Vidhu Kariyawasam

Vidhu Kariyawasam, MD

Assistant Professor Of Medicine

Department: MD-INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Business Phone: (352) 294-5481

About Vidhu Kariyawasam

Dr. Vidhu Kariyawasam completed her residency in internal medicine at Danbury Hospital – Yale New Haven School of Medicine and went on to complete her fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UF Division of Infectious Diseases and Global medicine, where she also serves as the medical director for the Outpatient Infectious Disease clinic. Her specific interests include HIV provider education and the prevention and management of HIV infection in adults, as well as opportunistic infections in HIV patients. Dr. Kariyawasam is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.

Clinical Profile

Subspecialties
  • Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
  • HIV infection
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious diseases

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Mycobaterial Tuberculosis
  • West Nile Virus screening

Publications

2021
Post-COVID seizure: A new feature of “long-COVID”.
eNeurologicalSci. [DOI] 10.1016/j.ensci.2021.100340. [PMID] 33898792.
2021
Pseudomonal Meningoencephalitis With Ventriculitis Secondary to Bacteremia in a Burn Patient: A Novel Case.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/irab016. [PMID] 33484564.
2020
Cerebral toxoplasmosis after rituximab for pemphigus vulgaris.
JAAD case reports. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jdcr.2019.10.015. [PMID] 31909136.
2019
Single-Tablet Combination Therapy for HIV Infection in Pregnancy.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. [DOI] 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000476. [PMID] 31305487.

Grants

Sep 2021 ACTIVE
Beta-lactam continuous vs intermittent infusion and associated bacterial resistance and therapy outcomes in critically ill patients with severe pneumonia
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: US FOOD AND DRUG ADMN

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-5481
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100277
GAINESVILLE FL 32610