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Meet Sonal Bhalla, MD, MPH

Sonal  Bhalla, MD, MPH

Sonal Bhalla, MD, MPH


Sonal Bhalla, MD, MPH, is a board-certified rheumatologist practicing at Riverhills Neuroscience's Norwood and Anderson locations in Cincinnati, Ohio. With a focus on preventive medicine, Dr. Bhalla holds board certifications in rheumatology and internal medicine and is board-eligible in preventive medicine.

Dr. Bhalla completed her medical education at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in Pondicherry, India. 

She then went on to complete her internal medicine residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital (St. Raphael Campus) in New Haven, Connecticut, followed by a rheumatology fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Additionally, Dr. Bhalla completed a preventive medicine residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dr. Bhalla holds a Master in Public Health from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice at The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Preventive Medicine.

With her extensive education and experience, Dr. Bhalla provides comprehensive care to patients with rheumatic diseases, offering innovative and individualized treatments that improve the quality of life for those living with chronic illnesses. Her specialties include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, and lupus.

Dr. Bhalla's commitment to preventive care and her expertise in rheumatology make her a welcome addition to the Riverhills Neuroscience team. She is thrilled to connect with new and returning patients and work collaboratively to develop treatment plans tailored to their unique needs and goals.