Dr. Pooja Berdia and Nithil P Kesavan were married July 27 at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. Mahesh Shastri, a Hindu priest, officiated.
Dr. Berdia, 27, is an optometrist for SightMD, an ophthalmology practice in Smithtown, N.Y. She graduated from the SUNY College of Optometry, from which she also received a doctorate in optometry.
She is a daughter of Dr. Shashi Berdia and Dr. Ajay Berdia of Shoreham, N.Y. The bride’s father is the director of stroke and interim chief of neurology at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Her mother is a medical director of psychiatry at Long Island Community Health Center in Shirley, N.Y.
Mr. Kesavan, 31, is a cybersecurity engineer for the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in Manhattan. He graduated from St. John’s University in Jamaica, Queens He is a son of Kusumavally Kesavan and Purushothaman Kesavan of Franklin Square, N.Y. Mr. Kesavan’s mother was a nurse at Maimondes Medical Center in Brooklyn. His father is a chemist at Advanced Polymer Solutions, a manufacturer of specialty polymers in Port Washington, N.Y.
The couple met in 2014 at a Thai restaurant in Manhattan.
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