Dr. Anjali Gupta joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anjali Gupta joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine on July 1, 2018 as an Instructor. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Gupta first discovered her love of teaching while tutoring inner city youth in Baltimore and as a biology instructor for MCAT students. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and subsequently completed residency in internal medicine in June 2018 at Case Western Reserve University – MetroHealth Medical Center.

Dr. Gupta’s prior research includes developing and analyzing multimodality imaging methods including PET/CT and PET/MRI for evaluation of targeted imaging probes for the non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of chronic illnesses. These multimodal imaging methods have been applied to diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease in small animal models and have led to three peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Gupta has also worked in quality improvement to examine the utility of sputum cultures in the short stay hospital setting and in decreasing hospital admissions for patients with concerns for secondary gain. She has worked with emergency medicine and hospital medicine physicians to implement action plans regarding admission criteria for patients with known drug-seeking behavior. Her other interests include equitable allocation of limited healthcare resources and humanism in medicine. Dr. Gupta is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.