Maun Baral, MD

Maun Baral, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Maun R Baral, MD, joined the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine after recently completing his Internal Medicine Residency in 2023. Currently, his primary responsibility involves caring for acutely ill patients admitted to the oncology and general medicine floors. He finds great satisfaction in the complexities and nuances of hospital medicine, with a particular passion for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), high value care, and medical education. Additionally, he takes special interest in expanding his knowledge and role in the oncology and Bone marrow transplant department. 


  • Medical Degree: Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Nepal (2017)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Danbury Hospital/Nuvance Health, Danbury, CT (2023)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical/Research Interests

POCUS, cardiology, medical informatics

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Bhandari S, Baral M R, Dandwani M, et al. (June 06, 2023) The Ominous Aspergillus With Cancer of Blood Vessels: A Case of Invasive Aspergillosis and Epithelioid Angiosarcoma of the Lung. Cureus 15(6): e40034. doi:10.7759/cureus.40034

Bhandari S, Baral MR, Barbery M, Rudinskaya A, Sostin O. Hematologic side effects of biologics and kinase inhibitors used in rheumatologic diseases: a review of the current evidence. Annals of Hematology.2022;101(9):1897-1904. doi:10.1007/s00277-022-04896-7

Baral MR, Bhandari S, Contreras RA. A Couple With False Hellebore Poisoning. Annals of Internal Medicine:Clinical Cases. 2022;1(10). doi:10.7326/aimcc.2022.0715

Baral MR, Bhandari S, Rudinskaya A. Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia in Limited Systemic Sclerosis. Brown Hospital Medicine. 2022;1(3). doi:10.56305/001c.37033

Bhandari S, Baral MR, Yu M. Iatrogenic Pneumocephalus Resolved by Oxygen Therapy. Cureus. Published online November 2021. doi:10.7759/cureus.19830

Bhandari S, Baral MR, Zanatta JA. Possible Aripiprazole-Induced Hypothermia: An “Icy” Side Effect? Cureus.Published online November 2021. doi:10.7759/cureus.19855

Shrestha S, Shrestha S, Baral MR, et al. Evaluation of inhalation technique in patients using a dry powder device (DPI) at chest clinic in Dhulikhel Hospital – Kathmandu University Hospital, and the effect of patient education on it. Clinical Medicine. 2019;19(Suppl 3):s64-s66. doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.19-3s-s64.

Abstracts and Presentations

Baral MR, Bhandari S. POSTURAL ORTHOSTATIC TACHYCARDIA SYNDROME: POSSIBLY COVID VACCINE RELATED. Chest. 2022;161(6):A517. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2022.04.051

Baral MR, Bhandari S. CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE: ACCELERATED BY COVID? Chest. 2022;161(6):A524. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2022.04.058

Baral MR, Bhandari S. BIVENTRICULAR FAILURE AS THE FIRST PRESENTATION OF CARDIAC SARCOIDOSIS. Chest. 2022;161(6):A588. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2022.04.122

Baral MR, Alvarez M, Bhandari S. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by LV thrombus (Octopus in the POT): Connecticut chapter of the American College Of Physicians(CCACC) 2022