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Rajiv Mallipudi, MD, MHS

Internal Medicine

Biography

Rajiv M Mallipudi, MD, MHS is a board-certified internal medicine hospitalist physician, healthcare systems clinical researcher, and passionate medical educator who currently serves as Unit Medical Director and Physician Lead for COVID-19 at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital in the Division of Hospital Medicine, and concurrently serves as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. 

He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical doctorate from the Avalon University School of Medicine graduating with both summa cum laude and President’s List honors. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center where he received numerous research awards. Recently, Dr. Mallipudi graduated as the first Hospital Medicine Fellow at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital. In this role he sat on many committees and collaborated with senior executive healthcare leadership at both Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital and throughout the Yale New Haven Health system to provide safe, cost-effective high-quality patient-centered care. 

At Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Mallipudi led one of the first COVID-19 medical units, and currently serves as the Physician Lead for COVID-19 in the Division of Hospital Medicine. He is also a Physician Lead for Transitional Care Rounds, which is an interdisciplinary committee that aims at reducing the length of stay within Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital. In addition, he is the Physician Lead for the Billing and Coding Curriculum in its Division of Hospital Medicine. Recently, he led a successful quality improvement project reducing the length of stay for patients that underwent surgical amputation for osteomyelitis by a mean of three days through an innovative electronic order set using Lean management principles. 

Dr. Mallipudi has a passion for medical education and enthusiastically volunteered to give dozens of medical lectures. Given his engaging public speaking and ability to teach, Dr. Mallipudi has won awards for outstanding poster and oral research presentations at conferences in diverse fields such as the Society of Hospital Medicine, The Oncology Society of New Jersey, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Mallipudi has also published manuscripts in diverse fields which include radiation oncology, hospital quality improvement, oncology, and preventative care.

Dr. Mallipudi looks forward to contributing each day towards the growth of Yale New Haven Health and Yale School of Medicine, being a positive role model for the resident physician and medical student community, and providing high-quality compassionate care towards all his patients.

Titles

  • Clinical Instructor, Medicine
  • Unit Medical Director, Hospital Medicine
  • COVID-19 Physician Lead, Hospital Medicine

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital (2020)
  • Resident
    Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center (2019)
  • MD
    Avalon University School of Medicine (2016)
  • MHS
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2010)
  • BS
    Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering (2009)

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Biography

Rajiv M Mallipudi, MD, MHS is a board-certified internal medicine hospitalist physician, healthcare systems clinical researcher, and passionate medical educator who currently serves as Unit Medical Director and Physician Lead for COVID-19 at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital in the Division of Hospital Medicine, and concurrently serves as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. 

He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical doctorate from the Avalon University School of Medicine graduating with both summa cum laude and President’s List honors. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center where he received numerous research awards. Recently, Dr. Mallipudi graduated as the first Hospital Medicine Fellow at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital. In this role he sat on many committees and collaborated with senior executive healthcare leadership at both Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital and throughout the Yale New Haven Health system to provide safe, cost-effective high-quality patient-centered care. 

At Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Mallipudi led one of the first COVID-19 medical units, and currently serves as the Physician Lead for COVID-19 in the Division of Hospital Medicine. He is also a Physician Lead for Transitional Care Rounds, which is an interdisciplinary committee that aims at reducing the length of stay within Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital. In addition, he is the Physician Lead for the Billing and Coding Curriculum in its Division of Hospital Medicine. Recently, he led a successful quality improvement project reducing the length of stay for patients that underwent surgical amputation for osteomyelitis by a mean of three days through an innovative electronic order set using Lean management principles. 

Dr. Mallipudi has a passion for medical education and enthusiastically volunteered to give dozens of medical lectures. Given his engaging public speaking and ability to teach, Dr. Mallipudi has won awards for outstanding poster and oral research presentations at conferences in diverse fields such as the Society of Hospital Medicine, The Oncology Society of New Jersey, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Mallipudi has also published manuscripts in diverse fields which include radiation oncology, hospital quality improvement, oncology, and preventative care.

Dr. Mallipudi looks forward to contributing each day towards the growth of Yale New Haven Health and Yale School of Medicine, being a positive role model for the resident physician and medical student community, and providing high-quality compassionate care towards all his patients.

Titles

  • Clinical Instructor, Medicine
  • Unit Medical Director, Hospital Medicine
  • COVID-19 Physician Lead, Hospital Medicine

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital (2020)
  • Resident
    Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center (2019)
  • MD
    Avalon University School of Medicine (2016)
  • MHS
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2010)
  • BS
    Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering (2009)

Additional Information