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Varsha Moudgal, M.D.

Varsha Moudgal, M.D. 
Infectious Diseases Program Director

Infectious Diseases

After working as an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University for several years, Dr. Moudgal joined the medical staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor as the Program Director for the Infectious Diseases postdoctoral fellowship training program. In addition to her role at IHA Infectious Diseases Consultants, Dr. Moudgal serves as the Section Head for the Infectious Diseases Division at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor. She also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. Dr. Moudgal is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE).

Dr. Moudgal’s clinical and research interests include C. difficile colitis, HIV and HCV.

Primary Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases 

Residency:

  • Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit

Medical Education:

  • Lokmanya Tilak College, Mumbai, India 

Academic Appointments:

  • Program Director for the Infectious Diseases postdoctoral fellowship training program, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor
  • Section Head for the Infectious Diseases Division, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor

Fellowship:

  • Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Additional Languages

  • Hindi 

Michael Otto, M.D.

Michael Otto, M.D.
Infectious Diseases Associate Program Director

Infectious Diseases

Dr. Otto has over 25 years of experience caring for patients. In addition to his role at IHA Infectious Diseases Consultants, Dr. Otto serves as the Medical Director of Home Health Services for St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor and the program Co-Director for Infectious Diseases at Select Specialty Hospital. He also serves as Assistant Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Teaching program held at St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals.

Dr. Otto’s interests have included the spectrum of adult infectious diseases, antibiotic utilization and teaching. He believes in the importance of dignity and compassion in taking care of patients

Primary Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases

Residency:

  • Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Medical Education:

  • University of Michigan

Academic Appointments:

  • Medical Director of Home Health Services, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor
  • Program Co-Director for Infectious Diseases, Select Specialty Hospital
  • Assistant Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Teaching program, St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals

Fellowship:

  • Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical Center

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Rajasekhar Jagarlamudi, M.D.

Rajasekhar Jagarlamudi, M.D.
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Dr. Jagarlamudi is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America, and is an instructor for the Fellowship Teaching program held at the Ann Arbor and Livingston campuses of the St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals. He also speaks Hindi.



Primary Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases

Residency:

  • Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Medical Education:

  • Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India

Academic Appointments:

  • Instructor for the Fellowship Teaching program at the Ann Arbor and Livingston campuses of the St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals

Fellowship:

  • Infectious Diseases, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Additional Languages

  • Hindi

Anurag Malani, M.D.

Anurag Malani, M.D.
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Dr. Malani is the Medical Director for the Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs at St. Joseph Mercy Health System, and is the program Co-Director for Infectious Diseases at Select Specialty Hospital. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal medicine at the University of Michigan, and as an instructor for the Fellowship Teaching program held at the Ann Arbor and Livingston campuses of the St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals. Additionally, Dr. Malani is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE).  

Primary Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases

Residency:

  • Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospitals, Washington D.C.

Medical Education:

  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Academic Appointments:

  • Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs, St Joseph Mercy Health System
  • Program Co-Director for Infectious Diseases, Select Specialty Hospital
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan

Fellowship:

  • Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Health System

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

Additional Languages

  • Hindi

Neelay Kothari, M.D., M.P.H.

Neelay Kothari, M.D., M.P.H.
Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Prior to joining IHA, Dr. Kothari spent over five years with a consultative clinical practice in Minneapolis, MN. He is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and his clinical interests include infections in hospitalized patients and the elderly, HIV, and infections acquired during travel.

Dr. Kothari enjoys working closely with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals to promote good health and recovery from illness.

Primary Specialties:

  • Infectious Diseases

Residency:

  • Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin

Medical Education:

  • The University of Iowa
  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

Other Distinctions:

  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Fellowship:

  • Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 
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