Amit M. Algotar, MD, PhD, MPH

Degrees: 
MD: University of Mumbai (Bombay, India)
PhD: Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
MPH: Wichita State University
Internship: 
Rotating Clinical Internship, Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L Nair Hospital. Mumbai, India
Residency: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine (internal medicine)
Loma Linda University (preventive medicine)
Academic / Professional Bio: 

Amit Algotar, MD, PhD, MPH, is a physician-scientist who provides both clinical care and conducts research. His research and clinical work focuses on lifestyle modification as a treatment modality for multiple chronic diseases. Dr. Algotar has special interests and experience in developing lifestyle modification interventions in men diagnosed with prostate cancer and receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), since it is associated with elevated cardio-metabolic risk and lower quality of life. At the UA Cancer Center Survivorship Clinic, he uses lifestyle-based methods to help his patients prevent cancer progression and recurrence as well as take care of their survivorship related needs. He also runs a lifestyle-based weight loss clinic at Banner University Medical Center – South to help patients achieve optimal weight and reduce their cancer, cardiovascular and endocrine risks.

Honors and Awards: 
GMaP3 scholarship, Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program, 2017
GMaP3 Scholarship, Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program, 2016
Board Certifications: 
Medical License - Maharashtra, Maharashtra Medical Council, 2000
Diplomate, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, 2017
Medical License - California, The Medical Board of California, 2015
Medical License - Arizona, Arizona Medical Board, 2016
Board Certification in Preventive Medicine, American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2016