The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) is a national organization representing more than 38,000 physicians of Indian origin in North America. Our chapter, the Alabama Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (aAPI) represents about 500 such physicians.

Our mission

“The mission of aAPI is to maximize the efforts of everyone involved in providing quality patient care, teaching, research and community service in USA and India. We are highly motivated, supported and committed by all the stake holders in order to achieve these goals.”


“Our vision is to provide the physical, mental and social well-being by preventing illness and promoting health with the availability of most updated technology and resources. aAPI will be recognized as a leading organization locally, nationally and internationally. aAPI will advance the core Indo-American values of Freedom, Justice and Compassion in pursuit of excellence.”

Board of Directors

Naveen Tangutur MD

Current President

Pavan Kumar Panchavati MD

Past President

Tejanand Gowtham Mulpur MD

Dibyajiban Mahapatra MD

Shashi Kumar MD

Jitesh Kar, MD

Tarak Vasavada MD

Amit Chakrabarty MD, MS

Chairman Scholarship

Rupen Joshi MD

Jitendra Jain MD