ABOUT ME


Dr Swati Rajagopal

MBBS., MD (Internal Medicine)., MMed ( Infectious Diseases, RACP Australia).,

PGDip ( Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, LSHTM UK)

Consultant Physician and Specialist in Infectious diseases& Travel Medicine

Aster CMI Hospital, Sahakara Nagar
Consulting hours: Monday-Saturday
Timings: 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Arista Health Clinic, Malleswaram
Consulting hours: Monday-Saturday
Timings: 3:00PM – 8:00PM

Profile

Dr Swati Rajagopal completed her primary medical training at MS Ramaiah Medical college, affiliated to Bangalore University followed by post graduate specialization in Infectious diseases at Royal Prince Alfred hospital, affiliated to the University of Sydney. Dr Rajagopal went on to pursue her specialization in tropical diseases, travel medicine and infection control at London school of hygiene and tropical medicine.

Education

PGdip, Infectious Diseases (March, 2010)

London school of hygiene and tropical medicine, London, UK

eCPD, Travel Medicine ( November 2009)

London school of hygiene and tropical medicine, London, UK

M.Med [RACP], Infection and Immunity (with Merit) (April, 2007)

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

M.D, Internal Medicine (Sept, 2004)

Residency program at St Petersburg and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia

MBBS (Oct, 2001)

M.S.Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India

Membership

    1. Infectious diseases society of America
    2. Royal Australasian college of physicians
    3. Clinical Infectious Diseases Society-India
    4. International society of travel medicine
    5. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Clinical Services

    1. PUO
    2. Febrile patients presenting with rash
    3. Upper respiratory tract infections and pleuro-pulmonary and bronchial infections
    4. Urinary tract infections of varying severity.
    5. Peritonitis and other intra-abdominal infections
    6. Cardiovascular infections
    7. Central nervous system infections
    8. Skin and soft tissue infections
    9. Infections related to trauma, burns, and human and animal bites
    10. Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning syndromes
    11. Bone and joint infections
    12. Infections of reproductive organs
    13. Sexually transmitted diseases
    14. Endopthalmitis
    15. Viral hepatitis
    16. Sepsis syndromes
    17. Nosocomial infections
    18. Infectious and non-infectious complications of HIV infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    19. Infections in the immune-compromised or neutropenic hosts
    20. Transplant-related infections, including bone marrow and solid organs

Professional Experience

Aster CMI hospital, Bangalore July 2016-present

Consultant- Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine

Commenced working as Infectious disease physician and travel medicine expert at Aster CMI hospital.

Columbia Asia Hospital, Bangalore 2008-2016

Consultant- Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

Commenced working as a consultant in infectious diseases and internal medicine in 2008 as a part of Columbia Asia group of hospitals. This involved treatment of infections in critically ill patients in intensive care unit, outpatient care and management of patients with acute and chronic infections. This also involves treatment of post operative -wound infections and management of patients with HIV. As a part of travel medicine clinic, prophylaxis, vaccinations and travel advice is also given. As a part of Columbia Asia infection control team, monthly audits of antibiotic use and Hospital acquired infections is conducted.

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 2006-2008

Medical Registrar

Commenced working as a basic physician trainee in 2005 as the part of RPA network. This involved extensive clinical experience in the departments of general medicine, Nephrology, Infectious diseases and respiratory medicine. Participation in seminars and journal clubs were a part of the curriculum. The training also involved teaching interns, residents and medical students.

The University of Sydney, Sydney 2005-2006

Infectious diseases and Immunology

This involved extensive post graduate training in Infectious diseases and immunology. Understanding the immunological basis of infectious diseases, basic immunology, HIV medicine and sexual health, communicable disease control were core aspects of the training. Journal clubs, case presentations, field trips and seminars were vital to the understanding of the subject.

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney 2004- 2005

Senior Medical Resident officer

Commenced working as a senior resident in Medicine in October 2004. As a part of my rotation, I have worked in departments of Hepatology, Geriatrics, Medical Oncology, Nephrology and Endocrinology. This included participation in journal clubs, case discussions and presentations.

Mallya Hospital, Bangalore, India July –August 2004

Resident, Internal Medicine,

I was responsible for in-patient care under supervision of Dr.S.V.Chowti. This included weekly review of cases seen in the wards in addition to participation in seminars.

Ashwin Hospital, Coimbatore, India June-July, 2004

Resident , Internal Medicine.

I worked as a resident managing the in-patient as well as the outpatient clinic. This also included clinical presentations and weekly case discussions, specifically in the area of Internal Medicine.

Presentations

    1. Case presentation and discussion on “Acute Humoral Rejection” at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, April 2005.
    2. Seminar: “Understanding the concepts of molecular mimicry – Gullian Barre’ Sydrome”
      The University of Sydney, July 2006.
    3. Seminar: “Understanding the concepts of autoimmunity”, University of Sydney, September 2006.

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No. 71/1 , Margosa Road, Between 17th and 18th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore – 560055, Karnataka, India.

Consulting Hours:
Monday - Saturday : 3.00PM to 8.00PM
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