Board of Trustees


Dr.Archana Bindra MD Vice Chair BOT

Dr. Archana Bindra is an endocrinologist with more than 10 years of experience. She works @ Elcamino Health and specializes in uncontrolled diabetes, insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring, gestational diabetes, thyroid disorders, thyroid cancer, and pituitary and adrenal disorders.

She was the President of AAPIO from 2019-2020.


Dr. Annu Navani MD

Dr. Navani completed her Anesthesiology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a fellowship in Pain Management from the University of California, Davis. Thereafter, she joined as a faculty at the Department of Anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. At Stanford, she served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Pain Medicine, where she provided care to acute, chronic and cancer pain patients. While at Stanford, Dr. Navani initiated and developed a Spine Care program in collaboration with the Department of Neurosurgery. This program manages spine patients in a structured medical setting with cutting-edge pharmacological and interventional technology. She is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management by American Board of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Navani is actively involved with several Pain and Medical societies, including the American Society of Anesthesiology, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Pain Society, International Spine Intervention Society and International Association for the Study of Pain. She currently serves as the member of the board of directors at the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery, a delegate to Califonia Medical Association EMOS and also as the member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Cancer Pain. She is a founding member of California Consortium to Promote Stay at Work/Return to Work as well as the immediate Past President of The American Association of Physicians of Indian origin. She has authored several publications and has been an invited speaker at many regional and national Pain meetings. Dr. Navani was awarded the 2001 "Honorable Mention Award" from The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists for her work with use and development of ultrasound technology for interventional procedures. She is currently involved in monthly medical educational programs that focus on awareness of physicians, allied medical professionals and community towards common pain and health related problems.


Nandini Bakshi MD, FAAN

Dr.Bakshi is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition to general neurology, she has a special interest in electrodiagnostics.
She works as a neurohospitalist part time. She is involved in research projects with the Division of Research at Kaiser and UC Berkeley
She has an interest in Global Health and has taught neurology internationally in many different countries over the years. She has been with Kaiser Permanente since 1996.
Associate Chief of Neurology, Kaiser Permanente Diablo Area.
Associate Professor of Neurology California Northstate University
Former Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Davis
Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital Los Angeles and U.C.L.A. Medical Center, Los Angeles
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology U.C. Davis Medical Center.
Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
  • California Medical Association