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Dr. Raja, M.D. - Internal Medicine

Dr. Raja, M.D. is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Raja, M.D. completed Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Rangaraya Medical College, India in 1991 and then underwent one year rotary internship in all specialties. After this, he pursued further studies in USA and completed PGY 1 in 1996 at Hurley Medical center, Flint, MI. Rotated in Pediatrics and OBGYN dedicating two months to each specialty and participated in Internal Medicine for the remaining period. Gained experience in managing routine Gynecological cases and delivering anti-natal and post-natal care. Also obtained experience in managing outpatient Pediatric clinic. Later Dr. Raja, M.D. completed PGY 2 & PGY 3 in Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, NY in 1998, which provided invaluable education and experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • Currently practicing Internal Medicine
  • Three years of Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Six months as Emergency Room Physician
  • Two years as Registrar in General Surgery
  • One year as Senior House officer in Internal Medicine

Professional & Work Experience

  • St. Joseph Medical Clinic – July 2005 to Present
  • Joined Donepudi Medical Corporation & Practicing Internal Medicine in Vacherie, LA – Jan 1999 to 2007
  • Active staff member at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Emergency Room Physician – Jan 1995 – June 1995

  • Worked as Emergency Room Physician at Cornwall Regional Hospital, Montegobay, Jamaica
  • Gained experience performing various outpatient surgical procedures such as reducing fractures, draining abscesses, performing biopsies, wound debridement and structures, etc.

Surgical Registrar – Jan 1993 – Jan 1995

Worked as Surgical Registrar at Cornwall Regional Hospital, Montegobay, Jamaica, WI which is a 400 bedded multi specialty hospital, with excellent opportunities handling Trauma, Emergency & Elective Surgical problems. Also rotated through Orthopedics, Urological and Orthopedic cases in both inpatient & outpatient settings

Senior House Officer – November 1991 – November 1992

Worked as Senior House Officer in Internal Medicine at GGH Kakinada, India, which is an 800 bedded hospital involved in management of routine medical problems. Gained experience in treating various infectious and tropical diseases

 Awards and Professional Affiliations

  • Life member, India Medical Association
  • Fully registered with Indian Medical Council
  • Fully registered with Jamaican Medical Council
  • Member Louisiana State Medical Society
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