About Kartik Cherabuddi
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 given multiple interviews with national and international news media and continues education dispelling misinformation on social media platforms including Twitter @KartC.
Infectious DiseasesAmerican Board of Multiple Specialties
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- Infectious endocarditis
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Secondary infections
- Surgical wound infection – treatment
- Transplant services
- Urinary tract infection – adults
Multidrug resistant infections
Antimicrobial alternatives to antibiotics
Therapeutic drug monitoring and personalized medicine
Emerging global infections
NTM infections in Transplant patients
Infectious disease fellow, Internal medicine resident and Medical student education