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Rajkumar Dasgupta, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
IRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7923

Overview

Dr. Dasgupta is a valued source in medicine giving valuable advice on various media outlets and television shows such as The Doctors and Larry King Now. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he practices medicine at Keck Medicine of USC’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He also travels to teach aspiring doctors around the world how to pass the USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 and the Internal Medicine board exam. His life mission is to educate patients, students and aspiring doctors for better patient care.

Dr. Dasgupta earned his medical degree from Medical University of Silesia. He then went on to complete two fellowships, one in pulmonary/critical care at St. Luke's- Roosevelt Columbia University, the other in sleep medicine at Henry Ford Hospital.

Awards

Abington Hospital : Teaching Faculty of the Year- Golden Apple Award, 2013

Michigan State University: Faculty Teaching Award, 2005

Columbia University Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital : Fellow of the Year, 2009

University of Southern California : Teaching Faculty of the Year, 2015

Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center: Director's Award for Research, 2006

Michigan State University: Outstanding Mentor Award, 2007

Publications

Hoskote SS, Devarapally SR, Dasgupta R, Pang Y, Shapiro JM. Fatal pulmonary embolism complicating a postoperative chylothorax despite adequate thromboprophylaxis. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2013 Dec; 24(8):887-9. View in: PubMed

Shoemaker MJ, Wilt JL, Dasgupta R, Oudiz RJ. Exercise training in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case report. Cardiopulm Phys Ther J. 2009 Dec; 20(4):12-8. View in: PubMed

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