Bharath Raj (Raj) Varatharaj Palraj, M.B.B.S.

  1. Infectious Disease Specialist
  2. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Bacterial endocarditis
  2. HIV/AIDS
  3. Staph infections
  4. Tuberculosis
  1. Infection control
  • Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infection
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections
  • Prosthetic valve endocarditis
  • Infection control and hospital epidemiology
  • Anti-microbial stewardship
  • Tuberculosis
  • HIV

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2013
    FellowDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2010
    ResidentUniversity of Miami
  3. 2008
    InternshipSt. Joseph Hospital
  4. 2005
    MDMadras Medical College, India

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Infectious DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2010
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic Health System La Crosse
  2. 2013
    Joseph Gerraci Research AwardDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2013
    Best Poster Award - American College of CardiologyDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2012
    The 38th Remington Winter Course in Infectious Diseases Travel GrantDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2012
    IDSA ID Week Travel AwardDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2010
    Teacher of the Year AwardUniversity of Miami
  7. 2010
    Resident of the Year AwardUniversity of Miami
  8. 2010
    State Level First Place, American College of Physicians Florida. Poster CompetitionUniversity of Miami
  9. 2010
    Outstanding House Staff Award, American College of Physicians Florida ChapterUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  10. 2009
    Resident of the YearUniversity of Miami
  11. 2009
    Resident of the YearUniversity of Miami
  12. 2004
    Damien Research ScholarshipMadras Medical College, India
  13. 2004
    Intern of the Year AwardUniversity of Illinois/St Joseph Hospital
  14. 2001
    Distinctions: Anatomy, Ophthalmology, MIrobiology, and PharmacyMadras Medical College, India
  15. 1999
    State First: Mathematics in Board Exam 1999Madras Medical College, India
  16. 1999
    Jaycee Best Outgoing StudentMadras Medical College India
  17. 1997
    District First in Matriculation Board ExamSt. Joseph's Hospital
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberPhysician Advisory Group, Plummer Project, Epic Electronic Health Record/Revenue Cycle Management
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Antiretroviral Society
  3. 2014 - present
    MemberInfection Control Specialty Council
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberInfectious diseases specialty council
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberAntimicrobial Stewardship Committee - MCHS La Crosse
  6. 2014 - present
    Quality and Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic Health System
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of HIV Medicine
  8. 2013
    Non-Voting MemberInfectious Diseases Education Committee
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  10. 2011 - 2013
    Non-Voting MemberInfectious Diseases Research Committee
  11. 2011 - 2013
    Non-Voting MemberInfectious Diseases Clinical Practice Committee
  12. 2011 - 2013
    Non-Voting MemberInfectious Diseases Infection Control Committee
  13. 2010 - present
    Mayo Alumni Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  14. 2010 - present
    MemberInfectious Diseases Society of America
  15. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  16.  
    MemberInfectious diseases specialty council
  17.  
    MemberInfection Control Committee -MCHS La Crosse
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