Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born in India. Having had exposure to the under-served from an early age she developed an interest to pursue a career in medicine so that she could have a tangible skill set that would make her a useful member of any community. She received her medical degree from Dr. P.S.I. Medical School and Research Foundation. Her undergraduate years solidified the desire to serve others via time spent in rural postings. She continued her volunteer work by taking an active part in various campaigns like blood donation camps, the Pulse Polio campaign, and the Haritha Visakha Mass Plantation Drive, helping to fight back the devastation caused by the cyclone. After college, she worked in the research department of gastroenterology at Emory University where she observed closely novel genetic discoveries in inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Nutakki completed her internship and residency at St. Barnabas Hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2022. She has had varied interests and participated in many projects during her training. Her current areas of interest are general internal medicine with focus on inpatient and outpatient medicine, special interest in POCUS and gastroenterology. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Outside of medicine, her hobbies include playing badminton, biking, reading, watching movies, trying new restaurants, and traveling. She looks forward to providing care for her patients as a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine. Her key interests are hospital medicine, inpatient care, and gastroenterology.