addressed as “Dr. Veena” by her patients, has a special passion for new mothers and issues of breastfeeding. She is very comfortable working with all mothers no matter how different their problems are. She is a strong advocate of breastfeeding and attributes a lot of her success to early training in her career as a pediatrician in Delhi, India. ”She is one of the best breastfeeding consultants,” quoting many of her patients. Even after 20+ years, Dr. Veena remembers how she helped them breastfeed, till today she works with mothers and fathers with breastfeeding. We have two rooms dedicated to breastfeeding with all the support, including a lot of visual and audio material. Dr. Veena encourages and appreciates the involvement of the fathers in the process and makes herself available to them as much as her schedule allows. She has patients coming from far and near with all different types of insurances, including Kaiser to seek her valuable advice and guidance. Dr. Veena also has a special interest in Sports Medicine. She believes in regular excercise and healthy nutrition. She works well with overweight patients and patients with high cholesterol. She herrself does daily yoga and believes it to be the best tool for nurturing mind, body and soul.

Anamika Sharma, MD, FAAP
Dr. Anamika Sharma has been taking care of infants, children and teenagers in different settings since 1996, when she graduated from medical college. She comes to Puri Pediatric Medical Group with in-depth training and wide experience in office and hospital based pediatrics including taking care of newborns in the hospital.

Dr. Sharma’s style of gentle approach to the child makes an instant connection in working as a team with parents and children, especially pre-teens, teenagers and young adults. Having a 10 year old son at home, she understands the challenges of raising children, especially in a dual culture. As a working mother, she knows the value of balancing work and parenting. Her special interests include breast feeding, weight issues and Ear, Nose and Throat problems. Dr. Sharma practices state of the art medicine which is what Puri Pediatrics is known for.

After graduating from Medical College in Calcutta, India, Dr. Sharma completed her pediatric residency from Charles Drew University in Los Angeles, where she also completed an internship in Ear, Nose and Throat. She worked as a hospitalist at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. She is an active member of the prestigious American Academy of Pediatrics. She belongs to all insurances which Puri Pediatrics takes.

Besides being fluent in English, Dr. Sharma speaks multiple languages – Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Nepali and Spanish. In her spare time, she likes to write stories, cook, and spend time with her son.

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