Keck School Faculty

Rajkumar Dasgupta

Rajkumar Dasgupta

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
IRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles

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

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

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

Michigan State University: Outstanding Mentor Award, 2007

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

Michigan State University: Faculty Teaching Award, 2005

The time to offer treatments for COVID-19 Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2021 May; 30(5):505-518. . View in PubMed

The Importance of Understanding the Stages of COVID-19 in Treatment and Trials AIDS Rev. 2021 02 08; 23(1):40-47. . View in PubMed

Fatal pulmonary embolism complicating a postoperative chylothorax despite adequate thromboprophylaxis Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2013 Dec; 24(8):887-9. . View in PubMed

Exercise training in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case report Cardiopulm Phys Ther J. 2009 Dec; 20(4):12-8. . View in PubMed

Dr. Raj Dasgupta completed his residency serving Internal Medicine at Michigan State University, he went on to complete two fellowships. The first in Pulmonary & Critical Care at Columbia University, Saint Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospital and the second in Sleep Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital.

During Dr. Dasgupta’s training, he received numerous awards including resident of the year, fellow of the year and the Director’s Award for research. Once his training was complete, he worked at Abington Hospital, affiliated with Jefferson University. There he received the faculty teacher of the year award.

Currently, he teaches at the University of Southern California (USC) as a Clinical Associate Professor. For six consecutive years he has received the faculty teaching award here at USC. He also serves as the Assistant Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency and the Associate Program Director of Sleep Medicine Fellowship.

With four board certifications in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, he is not only an active clinician but also an active clinical researcher. He has taught USMLE Step 1, 2, 3, and Internal Medicine Board Review around the world for the past 20 years.

Due to his years of dedicated experience, he partnered with Elsevier to publish multiple clinical and basic science book series. They are entitled, “Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” and “Case Reports: Beyond the Pearls” consecutively

He is also a regular in media, appearing on various platforms and television shows such as Chasing the Cure, The Doctors, CNN, ABC News and Inside Edition. Be sure to check out his podcasts: “The Dr. Raj Podcast”, “Beyond the Pearls” medical podcast and MedPrepToGo. To learn more about Dr. Dasgputa go to his websites: and
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