Page ContentA Team Approach to Your CarePatients with serious and chronic illnesses may live longer and enjoy a higher quality of life during and after treatment by the Kelsey-Seybold Supportive Medicine team. The team, under the direction of Managing Physician Rupesh Nigam, M.D., works together with a patient's other doctors to help provide comprehensive care. Supportive Medicine can be provided at any stage of illness, even if a cure is likely. Meet the Team Rupesh Nigam, M.D. Rupesh Nigam, M.D., is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He’s Managing Physician of Supportive Medicine, Associate Medical Director of Hospital Services and a Kelsey-Seybold hospitalist. He sees patients at Pearland Clinic and at the St. Luke’s Medical Tower. Dr. Nigam graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College of the University of Pune in India. After graduation, he completed medical residency in India prior to his arrival to the United States. Dr. Nigam spent close to 10 years in basic science and translational research at Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He then continued medical training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to complete a residency in Internal Medicine in 2011. Dr. Nigam joined Kelsey-Seybold in 2011.