Dr. Minal Vazirani is a dual-board certified internist and pediatrician,
making her qualified to treat everyone from infants to adults. She is
also certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Vazirani has trained
in both conventional and alternative medical theory and practice, and
offers patients an innovative, comprehensive, holistic, and progressive
approach to care.
Dr. Vazirani received her bachelor’s degree from The College of New
Jersey and received her medical degree from the University of Medicine
and Dentistry of New Jersey—New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ-NJMS).
She completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Good
Samaritan Hospital and Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona. Dr.
Vazirani was selected to participate in many integrative leadership and
educational opportunities throughout her training, and has had the privilege
of being mentored by many well renowned pioneers and experts in the field
of integrative medicine. She is also one of only a handful of physicians
in the U.S. who has completed an academia-based clinical assessment program
in Ayurvedic Medicine. She continues to travel to India frequently to
further her expertise in Ayurvedic Medicine.
Dr. Vazirani lectures and writes, and also teaches at UMDNJ’s Institute
for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICAM). She is currently a
coinvestigator in a study evaluating the effectiveness of Yoga for adolescents
with IBD. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Gold
Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award and the Caught in the Act of Caring Award.
Dr. Vazirani is passionate about helping people achieve their goals by
optimizing their health and is committed to being a part of the paradigm
shift that involves changing the focus in medicine to a health-based as
opposed to a disease-based system, with an emphasis on patient education,
empowerment, and self-care. She effectively combines her expertise in
Allopathic Medicine with her proficiency in Ayurveda and other Integrative
Wellness Approaches to develop custom-tailored lifestyle prescriptions
for her patients. Dr. Vazirani is happy to partner with individuals and
their families to provide individualized integrative consultations for
safe, holistic approaches for their unique needs and health optimization
on their healing journeys, and to serve as a resource to community physicians.