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photo Varidhi Nauriyal, MD, FACP

Infectious Diseases

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-647-7228

Office: Falk Medical Building 7th Floor
3601 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-7228
Fax: 412-647-7951
Administrative Assistant:
Mary Ann Brown
Address: Falk Medical Building, Suite 5B
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-6473
Education and Training
MBBS, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 2005
Internal Medicine Residency, Hospital of St Raphael/Yale University School of Medicine Affiliate, 2012
Chief Resident - Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Medical Center-St Raphael Campus, 2013
Fellowship Infectious Diseases and Critical Care, Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University School of Medicine Affiliate, 2020
Research Interest
Dr. Nauriyal's research publications have focussed on antimicrobial stewardship in low-middle income countries and COVID-19.
Clinical Interest
In my Infectious disease role, I am going to devote my time towards management of endovascular infections, sugical ID and participate in teaching of fellows and residents in General ID service. As a crtical care physician my interest lie in improving sepsis related mortality and work towards developing critical care curriculums for low-middle income countries where the expertise is needed.
Educational Interest
Dr. Nauriyal serves as a Clinical Educator medical students, residents, and fellows. She is interested in teaching both Infectious disease and critical care with emphasis on enhancing effective communication with patients and developing bedside clinical skills.
Selected Publications:
Fadel R, et al, Nauriyal V. Early short course corticosteroids in hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020; 71(16): 2114-2120.
Arshad S, et al, Nauriyal V. Treatment with Hydroxychloroquine, Azithromycin, and Combination in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020; 97: 396-403.
Nauriyal V, Ueberroth B, Zakhia A, Herc E. Invasive Aspergillosis of the liver in an immunocompetent patient. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2017; 27(6): 370-373.
Katz L, Nauriyal V, Nagaraj S,, Finch A, Pearlstein K, Sproule C. Infrared Imaging of Trauma Patients for Detection of Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Leg. Critical Care Medicine. 2008; 36(6): 1756-61.
Nauriyal V, Rai SM, Joshi RD, Thapa BB, Kaljee L, Prentiss T, Maki G, Shrestha B. Evaluation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program for Wound and Burn Care in Three Hospitals in Nepal. Antibiotics. 2020; 9(12): 914.
Notable Achievements
Award for the best Clinical poster, Michigan ID Scientific Meeting, 2019
Present Member, Infectious Disease Society of America, 2018
Present Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2019
Present Elected Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2017
Co-chair Diversity Committee ACP, Connecticut Chapter, 2014-2017
Co-chair Early Career Physicians Committee ACP, Connecticut Chapter, 2016-2017
Research poster Judge American College of Physicians (ACP), National Meeting, 2017
Research poster Judge Society of General Internal Medicine, New England Regional Meeting, 2014
Present Member, American College of Physician, 2013
Clinical Tutor- Yale school of Medicine, 2012-2013