Dr. Swati Rajagopal is an Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine Expert practising in Bangalore. She completed her primary medical training at MS Ramaiah Medical college, which is affiliated to Bangalore University and then went on to pursue her post graduate specialization in Infectious diseases at Royal Prince Alfred hospital, which is affiliated to the University of Sydney. She further did her specialization in tropical diseases, travel medicine and infection control at London school of hygiene and tropical medicine.
Dr. Swati's expertise in the clinical services include:
Upper respiratory tract infections and pleuro-pulmonary and bronchial infections
Febrile patients presenting with rash
Urinary tract infections of varying severity.
Peritonitis and other intra-abdominal infections 6.Cardiovascular infections
Skin and soft tissue infections
Central nervous system infections
Trauma related infections
Infections related to burns
Infections caused by human and animal bites
Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning syndromes
Bone and joint infections
Sexually transmitted diseases
Infections of reproductive organs
Transplant-related infections, including bone marrow and solid organs
Infections in the immune-compromised or neutropenic hosts
Her extensive professional experience involved treatment of infections in critically ill patients in ICU (intensive care unit), outpatient care and management of patients with chronic and acute infections. This also involves treatment of post operative wound infections and management of HIV patients. As a travel medicine specialist, prophylaxis, vaccinations and travel advice is also given. Being part of the infection control team, monthly audits of Hospital acquired infections and antibiotic use is conducted.