Vidhu Kariyawasam

Vidhu Kariyawasam, MD

Assistant Professor Of Medicine

Business Phone: (352) 294-5481

About Vidhu Kariyawasam

Dr. Vidhu Kariyawasam completed her residency in internal medicine at Danbury Hospital – Yale New Haven School of Medicine and went on to complete her fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UF Division of Infectious Diseases and Global medicine, where she also serves as the medical director for the Outpatient Infectious Disease clinic. Her specific interests include HIV provider education and the prevention and management of HIV infection in adults, as well as opportunistic infections in HIV patients. Dr. Kariyawasam is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.


Exemplary Teacher Award
2020 · UF College of Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2019 · UF College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    American Board of Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Mycobaterial Tuberculosis
  • West Nile Virus screening


Post-COVID seizure: A new feature of “long-COVID”.
eNeurologicalSci. 23 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ensci.2021.100340. [PMID] 33898792.
Pseudomonal Meningoencephalitis With Ventriculitis Secondary to Bacteremia in a Burn Patient: A Novel Case.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/irab016. [PMID] 33484564.
Cerebral toxoplasmosis after rituximab for pemphigus vulgaris.
JAAD case reports. 6(1):37-41 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jdcr.2019.10.015. [PMID] 31909136.
Single-Tablet Combination Therapy for HIV Infection in Pregnancy.
Clinical obstetrics and gynecology. 62(4):804-815 [DOI] 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000476. [PMID] 31305487.


Fellowship – Infectious Disease
2018 · University of Florida
Residency – Internal Medicine
2016 · Danbury Hospital
Intern Medical Officer
2012 · Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital Sri Lanka
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2011 · University of Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka

Contact Details

(352) 294-5481