Dr. Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP
Commissioner for the Bureau of Public Health,
Dr. Rahul Gupta is the Commissioner for the Bureau of Public Health for the state of West Virginia.
Gupta holds an M.D. from University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi and a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He has been certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1999.
Since 2009, Gupta has served as the Executive Director and Health Office of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, the largest local health department in West Virginia. He also serves as the Executive Director and Health Officer of the Putnam County Health Department. Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor of Medicine of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and a primary care physician at Florida Medical Clinic.