Gautam Kalyatanda MD

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Dr. Gautam Kalyatanda, MD

Dr. Gautam S Kalyatanda is an Assistant Professor of Medicine within the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine. He provides care to patients with infectious diseases, non-tuberculous mycobacteria and with tropical diseases.

He received his medical degree from the University of Mysore, India and completed his internal medicine residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed his fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Florida, after which he completed a year of post-doctoral training at the University of Florida in global health and tuberculosis. Dr. Kalyatanda runs a clinic focused on tropical medicine and treating patients infected with non-tuberculous mycobacteria.

Dr. Kalyatanda is committed to medical education. He is the division education director and the associate program director of the infectious disease fellowship. He also serves as a collaborative learning group leader for medical students at UF. He has been awarded the department of medicine Excellence in Teaching Award for 2018 and 2019. He was awarded the International Educator of the Year Award for 2020 by UF College of Medicine.

He is involved in global health activities and is interested in social media as an educational tool. Dr. Kalyatanda has also been an advisor to international committees on anti-microbial resistance.


International Educator of the Year Award

2020 · College of Medicine, UF International Center

Excellence in Teaching

2018-2019 · College of Medicine, University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Diseases
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine


    Post-Doctoral Fellow in Tuberculosis and Global Health

    2015-2016 · University of Florida

    Chief Fellow in Infectious Disease and Global Medicine

    2014-2015 · University of Florida

    Fellow in Infectious Disease and Global Medicine

    2013-2015 · University of Florida

    Residency in Internal Medicine

    2010-2013 · St. Vincent’s Hospital

    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

    2010 · JSS Medical College, India



    Disseminated Nocardia beijingensis Masquerading as Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a Patient With Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

    No human exists in isolation or as an island: The outcomes of a multidisciplinary, global, and context-specific COVID-19 consortium.
    American journal of disaster medicine.

    Rapid, Noninvasive Diagnosis of Balamuthia mandrillaris Encephalitis by a Plasma-Based Next-Generation Sequencing Test.
    Open forum infectious diseases.

    Severe Case of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in a Pregnant Woman from Nigeria.
    Case reports in infectious diseases. 2019

    Refractory acute respiratory failure due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (PCP) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonitis: A case report and review of literature.

    Compliance with the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines for hyperlipidemia in a resident-run ambulatory clinic: a retrospective data analysis.
    Journal of clinical lipidology.