Indira Maharaj-Mikiel, MD
Board Certified in Family Medicine; Board Certified in Obesity Medicine
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- Marist College
- Medical University of the Americas
Dr. Mikiel was born and raised in the Caribbean, she originally came to America to attend University however became disenchanted with the world of business as her chosen career. This prompted some deep soul searching which resulted in her leaving school and exploring the outer world. During this time she met and married her husband and had 3 children who are her pride and joy. She returned to school with the thought that she would pursue a degree in Psychology and, in fact, earned her MA in Counseling Psychology. During her tenure as a counselor for the Upward Bound Program, She realized that she had so much more to give beyond counseling, so she decided to attend Medical School. She moved to Texas 4 years ago and has recently joined The Rapid Med family. She enjoys performing office procedures and has an intense interest in Obesity Medicine. She says that she loves the opportunity to get to know her patients, and it is a good day when she has made a patient laugh, or their health has improved to the point that they can be weaned from medication.
In her private life, she is a widow of many years and a mother of 3 grown children. In her free time, she enjoys sampling ethnic reading, music, and exploring the unknown. Her friends say that she always has a listening ear, and generally knows the right thing to say to them when needed.