Reuben Arasaratnam, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Complications Transplant Recipients


Dr. Arasaratnam graduated from University of Oxford Medical School in the UK, and completed his internal medicine residency in England, achieving Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2010. He subsequently moved to the United States to pursue an internal medicine residency at the University of North Carolina and Infectious Disease Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Research Pathway. During his fellowship, he gained additional clinical training in transplant infectious diseases and pursued translational research in T cell immunotherapy for the treatment of viral infections in immunocompromised recipients. Dr. Arasaratnam joined the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2017 and is primarily focusing his clinical and research efforts on the care of the immunocompromised recipient.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - , Medicine
  • Graduate School - Harvard University, International Health
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians (2011), Member
  • Infectious Disease Society of America (2013), Member
  • American Society of Transplantation (2013), Member
Honors & Awards
  • David Ontjes Award for Outstanding Performance During Residency 2012, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • First Place 2016, Department of Medicine Housestaff Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Books & Publications
  • Viral Immunology
  • Utility of Clinical Biomarkers to Predict Infections Following Solid Organ Transplant
  • Application of Cellular Therapies to Treat Viral Infections in Immunocompromised Recipients

Clinical Focus

  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Complications Transplant Recipients

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