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Shikha Rathi, MD, MBBS


Assistant Professor, Medicine

Phone: 267-683-1057

Email: shikha.rathi@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine


Educational Background:



MBBS, Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Thane, India


Internship, Internal Medicine, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ


Residency, Internal Medicine, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ


Fellowship, Geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

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clinical Interests:

  • Dementia
  • Delirium
  • Falls
  • Preventive care
  • Internal medicine
  • Arthritis
  • Hypertension
  • Geriatrics care

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board certification(s):


  • Internal Medicine

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Research Interests:

  • Dementia
  • Falls
  • Delirium
  • Dementia-related depression and psychosis
  • Polypharmacy in older adults
  • Elder abuse and neglect
  • Sleep disorders in older adults
  • Failure to thrive
  • Perioperative care for older adults
  • Pressure ulcers and wounds
  • Osteoarthritis

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professional affiliations:


  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Geriatric Society

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