Madhavi D. Rayapudi, MD, an Infectious Disease Specialist with Northside Hospital Forsyth and Gwinnett Medical Center

Get to know Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Madhavi D. Rayapudi, who serves patients in Georgia. 

An infectious disease specialist, Dr. Rayapudi is affiliated with Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia. Northside Hospital Forsyth continues to expand and add services to meet the ever-growing healthcare needs of Forsyth County and its surrounding communities. The 304-bed hospital has more than 2,500 physicians and 3,000 employees.

In addition to being affiliated with Northside Hospital Forsyth, Dr. Rayapudi is on staff at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Gwinnett Medical Center is a 553-bed, not-for-profit health care network that provides a wide array of high-quality services and facilities to Lawrenceville, Duluth, Hamilton Mill, Johns Creek, and the metro Atlanta area. 

After earning her medical degree from Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research in Kolar, India in 1993, Dr. Rayapudi relocated to the United States. There, she completed her internship in internal medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by her residency in internal medicine at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, New Jersey. Additionally, she completed a fellowship in infectious disease at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2003. 

She is board-certified in infectious disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Infectious disease, also known as infectiology, is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis, control, and treatment of infections. An infectious disease specialist’s practice may consist largely of managing nosocomial, or hospital-acquired. infections, or it may be out-patient based. Dr. Rayapudi specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. 

In her spare time, Dr. Rayapudi enjoys exercising and listening to music. Attributing her success to hard work and her patients, she earned the Most Compassionate Physician Award in 2011. In addition to English, she speaks Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. 

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