Chandra Manuelpillai, MD

Specialty in Emergency Medicine

Dr. Manuelpillai is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician. She received her undergraduate degree in Health Science Studies from Quinnipiac University (2002). She then went on to graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (2007) where she served on the Executive Student Council, as well as was the alternate delegate to the AMA/ISMS-MSS Governing Council and the student representative to the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) Education and Health Workforce committee. She completed an internship year with UCLA-Harbor Medical Center's Department of Internal Medicine followed by an emergency medicine residency program at Boston Medical Center (2011) while also serving as the resident representative to the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) committee on Student Health & Sports Medicine. She then started working at Saints Medical Center (later Lowell General Hospital/Saints Campus and Main Campus) in Lowell Massachusetts where she served as the Continuous Quality Improvement Director for the emergency medicine group, as well as was the representative for the emergency department on the Sepsis, Stroke and PCI Quality Assurance and Compliance Committees. She joined Buoy Health in 2019. She currently works in multiple emergency departments both in the community and academics, as well as previously worked in multiple urgent care centers. She believes this mix of experiences has given her a unique perspective on the care of acute illnesses.

Practice names

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine

Education and training

Residency, Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Internship, Internal Medicine, UCLA-Harbor Medical Center

Doctor of Medicine, RFUMS / The Chicago Medical School

Bachelors of Science, Quinnipiac University

Awards

Lowell General Hospital Best Nursing Advocate

Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine certified

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