Dr. Sapru was born in Kashmir, India, where he completed high school and
undergraduate studies with distinction. He obtained his MB, BS degree
at the medical college in Srinagar (University of Kashmir) before completing
postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the prestigious Sheri-Kashmir
Institute of Medical Sciences where he remained as a junior faculty member.
Subsequently, he joined the cardiology department at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,
New Delhi, as a junior faculty member. He was selected for an overseas
assignment by the Ministry of Health, Oman, and served as an Internal
Medicine Specialist at a referral hospital with teaching responsibilities
for students and interns from Oman’s only medical school and received
a special award of recognition by the Ministry of Health. He completed
his medical residency at SUNY Buffalo and Saint Barnabas Medical Center
where he received the “Outstanding Graduating Resident” award.
Dr. Sapru remained at Saint Barnabas after his training as assistant program
director, and took on the role of associate director in 2010. He is taking
over as the program director from November 2012. He is Assistant Professor
of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Medical
School in Newark, New Jersey and Associate Professor of Medicine at the
Saint George's University School of Medicine in Granada, West Indies.
He also holds an appointment as Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medical
Humanities at the Drew University Caspersen School of Graduate Studies
in Madison, New Jersey.
Dr. Sapru is a fellow of the American college of Physicians and a member
of the Governor’s Council of the New Jersey Chapter of ACP.