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Dr. Neal Sikka - WorldStrides Medical Director

Dr. Neal Sikka

WorldStrides Medical Director

Dr. Sikka serves as WorldStrides’ Medical Director in addition to his role as Chief of the Innovative Practice Section and Associate Professor at the George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine. As Medical Director, he heads WorldStrides’ Doctors on Call program.

He earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Illinois and his Doctor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, before interning at the Barnes Jewish Hospital and completing his residency in emergency medicine at GWU. He specializes in and studies innovative delivery methods for medicine, including telemedicine and digital health as well as remote medical access with a focus on concierge medicine. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and is an active educator and mentor for the George Washington University residency program and medical school.