WEBSTER CITY - Dr. Anil K. Sahai, of Webster City, has been named one of Des Moines University's 2012 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.
Sahai graduated from DMU with a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree in 1979. He has practiced in internal medicine at the Webster City Medical Clinic since 1983. He is also chair of internal medicine and director/chair of the Critical Care Committee at Van Diest Medical Center, Webster City. A member of the DMU board of trustees since 2006, he has been an adjunct clinical associate professor at DMU since 1987 and a preceptor for the University of Iowa internal medicine residency program since 1994.
Sahai earned his master's degree and doctorate in biomedical engineering at Iowa State University before enrolling at DMU. He completed his residency in internal medicine in a cooperative program among Iowa Methodist Medical, the University of Iowa and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Des Moines.
Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Sahai holds patents for a medical dispensing system and a real-time music recognition and display system.