Hospitalist & Telemedicine Physician
Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM, CFLC, is board certified in Internal Medicine who works as a full-time, locum-tenens hospitalist nationwide as is Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Florida International University in Miami, FL. He became board certified in Lifestyle Medicine in 2017. Dr. Bansal received his M.D. from Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and did his internal medicine training at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Bansal practices telemedicine with numerous companies, having started in 2011, has testified in support of telemedicine to the Florida Board of Medicine, and serves in leadership at 8 telemedicine practices for 2 companies. His interests include whole-food, plant-based lifestyle, reversing the climate change emergency, access and equity of healthcare, and the direct intersection of all 3 of these topics. He serves as President of a global disaster relief watchdog organization, on the boards of 4 medical organizations in Florida, and in leadership at the World Medical Association. Dr. Bansal wrote the Lifestyle Medicine policy statement for the American College of Preventive Medicine. He practices lifestyle medicine teaching and coaching of patients in the inpatient setting and through telemedicine. He is a Fellow of ACPM and American College of Physicians and Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is also a Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant. Dr. Bansal lives in Palm Beach, FL.