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Yazholi Kanikkannan, MD, FACP

Yazholi Kanikkannan, MD, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Internal Medicine

Women’s health, preventive care, geriatric care


Poughkeepsie Columbia Campus
30 Columbia Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3906



Medical Education

University of Madres, Doctor of Medicine, Madras, India: 1975


Senior Residency and Diplomat in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Madres, Madres, India: 1979
Internal Medicine Residency,Robert Packer Hospital Guthrie Health System, Affiliate of the State University of New York, Syracuse, Sayre, PA: 2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine: 2001; 2011


Hospital Affiliations

Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center