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Kartik Cherabuddi, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Infectious Disease Specialist

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About me

Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi provides clinical care to patients with complex infectious diseases; patients living with HIV; and internal medicine patients. He serves as a specialist for antibiotic resistant pathogen infections and is the Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UFHealth.

A Master Clinician Society at UF inductee, Dr. Cherabuddi is a recognized Exemplary Clinician for multiple years for excellence in teaching through the Department of Medicine. He enjoys teaching medical students, residents and ID fellows. He has been recognized as the DOM Attending of the year by the residents.

Dr. Cherabuddi conducts research looking at Antibiotic resistance and genetic sequencing of microorganisms. He also collaborates with researchers at the UF Emerging Pathogen Institute on (re)emerging viral infections including Zika, Chikungunya and Keystone viruses.

Dr. Cherabuddi also serves on international infectious diseases committees to develop enhanced training in Antibiotic Stewardship. He has advised and volunteered with education efforts around the world, including in Asia (India, Nepal) and Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo), in regards to COVID-19 control and management. He has participated in multiple interviews with national and international news media and continues education dispelling medical misinformation.

Active clinical trials

DOTS (20-0002)

This is a Phase 2b clinical study, multicenter, randomized, open-label, assessor-blinded, superiority study. The study will compare dalbavancin to standard of care antibiotic therapy for the completion of therapy in patients with complicated…

Kartik Cherabuddi
Accepting Candidates
18 Years - 99 Years

My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents , 10 publications
  • COVID-19 , 5 publications
  • Vancomycin , 3 publications
  • Cefepime , 3 publications

Research activity

64 publications

1,007 citations

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