Dr. Bidita Khandelwal did her MD Medicine in 1998 from Assam University. She joined Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim,India in 2000 as an Assistant Professor in Department of Medicine and since 2009 heads the Department. She is a life member of API, IMA, RSSDI and fellow member of IACM. Other posts held are Chairperson of complaint committee on Sexual Harassment at work place, Chairperson of IEC, Ayurveda Regional Research Institute, Vice chairman API East Zone, Member of State Task Force; Editorial Board member of Indian Journal of Science & Technology, Journal of Harmonized Research, SMU medical Journal ,Indian Journal of Hospital Administration, Indian Journal of Emergency Medicine and International Journal Of Digital Publication Technology. She is member of Governing Council of SMU, of Sikkim Medical Council, Coordinator post graduate studies and an External expert for Board of Study. She has special interest in diabetes mellitus, CVA and medical education and has several publications related to it. She was awarded Certificate of Exemplary Contribution for exemplary work relating to Academic Programme Implementation, Health Care and Patient services in 2008 by Shri N R Narayana Murthy.Presently she is Professor and head of the Department of Medicine at SMIMS, Sikkim.