Lara Beth Gadkowski, MD, MPH, MS

Lara Beth Gadkowski, MD, MPH, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine





MS Boston College Molecular Biology
MD Jefferson Medical College Medicine
Internship Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine
Residency Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine
Fellowship Duke University Medical Center Infectious Diseases
MPH University of North Carolina Masters of Public Health – Epidemiology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases


  • Hampton Roads Magazine, “Top Doc” 2012, 2013
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Doc” 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2014

Professional Societies

  • AOA Medical Honor Society
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • National Society of TB Clinicians


  • Stout JE, Gadkowski LB, Rath S, Alspaugh JA, Miller MB, Cox GM. Pedicure-associated rapidly growing mycobacterial infection: an endemic disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct; 53(8): 787-92.
  • Person A, Goswami ND, Bissette DJ, Turner DS, Baker AV, Gadkowski LB, Naggie S, Erlandson K, Cox GM, Lalani T, Chen L, Stout JE. Pairing Quantiferon Gold In-tube with Opt-out HIV Testing in a TB Contact Investigation: A Potent Strategy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Sept; 24(9) 539-543.
  • Gadkowski LB et al. HIV-specific health care utilization and mortality among tuberculosis/HIV coinfected persons. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Oct; 23(10):845-51.
  • Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. Cavitary pulmonary disease. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008;21(2):305-33.
  • West EL, Gadkowski LB, Ostbye T, Piedrahita C, Stout JE. Tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes and beliefs among North Carolinians at increased risk of infection. NC Med J. 2008; 69(1): 14-20.
  • Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. “Pharmacokinetics of Rifampin.” CID 2007;44: 618.
  • Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. “Current Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease.” Infections in Medicine 2006; 23(9): 425-433.
  • Gadkowski, LB and JE Stout. “Tuberculosis in Corrections.” Infectious Disease in Corrections Report. 2006; 9(2): 1-10.