Dr. Anurag Gandhi joined Birmingham Infectious Diseases in 2015. He graduated from St. John’s Medical College Bangalore, India. He moved to Syracuse NY, and completed his residency in internal medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He then completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases (ID) at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2011. He moved to Gadsden, Alabama to establish the first full service Infectious Diseases practice at the Gadsden Regional Medical Center. During his tenure there, he also served as the Chief of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Gandhi is an active staff member of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Grandview Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center and Select Specialty Hospital and leads the Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship activities at many of these hospitals. He is board certified in Infectious Diseases and an active member of the Infectious Disease Society of America.
Dr. Gandhi has years of experience in the management of bone and prosthetic joint infections. He currently collaborates with multiple orthopedic groups to provide this service. He focuses on patient centric and cost-effective ways of delivering care to people needing long term intravenous antibiotics. Birmingham Infusion was added to the practice in 2016 under his able leadership and now has successful 7 day a week hospital avoidance programs for skin and soft tissue infections. He has a particular interest in collaborating with other subspecialties needing infusion services and is looking forward to growing the footprint of comprehensive Infectious Diseases and Infusion services throughout the state of Alabama. He is also very passionate about teaching the Baptist medicine residents and UAB ID fellows during their ID clinical rotations with him.