The Central Coast Medical Association has announced Dr. Priti Gagneja will serve as president of its 2021 Board of Directors.
Dr. Gagneja has been a member of the Central Coast Medical Association since 2010. She has also been active with the California Medical Association, where she has worked on policies and legislation that affects physicians and patients.
Dr. Gagneja was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley.
After high school, she went abroad for studies and received her bachelor’s in medicine and surgery and doctor of medicine with honors from Rajiv Gandhi University in Bangalore, India.
She completed her internship in general medicine and preventative medicine there and then returned to the U.S.
Dr. Gagneja was an internal medicine resident at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and was chief resident of internal medicine her final year. After her residency, Dr. Gagneja joined Sansum Clinic, where she currently practices internal medicine.
Besides her involvement with the Central Coast Medical Association, Dr. Gagneja is a part of the American College of Physicians and is a 4-H Alumni.
Dr. Gagneja lives in Santa Barbara with her husband, Dr. Salman Haq, and their three children. When not practicing medicine, she enjoys spending time at the beach with her family, cooking, and working toward her interest in martial arts.
— Gerry Fall