About Deepak Asudani, MBBS
Deepak Asudani, MBBS, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. As a hospitalist, Dr. Asudani is assigned to patients at the time of admission and provides care only during their hospital stay. He does not see patients at outpatient clinics and is not available for appointments. Upon a patient's hospital discharge, Dr. Asudani communicates with their regular physician to ensure quality care. He serves as vice chief of Clinical Operations within the Division of Hospital Medicine. He also is a medical director for International Patients Program for inpatients.
Dr. Asudani is a member of the Public Policy Committee of Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and a leadership committee member of Global Health and Human Rights section of the SHM. He has also been involved with a number of World Health Organization public health projects.
He has served as the editor-in-chief of the Internet Journal of Internal Medicine and is a reviewer for several medical publications. He is on the editorial board for the Journal of Precision Medicine.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Asudani was an instructor of wireless health engineering at Case Western Reserve University. Previously, he served as an assistant professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and a hospitalist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.
He completed a residency in internal medicine at New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, where he also served as assistant chief medical resident. Dr. Asudani earned his medical degree (MBBS) from the University of Rajasthan - Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College in Udaipur, India. He holds a Master's in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass. Dr. Asudani is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Asudani is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) from the Credentialing Committee in Medical Management/American Association of Physicians Leadership, and holds certification in genetics and genomics from Stanford University Center for Professional Development, Palo Alto, Calif.
His other interests include advocacy surrounding global health and human rights, public policy development and health and education disparities and applied genomics.
- University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
- New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, NY
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Hospital Medicine