Dr. Neal Sikka Director
The Section of Innovative Practice, GWU
Dr. Sikka is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and a Board Certified Emergency Physician at The George Washington University Hospital. He is the Director of the Innovative Practice Section at the GW Medical Faculty Associates. He oversees the GW MFA Telemedicine Communication Center, is the Emergency Department Information System Physician Application Manager, and is an active member of the GW mHealth Collaborative.
Dr. Sikka has been a faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine since 2003, a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the American Telemedicine Association. He has published and spoken extensively on medical informatics, telemedicine, mobile health, telestroke and innovative medical practice and design. In 2010 he completed a study on the utilization of mobile phone cameras for the evaluation of acute wounds in Emergency Department. He is CO-PI on a McKesson Foundation grant studying the use of SMS messaging in diabetic patients and a CMMI Innovation Challenge Grant examining the use of telemedicine in home peritoneal dialysis. He is involved in in providing medical services via telemedicine to ships at sea, to remote clinics and teams, as well as correctional facilities.