Poonam Bherwani, M.D., F.A.A.P.


Dr. Bherwani is a board-certified pediatrician and also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Bherwani brings a wealth of experience to CPM, joining the group in June of 2017. She joins us with 11 years’ experience from a premier pediatric group in southern New Jersey.

Dr. Bherwani is also a certified (NRP) neonatal resuscitation, (BLS) Pediatric Basic Life Support and (PALS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

She earned her medical degree at Baqai Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan and completed her training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York.

Dr. Bherwani is proficient in Hindi and Urdu as well.

Active member of the Emergency Medical Relief Group responsible for aiding the disaster struck victims of the 2005 earthquake in North Pakistan.

Provider Video: Get to know Poonam Bherwani, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics
Danbury Hospital Medical Staff Member (Active)
NCQA/ Patient Centered Medical Home
State of Connecticut Department of Public Health: Physician (Active)
Controlled Substance Registration Certificate/ DEA (Active)
Controlled Substance Registration for Practitioner (Active)

Physician Credentials & Accolades



Board Certifications



English, Hindi, Sindhi

Accepted Insurances

Training & Education

  • Baqai Medical University (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
  • Internship in Pediatrics: National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Karachi, Pakistan
  • Internship in Internal Medicine: Baqai Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology: Lady Dufferin Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Resident Pediatrician: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, New York (Affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College)

Hours, Location & Directions

Danbury Office: 107 Newtown Road, Suite 1D, Danbury, CT 06810
New Fairfield Office: 11 Route 37, New Fairfield Commons, New Fairfield, CT 06812

Mon: 8:30AM - 6:00PM (Danbury)

Tue: 8:30AM - 6:00PM (Danbury)

Wed: 1:15PM - 9:00PM (Danbury)

Thu: 8:30AM - 6:00PM (New Fairfield)

Fri: 8:30AM - 6:00PM (Danbury)

Sat: 8:30AM - 2:00PM *Select Weekend Availabilities

Sun: 9:00AM - 1:00PM *Select Weekend Availabilities

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“The Medical Assistant made my son feel comfortable. Dr. Bherwani was amazing and super informative. Never once made us feel rushed. Answered all our questions.”


“Dr. Bherwani very thorough, patient and explained the treatment recommendations to myself and my daughter. We were very appreciative or her care and concern.”


“Dr. Poonam Bherwani answered all questions and is an excellent doctor.”

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