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NEWARK, NJ – Saint Michael’s Medical Center announced that Jugeet Kaur Kanwal, MD, has joined the hospital’s Primary and Specialty Care Center as a primary care physician.

Dr. Kanwal completed her internal medicine residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center outside of Philadelphia in 2020 and completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia the following year. She is board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Kanwal to our the Primary and Specialty Care Center,” said Saint Michael’s CEO Alan Sickles, MD. “It fills me with pride to see our healthcare family grow with such exceptional talent. The foundation of any thriving healthcare institution lies in the dedication of its healthcare providers, and with Dr. Kanwal joining us, I am confident that we are taking a giant leap towards delivering even more comprehensive and compassionate care to our community.”

Originally from New Zealand, Dr. Kanwal graduated from Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College in Pune, India, in 2016.

“I am looking forward to providing compassionate care to our patients in Newark,” Dr. Kanwal said. “In the heart of this bustling city, I strive to be not just a doctor but a partner in promoting health and empowering my patients to thrive. Whether you are an existing patient, or someone looking for a primary care physician, I am excited to meet you.”

Dr. Kanwal lives in North Brunswick with her husband, Dr. Abhitej Sidhu, and their daughter. She enjoys the outdoors, running along long trails, hiking in the woods and plans to train for a marathon. .

Saint Michael’s Primary and Specialty Care Center provides adult patients with annual checkups, preventative screenings, medical treatments for common illnesses and immunizations. In addition, the Center provides a full spectrum of sub-specialties, including asthma, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, podiatry/wound care, surgery and neurology.

For more information about the Primary and Specialty Care Center or to schedule an appointment, call 973-877-5080.