Dr. Akhunji is originally from Chicago, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology followed by her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and subsequently is practicing hospital medicine.
“As a hospitalist physician it is important for me to understand the circumstances that led to my patients acute on chronic illnesses. My approach to patient care is to use evidence-based medicine to provide high quality, comprehensive care that is patient centered, team based and coordinated with subspecialists. I want to involve my patients and their family on all aspects of their care and serve as a guide and educate them in their care at their most vulnerable time with compassion and dignity.”
When she is not at work, Dr. Akhunji enjoys being outdoors as much as possible hiking, running, biking, and spending time with her family. She is excited to be part of the Grand Junction community and St. Mary’s Medical Center.