Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD

Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Medical Director
Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Director of Clinical Services
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Associate Program Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Room / Suite
D-7235
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-2585
Phone
(615) 322-2250

Specialty
Infectious Diseases, Pediatric
M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2003
Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2003
Internship
Pediatric Internship-University of California, San Francisco, CA
Residency
Pediatric Residency-University of California, San Francisco, CA
Fellowship
Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship-University of California, San Francisco, CA

Clinical Interests

Antibiotic stewardship, rapid diagnostics, infectious diseases

Research Information

Dr. Banerjee conducts clinical research related to surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and strategies to optimize appropriate antibiotic use. She is principal investigator on NIH and CDC-funded studies implementing and evaluating rapid diagnostics and other antibiotic stewardship interventions.

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