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Selvi Rajagopal, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female

Languages: English, Spanish, Tamil

Expertise

Adolescent Health, Bariatrics, Chronic Disease Prevention, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Nutrition, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Women's Health ...read more

Research Interests

Culinary Medicine; Adolescent Health and Development; and Obesity

Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Background

Selvi Rajagopal, MD, MPH is dual-board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She specializes in medical weight management to prevent and treat chronic disease beginning in late adolescence through adulthood. In her clinical practice at the Johns Hopkins Healthful Eating, Activity and Weight Program, she works with individuals to implement a holistic approach to achieve their health goals through sustainable weight loss and weight maintenance, incorporating key elements of nutrition, exercise, mental health and medication management.

Beyond her clinical role, Dr. Rajagopal is engaged in medical student and resident education within Obesity Medicine. Her research and public health interests include the improvement of health and nutrition literacy and food environment policy reform as strategies to reduce chronic disease burden among low-income populations across the age spectrum.

Dr. Rajagopal received her Doctor of Medicine degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed a combined training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Following residency, she worked as a Medicine-Pediatrics hospitalist prior to joining the combined General Preventive Medicine Residency-Masters in Public Health Program at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2018 to pursue her interests in population health and chronic disease prevention. She pursued additional clinical training in weight management at the Johns Hopkins Digestive Weight Loss Center during her Preventive Medicine residency and has since joined clinical faculty within the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Education

Degrees

  • MD, The George Washington University School of Medicine (2012)

Residencies

  • Baylor College of Medicine / Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (2016)
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health / Preventive Medicine (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2016)
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine / Obesity Medicine (2020)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2016)

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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