As a nationally recognized leader in healthcare information technology, a physician executive, public speaker, and author, Dr. Geeta Nayyar loves sharing her unique perspectives that bridge clinical medicine, business, communications, and digital health.

She currently serves as General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences and Executive Medical Director for Salesforce.

As a specialist in rheumatology, Dr. Nayyar maintains a volunteer associate professorship with the University of Miami and serves on the University of Miami Medical School Alumni Association Board. She has held several positions in media and with professional societies, including as a medical contributor for CNN and as a member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) board of directors.

In her free time, she enjoys volunteering and helping train medical students at the University of Miami Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS). When she’s not at work or in clinics, she’s spending time with her daughter and family, or out on the court playing a game of tennis. 

Research and Publications

Research and Publications

Dr. Nayyar received her Medical Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Miami. She earned her Master of Business Administration from George Washington University.

Medical Informatics: An Executive Primer

Book Chapter 4 by Dr. Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA
Mobile Health IT
Ken Ong, MD, MPH, Editor


mHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges

Foreword by Dr. Geeta Nayyar, MD, MBA
mHealth: Global Opportunities and Challenges provides the ultimate coverage of all aspects of the burgeoning mobile health arena.
Colin Konschak, David Levin, M.D., William H. Morris, M.D. Convurgent Publishing LLC, 2013.


Author, White Paper: Clinician Engagement

Author, White Paper
Why Clinician Engagement is Critical to Effective Electronic Health Record Implementation.


Book Chapter: Nayyar, G. and Katz JD

Book Chapter: Nayyar, G. and Katz JD (2008)
Introduction to inflammatory and regional musculoskeletal disorders in MRI and Ultrasound in the
Musculoskeletal Diseases
JD Katz and K Brindle Eds. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.


Book Chapter: Nayyar, G. and Katz JD

Book Chapter: Nayyar, G. and Katz JD (2008)
Overview of imaging in inflammatory arthritis and myositis
JD Katz and K Brindle Eds. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.


The Rheumatology Initiative towards Skill Enhancement

The Rheumatology Initiative towards Skill Enhancement
Dr. Katz, Department of Rheumatology, George Washington University.


Amyloidosis and Rheumatological Manifestations

Nayyar G, Katz J, Curiel R. (2008)
The 6th Annual Rheumatology Fellows Forum; 4/26/08: Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
Sponsored by the DC Rheumatism Society


Infection and wound healing

Bello YM, Falabella AF, DeCarbalho H, Nayyar G, Kirsner RS.
Wounds: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice, 2001


Hematological Adverse Reaction to Ivermectin

M.A. Pennant, P.V. Perumalswami, G. Nayyar
ACP Abstract 2003

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